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Rai confirms 3-year deal to air Rai 4 on Sky's DTH platform

Monday 14 September 2015 | 11:47 CET | News
Italian state broadcaster Rai and Sky Italia confirmed an agreement to air the Rai 4 channel on Sky's DTH platform starting 14 September. The three-year deal to broadcast Rai 4 on channel 104 of the Sky platform will be reviewed after 18 months, depending on audience figures, said the companies in a statement. Sky moved to replace Rete 4 (Mediaset) with Rai 4 after a row with Mediaset over retransmission fees. To counter Mediaset's move to fully encrypt its free-to-air channels on Sky's DTH platform starting 07 September, the satellite broadcaster also replaced Canale 5 and Italia 1,

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