Canal Plus subs up but EBITA falls

Additions from Africa and Vietnam gave a boost to Canal Plus Group’s overall subscriber base in the year to March, but group EBITA fell sharply. The pay TV operator reported annual growth of 285,000 subscriptions in the 12 months to March 31, which it attributed in large part to good performances from Canal Plus Overseas […]

A+E Networks partners with Canal+

A+E Networks and Canal+ Group will launch “multiple channels” in the second part of 2013 as part of a long-term strategic partnership between the two firms in France. The channels will launch through the Planet+ factual group on the CanalSat pay TV platform with exclusive access to A+E Networks’ catalogue of factual entertainment programming. A+E […]

Canal Plus names D8 director

Canal Plus has appointed Xavier Gandon as director of programming at channels D8 and D17. Gandon joins from TF1 where he was most recently director of TMC and NT1. He will report to Ara Aprikian, deputy CEO, in charge of editorial for free-to-air channels at Canal Plus Group. Canal Plus recently acquired D8 and D17, […]