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France Télévisions chief outlines plan for French alternative to Netflix

France Télévisions hopes to move forward with plans to create a new SVOD platform to distribute French content and offer a counterweight in France to the likes of Netflix and Amazon by autumn next year, according to France Télévisions director-general Delphine Ernotte-Cunci. Addressing a French parliamentary hearing, Ernotte-Cunci said that it was crucially important to […]

Drahi “not ready” for TWC deal, but plans further US expansion

Altice boss Patrick Drahi has said he was “not ready” to make a bid for Time Warner Cable as part of his international expansion plans after a two-hour discussion with Time Warner Cable CEO Bob Marcus. Speaking at a French national assembly hearing yesterday, Drahi said such a large acquisition was a step too far […]