Advanced Television


TIM renews Disney+ distribution agreement

Italian multiplay telco TIM and Walt Disney Company Italia have renewed the agreement for the distribution of SVoD service Disney+ in combination with the TimVision offer and TIM’s ultrabroadband offers. On TimVision, customers will be able to see, both at home and on the move, all the entertainment offered by Disney+, the dedicated streaming home […]

May 18, 2023

Gilat enables TIM Brasil to cover 100% of Brazilian cities

Gilat Satellite Networks, a player in satellite networking technology, has announced that the company has enabled TIM Brasil, a Tier-1 Mobile Network Operator (MNO), to be the first MNO to provide mobile coverage to all 5,570 cities in Brazil. TIM Brasil’s coverage of 12 million hectares for the agrobusiness is largely possible due to Gilat’s […]

February 21, 2023

De Puyfontaine quits TIM board

Italian telco TIM has confirmed that Arnaud De Puyfontaine, CEO of Vivendi, has resigned from his office of member of the Board of Directors of the company with immediate effect. De Puyfontaine said that, in this phase of constructive dialogue between TIM’s main shareholders and the Institutions, under the new Government’s leadership, it is fundamental […]

January 17, 2023By Colin Mann

Italy: TIM rolls out 10Gb superfibre

Italian telco TIM is moving forward with the deployment of new generation networks and services in Italy, and is taking high-performance FTTH fibre connections of up to 10 gigabits per second to homes thanks to XGS-PON technology (10 Gigabit capable Symmetric Passive Optical Network). TIM says it is already bringing this technology to 4.2 million […]

October 10, 2022

TIM, DAZN agree Serie A rights deal

Italian multiplay telco TIM has confirmed that the Group has reached an agreement with streaming service DAZN which allows the latter to distribute Serie A TIM football rights through any third parties. It says the deal will improve the options available to TIM customers, who will continue to watch matches through TimVision, which it describes […]

August 4, 2022By Colin Mann

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

Italy network integration MoU signed

Further to an earlier announcement, CDP Equity (CDPE), a company wholly owned by Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP), Teemco Bidco S.à.r.l., a Luxembourg company controlled by one or more funds managed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR), Macquarie Asset Management (Macquarie), Open Fiber and TIM have entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding […]

May 30, 2022

TIM agrees fibre deal

In a move designed to speed up digitalisation of Italy, dominant telco TIM, FiberCop and Open Fiber have signed a commercial agreement that allows for the reuse of the network infrastructures in what are termed the ‘white areas’, where the development of a TLC infrastructure under concession has been financed by public funding. The agreement […]

May 16, 2022

TIM, CDP deal for Open Fiber

Telecom Italia (TIM) has signed a non-disclosure agreement with Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) as it begins formal talks on the possible integration of its fixed network with that of rival Open Fiber, where CDP holds a 60 per cent stake. A series of talks have been plagued with delays and disagreements. […]

April 4, 2022

TIM talks with KKR

Telecom Italia (TIM) is starting formal talks with the KKR fund on its €10.8 billion offer. KKR made an initial approach for TIM in November 2021. TIM has now said that it would start talks with KKR while simultaneously exploring its alternative of possible merger with state-backed broadband operator Open Fiber. TIM carries €29 billion […]

March 14, 2022