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Sky Italia to replace Mediaset's Rete 4 with Rai 4 - report

Wednesday 2 September 2015 | 10:19 CET | News
Sky Italia is set to replace the Mediaset channel Rete 4 with the Rai 4 channel of state broadcaster Rai following a row with Mediaset over retransmission fees, reports La Repubblica. To counter Mediaset's move to fully encrypt its free-to-air channels on Sky Italia's DTH platform starting 07 September, Sky has decided to replace Mediaset's Rete 4, Canale 5 and Italia 1, currently occupying channels 104, 105 and 106, with Rai 4, Sky Uno and an as yet unnamed Sky-owned channel. Satellite viewers will need to acquire a TivuSat decoder and smartcard, for which no monthly subscription is

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