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Sky Italia to launch new FTA channel in August - report

Tuesday 16 June 2015 | 11:50 CET | News
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Italian broadcaster Sky Italia is set to close a deal with Viacom to acquire MTV Italia with a view to launching a new free-to-air channel on DTT in August, according to unnamed sources cited by La Repubblica. Sky's aim is to use MTV Italia's channel 8 to launch its third FTA channel on DTT, after Cielo and Sky TG24, this time dedicated to sports. Under the terms of the deal, which the sources said should be finalised next week, Viacom would also offer Sky exclusive access to its programmes and channels, including Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr.

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