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Sky Italy fulfills five years surpassing the 4.5 million subscribers
The Italian platform of payment confirms like the third operator via more important satellite of Europe after Digital the Sky Briton (BSkyB) and the CanalSat French

Sky Italy is confirmed like one of the most profitable companies of News Corp, the mass media empire of Rupert Murdoch. And it is that, according to official data, the Italian satelite platform has registered net benefits of 419 million dollars in the fiscal year that concluded 30 of June the past, which supposes an increase of 198 million if we compared these numbers with the 127.9 million Euros obtained in June of 2007. Said in other words, the operative increase of Sky Italy has been of 90% in the last fiscal year.

Back they are the dark times with multimillionaire losses of once the Telepiù, that when megring with also the deficit Stream created what would be at those moments the Italian unique platform via satellite. That now happened exactly five years ago, time than more sufficient so that the company of News Corp. it would re-float until reaching the number of more than 4.500.000 million subscribers.

Of this form, Sky Italy consolidates very like the third platform via more important satellite of Europe, following to him close by the Premiere German, now sunk in the imminent change of system of conditional access with which their people in charge hope to eradicate the piracy that affects for a little more a year to them.

Sky Italy emits its ample supply of television channels through the orbital position of 13º This of Eutelsat Hot IBRD. It uses the system of conditional access NDS Videoguard, more surely of the world.

(SatCesc, 11/08/08)

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