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RAI News 24 inaugurates weekly English News

Contributed by LC on May 27, 2016 - 10:09 PM
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Rai News 24, part of Italian public broadcaster Rai, started a weekly English newsreel with most important news from Italy. Every Thursday a new video is posted on their web site. It's the first time Rai resumes a foreign language broadcast since they were all stopped in 2007.

ERT (Greece) is back on the satellite

Contributed by LC on Apr 10, 2016 - 10:51 PM
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3 years after abruptly clonsing down, ERT radio and tv channels are back on the satellite. 4 programmes from Greek radio, including The Voice of Greece, are available now via the Hot Bird satellite all over Europe. TV channel "ERT World" is announced to be aired soon. The station is celebrating 50 years of television in Greece (1966-2016).

Italian TV 60th Anniversary

Contributed by LC on Jan 03, 2014 - 12:00 AM
On 3 January 1954 RAI, the Italian public broadcasting network, started a regular tv programme. Only a few hours for some thousands viewers but itwas the beginning of a extraordinary story, also for neighboring countries.

Swiss TV "prohibited" for Italian Border Village?

Contributed by LC on Nov 16, 2013 - 10:51 PM
A village by Italian Lago Maggiore, just a few kilomters from Swiss shore of the lake is making headlines after was sued by Swiss Radio & TV for having switched on its own repeaters of Swiss TV programmes. The transmitter has been duly authorized by Italian Communications Ministry but Swiss public tv questions about copyrights limited to Switzerland only.

San Marino TV European Coverage

Contributed by LC on Oct 19, 2013 - 10:01 PM
Is San Marino TV looking for a international audience? As the ancient Republic (about 30,000 inhabitants) votes on Sunday 20 October 2013 to open negotiations about a future membership of European Union, a English page explains on their web site how to tune in on San Marino TV satellite channel on Hotbird 13° Est.

Vatican TV Centre Celebrates 30 Years

Contributed by LC on Sep 30, 2013 - 09:23 PM
Vatican Television Centre (CTV) celebrates its 30th anniversary on 22 October 2013. The digitalization of the archives along with further developments in the master control room expected.

Radio and TV Capodistria to stay on the Satellite

Contributed by LC on Sep 30, 2013 - 09:12 PM
Radio and TV Capodistria, the popular Italian language stations in Norther Adriatic area, will continue their broadcasts via satellite Hotbird 13° East.

Funds were made available for further 12 months by the Italian Community in Slovenia.

RAI: New Frequency for main Channels on Hotbird

Contributed by LC on May 28, 2011 - 09:17 AM
Viewers are required to tune in to RAI main TV channels (RAI 1, RAI 2, RAI 3) after their frequency has been changed from 11783 to 10992 GHz and to 16:9 format. The old frequency is now hosting a high definition channel.

San Marino TV, Test Cards active via two Eutelsat Satellites

Contributed by LC on May 11, 2011 - 08:31 PM
Viewers confirm San Marino RTV has activated its satellite channels on Eutelsat platform.

San Marino RTV, the public broadcaster of the tiniest Republic in the world, signed a deal with Eutelsat last December to include its own Italian language tv on satellite.

San Marino RTV to open satellite channel by March 2011

Contributed by LC on Nov 07, 2010 - 12:05 PM
San Marino RTV, the public broadcaster of the tiny Republic in central Italian peninsula, is to open its satellite channel by March 2011, via the Eutelsat system, covering Europe and parts of Africa and the Middle East.

Italian TV Channel Joining Astra Satellites System

Contributed by LC on Jan 26, 2010 - 08:18 PM
Yes Italia, a RAI tv channel promoting Italy's cultural heritage in Italian with English and Spanish subtitles, is availbale to general public through Astra satellites system, in Europe.

Farewell to Mike Bongiorno, Quiz Master and Patriot

Contributed by LC on Sep 12, 2009 - 11:27 PM
Popular Italian quiz master Mike Bongiorno, who died of a heart attack in Monte Carlo on Tuesday, aged 85, has been honored of a State funeral in Milan Cathedral.

Mike Bongiorno, an institution in the Italian broadcasting scene, began his career a reporter to the Voice of America's Italian program, end of 1940s.

TV Capodistria via satellite, again.

Contributed by LC on Aug 02, 2009 - 09:27 AM
Since the latest days of July, TV Capodistria (Regional Centre of RTV Slovenia) is back on the satellite Eutelsat Hotbird 13° Est. The seat of a ancient Italian speaking community, Capodistria (Koper, in Slovenian) studios produce original broadcasts serving a vast area, now part of Slovenia, Croatia and Italy sharing a common heritage.

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Trasmissions | by LCon 05/08/18 | Medium wave service from Radio Capodistria (Italian Programme 1170 kHz) is suspended as from today 8 May 2018 until 15 hours UTC on Friday 10 May 2018. Maintanance works are under way at Croce Bianca transmitter.
Web | by LCon 04/12/18 | RAE, Radio Argentina to the World, has finally checked times of their streaming to coincide with live broadcasts on shortwave. New web schedule including Italian, English broadcasts. Engineers still working to beam broadcasts to Europe from relay ... (more)
Trasmissions | by LCon 04/10/18 | Italradio apologize to all readers for any inconvenience about a broadcast from St. Peter's Basilica not aired earlier today, 10 April 2018 from Vatican Radio, we reported as existing. Vatican Radio has officially denied the broadcast was ... (more)
Trasmissions | by LCon 04/08/18 | Wrong beam and problems with airing times are confirmed by RAE after listeners noticed Italian programme still beamed to North America on shortwave and previous day podcast available on the Internet. Anyway RAE and relay station WRMI in Miami are ... (more)

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