Canal+ Afrique

Canal+ secures raft of football rights for Africa

Pay TV operator Canal+ has secured the African rights to key international and French football competitions for the next few seasons in a move that bolsters its pay TV offering in the French-speaking parts of the continent. Canal+ said it had now struck deals to acquire the African rights to the UEFA Champions League for […]

Canal+ launches new channel for Africa

Canal+ is launching a new channel for the African market, A+. The channel will offer a diet of African and international content, with 80% of programmes reportedly to be made in African and the remaining 20% coming from the Caribbean or the US.  At launch the channel will offer a mix of programmes, about 40% […]

Canal+ Afrique secures World Cup rights

Canal+ Group’s African unit Canal+ Afrique has acquired local rights to the football World Cup and will distribute all matches from the tournament live to its subscribers in francophone Africa. The Canal+ Foot channel will be entirely given over to the competition from June 12 to July 13. Canal+ Afrique already holds the rights to […]