Swisscom AGunit Fastweb SpA andSky plc's agreed to extendtheir existing commercial partnership by five years to 2021, according to a May10 news release.
The new deal allows Fastweb and Sky Italia to expand theirrange of joint services, which will cover all Fastweb packages and Sky Italia'sfull entertainment portfolio. One of the offers will allow Fastweb customers tosubscribe to internet TV service Sky Online, in addition to any of Sky Italia'ssatellite TV packages.
Fastweb and Sky Italia first struck a five-year partnershipin 2011, which led to the launch of the first joint broadband and pay TV offerin Italy. About 500,000 customers are currently subscribedto the offer, according to the release.