> The radiovision HD channel RTL 102.5 and Radio Freccia TV have been launched via satellite
(Aim Italia-Ticker GGTV), the first company in e-commerce 4.0, informs that new important agreements at a national level, in the broadcasting & Telco sector have been signed.
The first concerns the agreement with RTL 102.5 Network
to launch two new channels in High Definition 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 a three-year period, including teleport services, permanent satellite capacity and connecting services in optical fiber.
The two contracts are in addition to the channels that have already been open since in 2016 for radio channels with RTL102.5
and the Radio Zeta L'Italiana
, already broadcasted on the M-Three platform of the Giglio Group.
Since 2012, RTL 102.5 is the first Italian radio by number of listeners (6.9 million for the first half 2016 - Audiradio data), winning the Cuffie D’Oro Award as "Network of the Year" in the category of broadcasters. Since 2007, through the "radiovision", it offers for the first time the possibility to see conductors and videos of songs transmitted on the radio RTL 102.5. Formula now replicated on RADIO FRECCIA
, 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".