Stream TV

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Stream
Type SPA
Industry Telecommunication
Successors Sky Italia
Founded 1993
Founders Miro Allione
Headquarters Milan and Rome, Italy
Area served Nationwide
Products Stream TV
Parent STET (1997); Telecom Italia (1999); News Corp
Website http://tvtuner.co

Stream TV was an Italian digital satellite television pay TV company launched in 1993[1] and closed in 2003, due to the merge with TELE+ into Sky Italia.[2]

Stream S.P.A. was the service provider, a television company owned by STET. It was founded by Miro Allione, a STET managing director.[3]

Stream TV started broadcasting as a digital pay TV company and later included satellite television. The company had conflicts with TELE+ for several years, especially for the broadcasting rights of Italian football league Serie A.

In 1999 part of the company was sold by Telecom Italia to News Corporation.[4] In March 2003 TELE+ and Stream merged into Sky Italia.[2]

[1]== References ==

  1. ^ adnkronos (22 December 1993). "STET: nasce Stream, via alla riorganizzazione" (in Italian). Retrieved 17 September 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Dalla fusione Tele+ e Stream nasce Sky Italia" (in Italian). Corriere della Sera. 2 October 2002. Retrieved 17 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Manca Daniele (4 April 1996). "Tv via cavo, debutta la Stet" (in Italian). Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 19 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Murdoch's Italian foothold". The Independent. 28 April 1999. Retrieved 19 June 2012.