How to activate the smart card

Check that:

  1. the satellite system is installed and the signal is correctly received - orbital location13 degrees East (Hot Bird Eutelsat 13°);
  2. the satellite decoder, compliant with tivùsat specifications, is installed and connected to the satellite system;
  3. the level of reception of the signal is sufficient.

Activate the smart card:

  1. Make a note of the serial number which can be found on the back of the smart card.
  2. Insert the smart card into the appropriate slot of the decoder (or into the Cam) and tune it on one of the platform’s channels (e.g. Rai 1 HD, Canale 5 HD).
  3. Continue the activation: access to tivùsat Internet website ( and click on the interactive button Activate tivùsat smartcard and insert the requested data.

Smart card’s activation takes place within 30 minutes.

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