RTL Hungary, ViacomCBS and Network4 tap M7 for satellite capacity

Canal+-owned, Luxembourg-based pay TV outfit M7 Group has struck new HD satellite capacity agreements for its 1° West platform with RTL Hungary, ViacomCBS and Network4/Viasat World. The agreement with RTL Hungary facilitates the satellite distribution of RTL+ in HD quality. Content on the channel includes live matches and highlights of the UEFA Europa League and […]

M7 to distribute Slovakia’s TV OSEM through Astra at 23.5° East

Canal+-owned Luxembourg-based pay TV operator M7 Group has signed a multi-year agreement with Slovakia-based lifestyle channel TV OSEM for the free-to-air satellite distribution in HD via the M7 platform on SES Astra’s position at 23.5° East. OSEM provides Slovak and Czech viewers with programming focusing on health, lifestyle, music, folklore and esoteric topics. The majority […]

Tele Columbus strikes new deal with M7

German service provider Tele Columbus, which operates under the PŸUR brand, has extended and expanded its long-term partnership with Canal+-owned M7 Group. The new agreement enables PŸUR to continue to supply its cable customers with the range of M7 Deutschland channels. The operator said that the range of pay TV channels and foreign language packages […]

M7 Group agrees carriage deal with Sport Extra

Canal+-owned M7 Group has announced a satellite capacity and distribution agreement with Romanian sports channel Sport Extra. As part of the deal, M7 Platform Services will provide end-to-end satellite distribution services via Thor 6 at 1 degree West. Sport Extra is carried via Focus Sat, M7’s Direct-to-Home TV platform for Romania. Sport Extra carries a […]

M7 strikes deal with NPO for 4K coverage of Euro 2020

Canal+-owned pay TV operator M7 Group will deliver coverage of the UEFA Euro 2020 football competition live in UHD to Dutch subscribers of Canal Digitaal from 11 June to 11 July, following an agreement with satellite operator SES and Dutch Public Broadcaster NPO. The Euro 2020 matches will be delivered live in native Ultra HD […]

Canal+-owned M7 strikes deals for Love Nature and Travelxp

Canal+-owned, Luxembourg-based pay TV outfit M7 Group has struck distribution agreements with both wildlife and nature brand Love Nature and travel channel Travelxp for distribution in Hungary and Romania. Love Nature and Travelxp are available 24/7 and in HD via the M7 platforms Direct One in Hungary and Focus Sat in Romania from the 1° […]

Canal+ selects NAGRA for M7 protection

Canal+-owned satellite operator M7 has signed a deal with Kudelski Group company NAGRA. The partnership will see M7 integrate NAGRA’s Protect and Guard solutions for security across card-based and cardless systems. NAGRA says that the Protect ‘cardless-without-compromise security client’ boasts the market’s largest certified system-on-chip (SOC) and set-top box partner network, which gives operators more […]

Canal+ signs long-term distribution extension with SES

Vivendi-owned Canal+ has signed a series of long-term agreements with SES for satellite capacity across three regions. The multi-transponder deal will see SES deliver Canal+’s content to more than 10 million subscribers via 9.2 degrees East, 23.5 degrees East and 22 degrees West. SES said that the new contract represents additional secured backlog of over […]

MBC hires M7 chairman d’Halluin as CEO

MBC Group, the Saudi-controlled broadcaster that is the largest in the Middle East, has appointed Marc Antoine d’Halluin as its CEO. d’Halluin will join the company on January 5, and replaces Sam Barnett who left in October after 17 years.  The new CEO previously served as chairman of M7 Group, which operates in Austria, Belgium, […]

Canal+ gets green light for M7 acquisition

Pay TV operator Canal+ has received a green light from the European Commission to acquire international European pay TV outfit M7 Group. The regulatory approval follows Vivendi-owned Canal+’s acquisition of M7 in May. The French pay TV outfit agreed to acquire M7 group from private-equity investor Astorg Partners for just over €1 billion in a […]

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