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Canal+ Myanmar taps Nagra for Conax GO Live

Content security provider Nagra has deployed its Conax GO live multiscreen OTT solution with Canal+ International subsidiary Canal+ Myanmar FG. The move marks the first cloud deployment of the Conax GO Live solution in the Asia-Pacific region. The new service, which launched last month, enables subscribers to watch  linear pay TV channels on iOS or […]

Canal+ launches new streaming service Canal+ Séries

Canal+ has launched its new streaming service. Canal+ Séries will be available for €6.99 a month and will offer a mix of original series and international acquisitions. The service will be available without an ongoing contract. Subscribers will be able to access up to four streams simultaneously and pricing will be designed to enable shared […]

Vivendi to ‘keeping investing’ in Canal+, plans MyCanal international rollouts

Vivendi will “keep investing” in Canal+ both in France and internationally, both in programming and technology, despite the ongoing challenges the pay TV outfit faces, with a planned rollout of the MyCanal app internationally, according to chairman and CEO Arnaud de Puyfontaine. Speaking to analysts after Vivendi posted its full-year results, De Puyfontaine said that […]

Netflix has ‘surpassed Canal+’ in France

Netflix has surpassed Canal+ in France in numbers of subscribers, according to local reports. According to newspaper Le Figaro, citing figures circulating at a meeting at the country’s ministry of culture, the SVOD giant now has over five million subscribers in the country, taking it past pay TV leader Canal+’s last reported subscriber total of […]

French competition watchdog maintains Mediaserv obligations on Canal+

France’s competition watchdog has decided to maintain certain obligations imposed on pay TV outfit Canal+ at the time of authorising the latter’s acquisition of French overseas territories telecom operator Mediaserv in 2014. The Autorité de la Concurrence is to maintain a number of obligations placed on the pay TV operator, which had initially been imposed […]

Canal+ ‘close to deal’ to resell Premier League rights to RMC Sport

French pay TV operator Canal+ is close to agreeing the resale of part of its English Premier League rights to Altice France-owned RMC Sport, according to local press. According to sports paper L’Équipe, citing unnamed sources, the pay TV operator has made a formal request to the Premier League to co-distribute a substantial tranche of […]

Canal+ ‘planning relaunch’ of CanalPlay SVOD service

Canal+ plans to relaunch its subscription video-on-demand service CanalPlay in the spring with a €10 monthly fee and possibly with a new name, according to French financial daily Les Echos. According to the paper, the pay TV operator is planning a relaunch of the service at a price point that is competitive with Netflix after […]

Canal+ seals deal for new windowing regime

Canal+ and other French television broadcasters signed a new windowing agreement with organisations representing the French cinema industry just ahead of the Christmas break, enabling it to make movies available on its service between six and eight months after their theatrical release for the first time. Canal+ said that the agreement recognised its unique position […]

French commercial channels association names Saada as president

French commercial channels group the Association des Chaînes Privées (ACP) has named pay TV outfit Canal+’s CEO Maxime Saada as its new president. Saada, who will service as president of the ACP for a two-year term, was elected unanimously by the group’s members. He replaces Gilles Pélisson, CEO of commercial broadcaster TF1, who has served […]

Canal+ reportedly eyeing Indonesian free and pay TV investment

Vivendi-owned pay TV outfit Canal+ is in competition with investment outfit Argyle Street Management to secure a stake in Indonesian telco PT Global Mediacom’s TV operations, according to a Bloomberg report. According to Bloomberg, citing unnamed sources, Canal+ is in early stage talks to buy about half of pay TV and high-speed internet unit PT […]

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