Tivýsat closes 2010 with over 750,000 activated smart cards
By Julian Clover
Published: December 22, 2010 19.01 Europe/London

Italian free-to-air platform Tivýsat received an early Christmas present with the announcement it had added another 50,000 activated smart cards since the end of November.

The Mediaset-RAI-Telecom Italia combo reported 751,468 cards as of December 21, an increase on the 705,936 recorded on November 30.

Available from the Eutelsat Hotbird neighbourhood, Tivýsat said it was continuing to activate smart cards at the rate of 2,000 per day.