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3 Italia - TV Digitale Mobile - Italy


June 2008: Some services are made available free-to-air. See below under Tariffs.

Information about the service, in Italian, is available here.


   
GENERAL INFORMATION
 
   
LOCATION
 
Italy (nationwide) - Roof coverage of 85% of population
 
PARTICIPATING COMPANIES
 
H3G S.p.A.
 
CONTACT
 
[email protected]
http://www.tre.it/
 
SERVICE LAUNCH DATE
 
5 June 2006
 
 
SUBSCRIBERS / USERS
 
600,000 - up to May 2007
 
BUSINESS MODEL
 
PayTV, Free-to-Air, Pay.per-view
 
SERVICE CONTENT
 
12 channels (Mediaset, Rai, Sky, La3 Live, La3 Sport)
See current list here.
 
TARIFFS
 
Daily, weekly or monthly packages, with or without other services included. Pay-as-you-go users can access the mobile TV service at €4 per day, €9 per week, €19 per month or 29€ for 3 months. Alternatively, subscribers can pay €29 per month getting free access to all digital mobile TV services, access to 3 Club on 3 Mobile Portal, free national calls and one GB/month of mobile brodband Internet.

As of June 2008, RAI 1, RAI 2, Mediaset, Sky Meteo 24, Current TV and La3 are made available free-to-air to those with DVB-H receivers. La3 is an in-house channel, showing sports, music and entertainment programming.
 
   
TECHNICAL INFORMATION
 
   
TRANSMITTERS
 

1000+ transmitters from 5 W to 2.5 KW
Covering 85% of population (48 million people)

 
BROADCAST BAND AND FREQUENCY
 
474-746 MHz
CH 21-55
 
DVB-H PARAMETERS
 
FFT=8k;
Modulation QPSK;
FEC=1/2;
Guard Interval=1/8;
MPE-FEC=3/4;
Timeslice=2 sec;
 
AMOUNT OF BANDWIDTH USED FOR DVB-H
 
All - no heirarchical modulation
 
VIDEO & AUDIO FORMAT
 
H.264/AAC+
 
INTERACTIVITY PLATFORM
 
FastESG from EXPWAY - compliant with DVB-IPDC specifications.
 
CONDITIONAL ACCESS / DRM TYPE AND PROVIDER
 
CAS-Nagravision; Gemplus
Encryption system: ISMACryp
 
HEADEND EQUIPMENT
 
n/a
 
RECEIVER / TERMINAL EQUIPMENT
 
Samsung F510
Samsung P910
Samsung SGH P910
LG HB620
LG U900
LG U960
Momedesign MD5
Garmin 900T
Onda DH502HS USB device for watching on a PC.
3 Pocket TV (a handheld device with a 4.3" display, using USIM and supporting SD cards)
 
   

(Last update 06/06/2008)

 

 

 

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