TS News - RAI To Launch Mediterranean Channel

TELE-satellit News - June 9, 1997

RAI To Launch Mediterranean Channel
  ROME, Italy, 97/06/09 (TS) -- Italian state television RAI has announced
plans to launch a new information TV channel covering news of interest for
the Mediterranean countries. The new channel which is set to start
broadcasting by the end of the year will be similar to Euronews - it will
have a multilingual news service and will based in Naples. Most probably
the channel will be transmitted as part of RAI's digital package on the
Eutelsat Hot Bird 2 satellite.

  By: Branislav Pekic
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