National public broadcaster RAI has secured Italian rights to the 2022 World Cup. All 64 World Cup matches are to be shown live on free-to-air television, with live streaming on OTT service RAIPlay for web and mobile users. 28 of the World Cup matches have been reserved for linear network RAI 1—including the opening match and the Final—while the rest have been slated for RAI 2, RAI 3 and RAI Sport. Moreover, 56 matches in total have been scheduled on RAI 4K (Channel 210) on TivùSat. Match highlights, replays and preview shows are expected to boost the viewers’ 2022 World Cup TV experience in Italy.
Italian public broadcaster RAI owns the multi-platform broadcasting rights in Italy for the Uefa Nations League. As part of the three-year deal, RAI will own the exclusive rights to the Italian national team’s matches in the Uefa Nations League as well as Italy's international friendly matches. RAI Italia will make coverage available on its network channels for the 2019 UEFA Nations League semi-finals and the final.