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Italy: TIM starts production of premium content

December 19, 2016

From Branislav Pekic in Rome

TIM (Telecom Italia) will accelerate the rollout out of quadruple play services by starting production of premium content for ultra-broadband. The company also plans to spin-off the activities of its on-demand TV service TIMvision.

The new company’s mission will be to present a video offer enriched with original premium content produced and co-produced both nationally and internationally.

The strategy, outlined by CEO Flavio Cattaneo to the Board of Directors, identifies TIMvision as the tool to provide TIM with exclusive content in ultra-broadband that will support the uptake of fibre consumption by enlarging the offering of IPTV products and services

TIMvision currently disposes of a library of 8,000 movie titles and has 800,000 customers.

Further details will be outlined as part of the 2017-2019 Strategic Plan, which will be unveiled in February 2017.

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