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Sky Italia says alliance with Mediaset Premium not possible

Wednesday 24 July 2013 | 12:08 CET | News
An alliance between Italian pay-TV operators Sky Italia and Mediaset Premium is not possible, according to the CEO of Sky Italia, Andrea Zappia. Speaking on the margins of a press conference on the occasion of the operator's tenth anniversary, Zappia said that the deal would not likely pass the scrutiny of the country's Antitrust Authority. At the press conference, Sky highlighted that it has invested EUR 10 billion since launching in 2003, including EUR 1.08 billion in audiovisual production. The company counted 4.78 million subscribers at the end of March, employs 6,500 people and offers

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