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Virgin Media adds French, Polish and Russian networks

UK pay TV operator Virgin Media has bolstered its offer by securing distribution of channels from France, Poland and Russia. The channels will be offered through the Virgin Worldbox app from today as branded ‘bouquets’, allowing ex-pats to watch programming from their home territories. From France, Liberty Global-owned Virgin will offer public broadcast channels France […]

France: more catch-up content but viewing flatlines

The number of hours of catch-up viewing content available from French TV channels increased to 15,300 in December, up 21.4% year-on-year, but the number of catch-up videos views declined slightly, according to figures compiled by the country’s Centre Nationale du Cinéma et L’Image Animée (CNC). According to the CNC, the number of catch-up videos viewed […]

France 5 launches HbbTV service today

France 5 is launching a Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) service.  It will start today with the public broadcaster’s daily show C dans l’air transmitted using the HbbTV standard, according to Le Figaro. It will reach up to 2.5 million French viewers.