Italy’s Serie A employs IP in new broadcast centre
Imagine IP infrastructure helps deliver improvements in efficiency and picture quality, including up-, down- and cross-conversion between HD/UHD and SDR/HDR formats
RAI adds 5.1 surround and stereo systems to Rome TV studios
Broadcaster has installed two 8351 monitors from Genelec, combined with a pair of W371 Adaptive Woofer Systems for the stereo setup, while the 5.1 surround system consists...
RAI upgrades its storage systems, and helps save the planet
The broadcaster is set to reduce its energy consumption by 60 per cent following a move to Avid's Nexis storage system
Imagine Communications supports Rai Way’s move to IP
The project is using Imagine's Selenio Network Processor as part of a completely new contribution infrastructure for Rai Way's video and audio networks, which combines...
Netflix adds to European footprint with new Rome office
Netflix said the new office cements its “long-term commitment” to Italy and the country's creative community
Italy’s RCS Sport selects EMG as new broadcast partner
The package of nine races requires an average use of three OB trucks, 10 (audio and video) motorbikes, 10 cameras along the cycling track...
Mediaset selects Leader waveform monitors for move to IP-based UHD HDR
The monitor's features include closed-caption monitoring, HDR measurement, 4K'UHD operation, 10 gigabit/s IP input and 12G-SDI interfaces
Italy’s RAI upgrades newsroom with Avid MediaCentral and storage
RAI has completed its migration to Avid NEXIS | E5 media storage systems for channels Tg1, 2, and 3, RaiNews24, and Rai Parlamento, totalling...
Italian government set to introduce streaming quality rules
Follows outages and issues with the streaming quality of DAZN's coverage of Serie A
ViacomCBS partners with Sky to launch Paramount Plus in Europe
Announcement follows hot on the heels of last week's news that Comcast's streaming service Peacock will launch on Sky platforms later this year
Italian regulator approves DAZN-Telecom Italia Serie A deal
Italy's AGCM had launched an investigation into competition issues at the start of July
Italian regulator confirms probe into DAZN-Telecom Italia Serie A deal
Regulator AGCM is investigating whether the deal will "lead to significant distortions of competition"
Sky appeals to regulators over DAZN-Telecom Italia Serie A deal
Satellite giant claims deal is "illegitimate"
Amazon to make studio production Nimble, Grass Valley strengthens Italian distribution, and more
TVBEurope rounds up the latest products and services news from Amazon Web Services, Riedel, and Grass Valley
Analyst: Sky’s decision to not ‘pay over the odds’ for Serie A rights shows focus on returns
"The decision to not pay over the odds for sports rights in the midst of a pandemic, will likely cost Sky subscribers and revenue...
DAZN wins Serie A rights, confirms TIM distribution deal
Sports streamer has won the rights to Serie A matches for the next three seasons
HBO Max unlikely to debut in UK, Germany or Italy until 2025
Current licensing deals will stop the streamer's launch in certain territories
Sky Italia prepares for IP and 4K UHD with Grass Valley cameras
Cameras can also be used for remote production
Telecom Italia ‘to pay €1 billion’ to back DAZN’s Serie A rights bid
Streamer has reportedly agreed "an important distribution deal" with a partner in Italy
Vivendi ‘appeals against Italian regulator’s probe into Mediaset, Telecom Italia stakes’
Regulator could impose curbs on Vivendi’s interests in Italy’s media and telecom sectors
Vivendi’s former chairman, current CEO indicted in market manipulation probe
Vivendi called the charges "extraneous"
Discovery’s new streaming service to launch globally on January 4th
Discovery Plus will debut in 25 key markets in 2021, including the Nordics, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain.
Italian government ‘preparing to curb Vivendi’s position in media’
Government has reportedly drafted legislation that would require communications watchdog to investigate companies operating in the media sector.