Skip to main content

Watch Sportitalia TV online

Watch Sportitalia TV online from Italy without cable TV or satellite?
You no longer need a cable TV subscription to watch. You can now use our service stream without having cable TV or satellite subscription. You can even watch on your TV! This is the best way for you to watch television online.



Sportitalia TV

 Posted on June 15, 2014, and last modified on 2 weeks ago.


Sports broadcast include soccer, basketball, tennis, cycling, volley, motorists sports, rugby, wrestling; information about other sports (winter sports, badminton, boxing, golf, surf, skate, swimming, boating, canoe/Kayak, American football, baseball, and cricket) is also provided.

It is broadcast FTA on DTT in Italy channel 60 on Mux DFree, in HD in HbbTV mode and streaming. August 1°,2020 Sportitalia 1,2 and 24 return of DTT in Italy in national free on-air gratis in Mux Dfree.

Story

The channel's origins stem after the decision of the Italian Competition Authority, an Italian organism that checks positions of privileges at the favor of a firm, to subordinate the creation of SKY Italia to the transfer of the frequencies of the two analog codified channels possessed by Tele+, Tele+Bianco, and Tele+Nero.

The financier Tarak Ben Ammar bought the frequencies in collaboration with the satellite channel Eurosport. The frequencies became of property at 51% of the Holland Coordinator and Service, Tarak Ben Ammar's firm, and at 49% of the TF1 Group, principal commercial French TV channel, which also owns Eurosport. Subsequently, in 2004 Tarak Ben Ammar successfully lobbied the then Italian Communications Minister Maurizio Gasparri for a decree allowing him to convert the concessions from crypted TV to free TV: here, then, Sportitalia.

Seen the excellent share of the first 18 months of the channel, other two DTT channels were created: Si Live 24, an all-sports news channels 24 hours a day, and Si Solo Calcio, an all soccer channel (both channels transmits some matches of "Serie B", the Italian Second Division, in exclusive, free with the DTT technology); Si Live 24 became first Sportitalia 24 and now Sportitalia 2, and Si Solo Calcio ended its transmissions.

Starting from 6 January 2006 Sportitalia entered in SKY Italia platform and from 16 May 2006 stopped the analog transmissions.

Top