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Sky inks deal to rent 5 Telecom Italia DTT channels - report

Monday 23 June 2014 | 09:07 CET | News
Sky Italia reached an agreement back in May to rent five DTT channels from Telecom Italia Media, two unnamed people told Bloomberg. Under the terms of the deal, Sky Italia will be able to start broadcasting the DTT channels from October 2014 to June 2015, and could effectively reach 95 percent of Italian homes. Sky mainly operates in Italy via satellite and high-speed broadband networks and needs terrestrial channels to compete with Mediaset, which runs free-to-air channels as well as the pay-TV service Mediaset Premium. Telecom Italia already signed a distribution agreement with Sky last

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / Sky Italia / Telecom Italia / Telecom Italia Media / TIM
Countries: Italy
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