RTD Launch new DTT channels and iTV services underpinned by DigiSoft technology
Milan, Italy, January 27th 2005
Today in Milan, Reti Televisive Digitali (RTD) officially launched two new Digital Terrestrial TV (DTT) channels and new MHP interactive TV (iTV) applications and services based on the DigiHost platform from Irish iTV software company DigiSoft.TV. RTD already provides 24-hour coverage to an area of Italy from Lombardy to Milan, Como, Varese and Pavia, with a population in excess of five million people. At the launch ceremony, Raimondo Lagostena, the President of partner companies, Profit Group and Odeon TV, Italy’s fourth largest broadcaster, described the rapidly changing environment of Italian TV as analogue TV broadcasting comes to an end and fifty-eight million Italian citizens make the switch to Digital TV.