0
Video

Netflix taps RAI for Italian content - report

Friday 3 July 2015 | 08:23 CET | News
Netflix has held talks with RAI over the acquisition of rights to content produced by the Italian state broadcaster, according to unnamed sources cited by business daily Milano Finanza. The US company will launch its video streaming service in Italy in October and is aiming for at least 20 percent of its catalogue of 3,500 titles to be produced locally. "Our offer will include Italian titles, which is why we are looking for licenses and rights," said Netflix vice president Joris Evers, without commenting on the Rai rumours. "We are interested in local co-productions, such those pùt in place

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Netflix / RAI
Countries: Italy
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

One in four Italian families don't pay TV licence 

Published 11 Nov 2015 11:33 CET | Italy
Around 7 million Italian families evade paying the country's TV licence, according to a document filed by the Ministry of Economy ...

Netflix available in Italy from EUR 7.99/mth

Published 22 Oct 2015 13:59 CET | Italy
Netflix has launched its video streaming service in Italy, with users who sign up online given the opportunity of trying the ...

Italians to be fined EUR 500 for non-payment of TV licence

Published 19 Oct 2015 09:07 CET | Italy
The fine for non-payment of Italy's TV licence will rise to EUR 500 starting next year, according to a draft copy of the new ...

Italian TV licence cut to EUR 100, added to electricity bill

Published 16 Oct 2015 10:47 CET | Italy
Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has confirmed that the country's TV licence will be cut to EUR 100 from EUR 113 and added to ...

Netflix, Mediaset reach Italian TV rights deal – report

Published 13 Oct 2015 12:14 CET | Italy
Netflix has reached a deal with Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset to share the rights to its own series "Orange is the New ...

Netflix to launch in Italy on 22 October

Published 30 Sep 2015 15:30 CET | Italy
Netflix has announced that 22 October will be the official launch date for its video streaming service in Italy. The company also ...

Vodafone to promote Netflix launch in Italy

Published 22 Sep 2015 10:50 CET | Italy
Netflix and Vodafone Italia have announced a partnership and an agreement to promote the video streaming service in Italy when it ...

Netflix eyeing 16 October launch in Italy

Published 08 Sep 2015 11:33 CET | Italy
Netflix is eyeing 16 October as the launch date for its video streaming service in Italy, reports Corriere della Sera, citing the ...

Italians watch most traditional broadcast TV - study

Published 04 Sep 2015 11:41 CET | Italy
Italians spend around four hours and 20 minutes a day watching TV, more than any other European country, according to new ...

Telecom Italia to stream Netflix via TIMvision platform

Published 29 Jul 2015 14:02 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia has finally announced the details of its agreement with Netflix that will see the video streaming service being ...

Netflix to reveal Italian original production by October

Published 20 Jul 2015 08:33 CET | Italy
Netflix will announce at least one Italian live action production by October, when the video streaming service is due to launch ...

Netflix customers still use legacy pay-TV services - study

Published 10 Jul 2015 10:57 CET | World
The use of legacy pay-TV services among Netflix customers has fallen only three points in the last three years from 87 to 84 ...

Netflix confirms launch of original film initiative

Published 08 Jul 2015 10:58 CET | World
Netflix announced the launch of its original film initiative with the film 'Beasts of Burden', written and directed by Cary ...

Netflix wil uitzendrechten Italiaanse staatsomroep

Published 03 Jul 2015 09:01 CET | Italy
Netflix heeft gesprekken gevoerd met de Italiaanse staatsomroep RAI over aankoop van uitzendrechten. Dat melden Italiaanse media ...

Netflix to pay full 22% VAT in Italy

Published 19 Jun 2015 15:11 CET | Italy
Netflix has confirmed that it will pay the full VAT rate of 22 percent when it launches in Italy in October. The US video ...

Netflix to launch Italian service in October

Published 08 Jun 2015 09:31 CET | Italy
Netflix has confirmed that it will launch its video streaming service in Italy in October as part of its target to reach 200 ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

18 Oct Digi Q3 2019
18 Oct Reliance Jio fiscal Q2
21 Oct Logitech fiscal Q2
21 Oct Brand Marketing and Digital Summit
22 Oct DNA Q3 2019
22 Oct Grameenphone Q3 2019
22 Oct Calix Q3 2019
22 Oct Snap Q3 2019
22 Oct MWC Los Angeles 2019
23 Oct AT&T Q3 2019
23 Oct Rogers Communications Q3 2019
23 Oct Telenor Q3 2019
23 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2019
23 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
23 Oct Millicom Q3 2019
23 Oct Netgear Q3 2019
23 Oct Annual Customer Service Summit
24 Oct Netia Q3 2019
24 Oct Nokia Q3 2019
24 Oct Comcast Q3 2019
24 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2019
24 Oct Norwegian telecoms market H1 report
24 Oct Smith Micro Q3 2019
24 Oct Verisign Q3 2019
24 Oct STMicroelectronics Q3 2019
24 Oct Televisa Q3 2019
24 Oct Nordic Entertainment Q3 2019
24 Oct Amazon Q3 2019
24 Oct HKBN fiscal FY
24 Oct Maxlinear Q3 2019
::: More Calendar Items