The Mediaset Group, the holding company of the Fininvest Group's television activities, operates three national networks: Canale 5, Italia 1 e Rete 4. With more than 4.500 employees, 1999 consolidated revenues of Euro 2,048.73 million (3,966.9 bn lire) and net profits of Euro 339.15 million (656.7 bn lire), Mediaset is one of world's leading media companies.
Mediaset's activities are completely integrated, both in terms of business and operations. The Group directly manages advertising sales, in-house production, rights acquisitions for TV drama, films and sport, signal distribution, international broadcasting, telecommunications and finance.
DVB Constituency: Broadcaster
DVB Member Since: 1993