Telecom Italia to launch IPTV on Friday

29 Nov 2005

Telecom Italia will launch its IPTV service on 2 December, offering users in four cities premium broadcast content direct to their TV sets via DSL. Alice Home TV will initially be available to two million homes in Rome, Milan, Bologna and Palermo, before being extended to a further 17 cities in January 2006. The telco is investing around EUR350 million to roll out IPTV and is planning to launch a new 20Mbps ADSL broadband package to complement the service in February 2006.

Italy, Telecom Italia (TIM)