Orange Cinéma Séries

Orange planning Chromecast rival to take on Netflix

Orange is preparing to take on the imminent threat of Netflix’s arrival in France by launching a new OTT subscription video-on-demand service that will be made available via a WiFi-connectable HDMI dongle that can be plugged into TVs. The initiative has been pushed by French economic development minister Arnaud Montebourg, who confirmed the plan this […]

OCS partners with Viaccess-Orca on second-screen Game of Thrones app

Orange Cinema Series (OCS) in France is partnering with Viaccess-Orca on an immersive second-screen app for the fourth season of popular drama series Game of Thrones. For the app, OSC is using Viaccess-Orca’s DEEP platform, which automatically generates content about Game of Thrones in a digital magazine format. “In today’s multiscreen world, subscribers are increasingly […]

Bouygues Telecom adds OCS channels

French service provider Bouygues Telecom has added the Orange Cinéma Séries channels to its Bbox Sensation offering. Bouygues will offer OCS Max, OCS City – the home of HBO series – OCS Choc, OCS Géants and on-demand service OCS Go as part of its offering.

Orange Cinéma Séries launches ‘new generation’ with OCS City and Go

France’s Orange Cinéma Séries has launched its ‘new generation’ offering, including two entirely new services – OCS City and OCS Go. OCS City is Orange Cinéma Séries’ vehicle for HBO shows including True Blood, Boardwalk Empire, Girls and Game of Thrones. The channel replaces the previous OCS Happy service, which will now be merged with […]

CSA censures Orange Cinéma Séries and NRJ 12

French media regulator the CSA has issued a warning to Orange Cinéma Séries (OCS) after it made an allegedly pornographic film available on its on-demand service. The CSA said that OCS made the film The Last Son: la malediction available during the night of May 21-22 without access control to prevent it being watched by […]

Numericable adds Orange Cinéma Séries channels

French cable operator Numericable has launched the five Orange Cinéma Séries movie channels on its platform today. Numericable has added OCS Max HD, which offers recent movies and series, OCS Happy, with a focus on family, movies, cartoons, sitcoms and comedies, OCS Choc, specialising in Horror and action movies, OCS Novo, which airs independent movies […]

Canal Plus becomes sleeping partner in Orange Cinéma Séries

Canal Plus has become a sleeping partner in the Orange Cinéma Séries channels following the appointment of two independent administrators to replace its representatives on the movie service’s management board. Canal Plus still retains a one third stake in the channels, but under an agreement struck with regulators to secure re-approval of its 2005 merger […]