Radiotelevisione Italiana (RAI) is the Italian state owned public service broadcaster. RAI is the biggest television company in Italy. It is funded by a mixture of licence fee and advertising. It is the most popular TV broadcaster in Italy, with an audience share of over 40%.
Rai 1 - Family market
Rai 2 - Younger audience
Rai 3 - Public service
Rai Sender Bozen - German language, broadcasted for a few hours a day to the province of Bolzano in Trentino-Alto-Adige.
Rai Radio TV Ladina - Ladin language, broadcasted for a few hours a day to the province of Bolzano in Trentino-Alto-Adige and Belluno in Veneto.
Rai 4 - Youth entertainment
Rai News - All news channel
Rai Gulp - Kids and teens
Rai Sport 1 - Sport channel
Rai Sport 2 - Sport channel
Rai Storia - Educational and cultural
Rai HD - HDTV Channel
Mediaset competes against the state broadcaster, RAI and rival commercial company Sky Italia.
Boing - Children's channel
Mediashopping - Shopping channel
Iris - Movie channel
La5 - Entertainment channel
Mediaset Premium - Pay-per-view service
Sky Italia is an Italian digital satellite television platform owned by News Corporation. It is similar in many ways to BSkyB's Sky Digital in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and like that network it is a major sports broadcaster.
RAI Radio 1 - News & talk
RAI Radio 2 - Popular music
RAI Radio 3 - Culture & classical music
RTL 102.5 - Pop music
Radio Italia - Italian pop music
Radio Kiss Kiss - Pop music
Radio Maria - Catholic broadcaster
Virgin Radio Italia - Rock music