Italy Television Stats


Analogue to digital transition > Official launch 1/1/2004 2004
List of TV stations

Rai - public, stations include Rai Uno, Rai Due, Rai Tre, rolling news channel Rai News 24 and cable/satellite services

Mediaset - main private broadcaster, operates Italia 1, Rete 4 and Canale 5

La7 - private, owned by Telecom Italia Media

Percentage of public channels with national coverage 75% 2006 17th out of 30
Total number of channels 28 2006 4th out of 29
Total number of channels per million people 0.475 2006 19th out of 29

SOURCES: Various sources compiled into Wikipedia's Digital terrestrial television; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables; UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.


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