Canal+ edges towards greater streaming focus with MyCanal move

French pay TV operator Canal+ is to give greater weight to streaming by offering the week’s movies on its premium channel all at once on its MyCanal catch-up service. According to the pay TV operator’s second in command, Gérard-Brice Viret, interviewed by Le Parisien, MyCanal will now shift away from waiting for the week’s movies […]

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 […]

Canal+ boosting VOD offering with dedicated thematic channels

French pay TV operator Canal+ is launching two new movies on-demand channels – Ciné+ Horreur and Ciné+ Western. The two channels, which are available on the MyCanal services and Canal à la Demande, its VOD service, are the first iteration of a new series of movies on-demand channels organised by genre and created by the […]

Médiamétrie includes MyCanal in four-screen audience measurement

French audience research outfit Médiamétrie has broadened the scope of its ‘four-screen TV’ audience measurement system by integrating Canal+ OTT distribution platform MyCanal. Médiamétrie customers will now be able to view the performance of their programmes broadcast on the MyCanal platform. The results will be included in the Programme Focus four screens service, which measures […]

Canal+ drops TF1 channels as pair fail to strike deal

Canal+ has ceased broadcasting TF1’s channels and digital services after failing to strike a deal with the commercial broadcaster. Canal+ has also filed a legal complaint with the Paris commercial court, challenging the legality of the broadcaster’s demands. The pay TV group has already pulled TF1’s signals from its Canalsat service and MyCanal web offering. […]

Free adds Canal+ multiscreen offering to bundle

French service provider Free has added Canal+’s multiscreen TV service myCanal to its offering, complementing the recent launch of the TV by Canal Panorama service. Free will make myCanal available to Freebox Revolution customers who have signed up to the TV by Canal Panorama service. Users will be able to watch live channels, including services […]

Canal+ launches personalised multiscreen service MyCanal

Canal+ has launched MyCanal, a personalised multiscreen service that allows its subscribers to access their programming packages on all screens. MyCanal allows Canal+ and Canalsat subscribers to access channels and services to which they subscribe with a single unified experience across PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets. According to Canal+, the user experience is in line […]