Tivu is the new digital Freesat service for Italy - No subscription required
tivùsat was created to ensure that everyone has access to the free digital TV.
By reaching all areas of the Italian territory, including those not covered from terrestrial TV signal, viewers can access all national DTT channels and a huge line up of national and international channels.
Accessing tivùsat is simple, all you need is a satellite dish pointed at Eutelsat Hotbird 13°, an official receiver or cam with smartcard.
tivùsat, offering digital TV and radio services, gives free access to traditional Italian mainstream television channels (Rai Uno, Rai Due, Rai Tre, Canale 5, Italia 1, Rete 4, La 7)
You can install yourself or we can arrange installation nationwide at an extra cost.
Please note: The box and card can only be activated if you fill in the Italian TIVU form which includes your codice fiscale number. (Italian social security number)
There are 2 prices: £199 if you fill in the provide the codice fiscale or £249 if not.
Tivusat form can be found here:
Boxes and cards take up to a week to activate.
If you dont know your Italian codice fiscale number then you can search for it on the Italian government website here :
You require a TIVU receiver and card with a dish facing the Hotbird 13e satellite. As far as we are aware the card will last indefinately.