Stream TV

Industry Telecommunication
Successor Sky Italia
Founded 1993
Founder Miro Allione
Headquarters Milan and Rome, Italy
Area served
Products Stream TV
Parent STET (1997); Telecom Italia (1999); News Corp

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. adnkronos (22 December 1993). "STET: nasce Stream, via alla riorganizzazione" (in Italian). Retrieved 17 September 2012.
  2. 1 2 "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.

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