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TIM tests multicast tech

TIM, the Italian telco, is testing multicast signal distribution over satellite to offer its customers high quality, live streaming – even in the country’s most remote areas. The testing, delivered through the TimVision Box in Adaptative Bit Rate (ABR) multicast mode, was developed in collaboration with Eutelsat, which owns and operates the Eutelsat Konnect satellite […]

June 27, 2022

Mediaset to expand HD offering on Tivùsat

Italy’s Mediaset is expanding its HD offering on the Tivùsat DTH platform as of July 17th. Besides the existing HD versions of Canale 5; Rete 4; Italia 1; and 27, the broadcaster will add eight more TV channels in HD, namely Iris, La5, Cine34, Focus, Top Crime, Tgcom24, Mediaset Extra and Italia2. This will bring […]

June 27, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Italy: DAZN changes policy to tackle account sharing

Sports streaming service DAZN has announced changes to its pricing policy in Italy from September in an attempt to boost revenues and curb account sharing. The price of the Standard subscription will go up from €19.99 to €29.99 per month, a price that enables simultaneous access via two devices from the same home IP address. […]

June 10, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Eutelsat awarded ISO 14001 cert for Turin Teleport

Eutelsat’s teleport in Turin, Italy, has just been granted ISO 14001 certification, testifying to the Group’s commitment to mitigating the environmental impact of its terrestrial operations predominantly conducted at its teleports. Issued by Bureau Veritas, the ISO 14001 certification is the latest addition to a similar award secured by Eutelsat’s teleport in Cagliari (Italy) in […]

June 10, 2022

Skyline, Lutech Spa roll out SDN-controlled media network for Rai Way

At the outcome of the related public tender, Rai Way, the leading Italian network infrastructure and services operator, has selected Lutech Spa and its partner Skyline Communications for the rollout of their new IP video and audio contribution and distribution network. Leveraging the flexibility offered by a full-IP software-defined media network orchestrated by DataMiner, Rai […]

June 7, 2022

PPV England matches on FuboTV

FuboTV, the US sports-first live TV streaming platform, is expanding its distribution of four Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Nations League matches in June to Pay-Per-View (PPV). The matches will continue to stream live on FuboTV as previously announced. FuboTV’s exclusive English language streams of four UEFA Nations League matches – all featuring England […]

June 3, 2022

MFE-MediaforEurope sees net profit in Q1

The first quarter 2022 results from MFE-MediaforEurope have not been significantly impacted by the ongoing geo-political crisis and its economic consequences. Consolidated net revenues were up three per cent to €654.3 million, of which the Italian market accounted for €466.3 million (up from €450.2 million) and Spain contributed with the remaining €188 million (compared with […]

May 26, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Elimobile launches tokenised telco

Elite Token, the crypto system built on the Polygon blockchain to create an ecosystem uniting the mobile industry, influencers, NFTs, the metaverse, and Play2Earn, has announced a partnership with Elimobile to launch its first-ever telco that uses blockchain and tokenisation. Launched in Italy, the Elimobile’s telco will use the $ELITE token. Mario Colabufo, CEO and […]

May 16, 2022

Italy: ONE Championship, Eleven sign multi-year deal

ONE Championship has announced a multi-year partnership with Eleven Sports, making them the exclusive distributor of ONE Championship live events and programming in Italy. The partnership commenced with ONE 156: Eersel vs. Sadikovic on April 22nd and will continue with the remainder of the events in 2022 and beyond, including the upcoming ONE 157: Petchmorakot […]

May 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Eleven Italy adds Dunk League

Eleven Italy will be enhancing their offering of live basketball with Team Whistle’s Dunk League series. Eleven already brings live coverage of the EuroLeague and EuroCup to Italian basketball fans, and has secured the rights to the men’s and women’s FIBA Basketball world cups over the next couple of years. The platform will now be […]

May 11, 2022