Canal Plus switch-off dates set

French pay-TV service Canal Plus is to cease over-the-air analogue broadcasts in the Nord and Picardie regions of the country on April 14 next year, and in Aquitaine and Corsica on May 6, according to information released by audiovisual regulator the CSA.

Separately, the CSA has that local channels in the Vendée region will cease analogue transmissions on May 18 2010. The four channels, Canal 15, TV Vendée, Télé Sud Vendée and Télé 102, will continue to be available on the digital-terrestrial platform.