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Mediaset to ask Sky Italia to pay retransmission fees

Thursday 30 July 2015 | 11:53 CET | News
Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset is to request retransmission fees from pay-TV operator Sky Italia for airing its free-to-air channels on Sky's DTH platform. The move follows a recent decision by Italy's communications regulator AgCom, which ruled that state broadcaster RAI was entitled to receive retransmission payment for Sky's airing of its FTA TV channels. "We have been seeking a retransmission fees agreement with Sky for a period of twelve years, something that is standard practice in the US and Germany," said Mediaset executive director Gina Nieri, with strategic marketing

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / RAI / Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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