Acorn TV launches in Spain

AMC-owned British content streamer Acorn TV has launched in Spain on Orange TV. The service will be available to Orange TV for €3.99 per month, and will offer content in both english and dubbed in Castilian Spanish.  Orange said that it will offer an initial promotion, with its customers offered a free month trial if […]

Orange fails in bid to secure delisting majority in Belgian operation

Orange has failed to secure sufficient additional shares in its Belgian subsidiary that would enable it to delist the company. Orange’s €22 a share offer helped secure it an additional 23.94% of Orange Belgium’s share capital, which was the equivalent of just over half of the total number of shares targeted by the offer. However, […]

Orange holds close to 75% of Belgian unit

Orange has secured control of just under 75% of Orange Belgium shares after the closure of its initial offer period. Orange has been trying to acquire complete control of the Belgian company despite the opposition of some minority investors. Orange said that the conditions of offer have been met and payment would be made on […]

Mixed fortunes for Orange TV: growth in France, decline in Spain

Orange had 10.437 million TV customers as of the end of March, out of 21.9 million fixed broadband connections. The TV base grew from 10.347 million at the end of December, with the growth coming primarily from the domestic market. In France, Orange gained 100,000 TV subscribers quarter-on-quarter, ending the period with 7.712 million IPTV […]

Disney+ launches on Orange France bundled with family package

Orange has launched the Disney+ app on its set-top boxes. The streamer launched in France last year, but Orange customers have been restricted to watching a linear feed of content on a single channel.  Complementing the launch, eligible Orange subscribers are being offered a discounted package of Disney+ and the Pack Famille package of channels. […]

Orange stands firm on price for Belgian unit

Orange had declined to make an improved offer to acquire the shares in Orange Belgium that it does not already own, despite opposition from minority investors. Orange is offering €22 a share, which it says represents a 48% premium on the weighted average share price for the last three months. After Orange tabled the bid […]

Molotov hits 100,000 subs in Africa

French streaming service Molotov has announced a milestone of 100,000 subscribers in its initial African territories. The streamer launched in Côte d’Ivoire in December, and followed that with a rollout to Senegal in January. Molotov also launched in Cameroon in February, Burkina Faso in March, and has plans to rollout to Tunisia in April, and […]

Orange meets targets in spite of Spanish struggles

Orange met its 2020 targets but struggled in Spain, the French operator has revealed Reporting its year-end results, the group saw annual revenues grow by 0.1% to €42.27 billion. Africa and the Middle East was the biggest growth market, with revenues up by 5.2%, while France also saw positive growth of 1.6%. The rest of […]

M6 Group and Orange renew carriage deal, implement segmented advertising

RTL-owned M6 Group has agreed a new deal with Orange for segmented advertising and channel distribution. The first part of the deal sees the pair collaborate on segmented advertising on M6 Group’s channels. The agreement will allow advertisers to combine “the power and quality of TV media” with Orange’s targeting capabilities. These data points include […]

Orange France teams with VOD Factory to launch nine new services

Orange France has added nine new subscription on-demand TV services via a partnership with on-demand technology platform provider VOD Factory, which provides a user interface and content offerings. Orange said that thanks to VOD Factory’s ability to bring new services quickly to set-tops that can receive Orange TV it plans to launch further enhancements to […]

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