Elettronica Industriale

  • 2011 - 2011

    The transaction covering the incorporation of EI Towers S.p.A. into DMT S.p.A. was developed and perfected during the year.Elettronica Industriale, a broadcasting network operator within the Mediaset Group, spun off its network infrastructure as well as most of its personnel and all of its operating assets dedicated to the same to a company under the name of EI Towers S.p.A. (Elettronica Industriale maintained the ownership of the transmitters and the frequencies).

  • 2010 - 2010

    Elettronica Industriale made its 6,000 kilometer optical fibre backbone fully operational; the backbone is dedicated to the contribution network for the television signal and the interconnection of offices.

  • 2009 - 2009

    As the switch-off of analog television in favor of digital television (DTT) began, Elettronica Industriale played an important role at a national level in minimizing disruptions during the changeover and in piloting the expansion of the Mediaset Group’s digital terrestrial television.

  • 2006-2008 - 2006-2008

    With the procurement of a digital network operator license, Elettronica Industriale increased its services portfolio, with the lease of transmission capacity on its digital multiplexes, and it designed and constructed the first national DVBH network, leasing transmission capacity to the mobile telecommunications companies, Telecom Italia and Vodafone, for transmission of television content on mobile phones.

  • 2001-2005 - 2001-2005

    RTI (Mediaset Group) transferred to Elettronica Industriale a business unit with the following assets: frequencies, systems, towers and all contractual relationships referring to the towers. During this period, the number of broadcast systems managed was in excess of 6,000. Elettronica Industriale participated in the work of national and international organizations aimed at setting the standards and regulations for digital technology with regard to the television and telecommunications industries (specifications set by the European DVB Entity and the International Telecommunications Union), launching the basis for the subsequent changeover to digital terrestrial television in Italy.

  • 2000 - 2000

    Elettronica Industriale spun off and sold to DMT, a company set up by a group of managers, the business unit dedicated to the planning, production, marketing and sale of systems for television broadcasting.

  • 1991-1999 - 1991-1999

    Through the acquisition of 16 regional broadcasters and their subsequent merger, RTI (Mediaset Group) became the owner of a significant number of towers in relation to such broadcasters. During this period, Elettronica Industriale was operating more than 1,700 television stations, and all of the technological systems functional to the RTI broadcasts.During this decade, Elettronica Industriale participated in the launching of Telepiù’, completely designing and building the first pay-tv service in Italy, which was still operating with analog technology, and was called upon by broadcasters in Europe to provide input in the planning and development of commercial television networks in France (TDF, La Cinq, La 6), Germany (Kirch Group), Spain (Canal Sur), the Netherlands and the UK (NTL).

  • 1981-1990 - 1981-1990

    During the eighties, Elettronica Industriale began working with Fininvest in the design, construction and operation of a national commercial television network (Canale 5). Later, the activity was expanded to include the design, construction and operation of two new national television networks acquired from Fininvest (Italia 1 in 1983 and Retequattro in 1984).

  • 1973-1980 - 1973-1980

    Elettronica Industriale was set up in 1973 as a company active in the planning and construction of electronic devices and in the design, construction and operation of television systems. The first activities carried out by Elettronica Industriale regarded the design and building of systems for the broadcast and repetition of television signals of foreign broadcasters airing programs in the Italian language, including Televisione Svizzera, Tele Montecarlo and Tele Capodistria.