Mediaset Italia (Canadian TV channel)

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Mediaset Italia
Mediaset Italia.PNG
Launched June 2010[specify]
Owned by TLN Media Group
Joseph Vitale (28%)
R. Di Battista Investments (24%)
I.P. Rosati Holdings (24%)
Aldo Di Felice (24%)
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Country Canada
Broadcast area National
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario
Website Mediaset Italia Canada
Availability
Satellite
Bell TV Channel 698
Cable
Cogeco Channel 1111
Rogers Cable Channel 784
Source Cable Channel 505
Vidéotron Channel 249
IPTV
Bell Fibe TV Channel 698

Mediaset Italia is a Canadian Italian language specialty channel owned by TLN Media Group. It broadcasts programming from Canale 5, a television channel from Italy and local Canadian content.

Mediaset Italia Canada was licensed by the CRTC on September 6, 2006 as Italian Entertainment TV.[1]

Mediaset Italia is the international service of Mediaset, the largest private broadcaster in Italy, founded in the 1970s by former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and still controlled today with a 38.6% stake by his family holding company Fininvest, it features programming from Mediaset's three channels: Canale 5, Italia 1 and Rete 4.

Mediaset Italia airs top rated entertainment programming including comedies, dramas, reality shows as well as news and current affairs programs.

On April 2, 2014, Mediaset Italia launched on Bell TV and Bell Fibe TV.[2] On May 31, 2016, Mediaset Italia launched on Cogeco.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/archive/2006/db2006-473.htm
  2. ^ MEDIASET ITALIA now available across Canada on Bell TV & Bell Fibe channel 698
  3. ^ Cogeco Brings Telelatino Network TV Channels to Half Million Ontario Subscribers

External links

  • Official website
  • Mediaset Italia (in Italian)


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