Current TV, the peer-to-peer news and information network, announced that it has reached a distribution agreement with SKY Italia. The deal, which calls for an Italian version of Current TV will add an additional 4.24 million households to the network's global reach, making Current TV available in 56 million households worldwide.
“By being the world’s peer-to-peer news and information source, Current is an important voice for young adults. We are delighted to bring this innovative channel to Italy, and we look forward to a successful partnership with Current,” said Tom Mockridge, CEO, SKY Italia. Current was launched in 2005 with the goal of giving young adults a voice in the media by inviting them to collaborate with the network to create television.