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Mediaset Italia to air in the Netherlands

Chello Zone has inked a deal with Dutch telco KPN and cable operator Caiway to air the Italian language channel, marking its first appearance in the region.
July 23, 2012

Italian language channel Mediaset Italia will air in the Netherlands for the first time, through a deal struck by international television provider Chello Zone with Dutch telco KPN and Dutch cable operator Caiway.

Mediaset Italia showcases mainstream programming from assorted national Italian channels, including Canal 5, Italia 1 and Rete 4.

KPN has 652,000 subscribers to its IPTV service, and Mediaset Italia will air as part of its basic package. The Italian channel will also initially be available to some 27,000 Caiway EBT subscribers who already receive the Chello Zone channels Extreme Sports Channel, Fine Living, Food Network and JimJam.

 

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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