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Giglio Group signs M-Three SatCom deals

January 26, 2017

Giglio Group, the Italian company in e-commerce 4.0, has signed new national level deals in the broadcasting and telco sector.

The first concerns the agreement with RTL 102.5 Network to launch two new channels in HD via satellite through Eutelsat’s Hot Bird satellites at 13 degrees East: the “radiovision” of RTL 102.5 TV HD (ch. 36 digital terrestrial and SKY ch.750) and Radio Freccia HD, Radio Freccia’s video version, the new RTL Group channel always dedicated to rock music, broadcasting since January on channel 258 of digital terrestrial. M-Three SatCom – the Broadcasting & Telco division of the Group – will handle the transmission of the signal via satellite of the two channels in HD.

The contracts run from the month of January 2017 and were concluded separately for each broadcaster for the three-year period, including teleport services, permanent satellite capacity and connecting services in optical fiberre The two contracts are in addition to the channels that have already been open since in 2016 for radio channels with RTL102.5, Radio Feeccia and the Italian Radio Zeta, already broadcasted on the M-Three platform of the Giglio Group.

Alessandro Giglio, the Giglio Group President, said: “We are very proud of the agreement with RTL 102.5, also because it is historically one of the most active radio stations in technology, able to reach users across all possible media platforms compatible with most of the media-devices. A mindset that is perfectly matched to that of our group, thanks to these new contracts which confirm the growth trend of the broadcasting & Telco division for the transition of the major TV channels in HD Standard”.

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