Salto arrives on digital-terrestrial platform

Salto, the streaming JV between French commercial broadcasters TF1 and M6 and  public broadcaster France Télévisions, has arrived on the country’s digital-terrestrial platform. The launch of the service to connected digital-terrestrial screens using the HbbTV standard follows approval of the move by regulator the CSA. The watchdog approved Salto’s arrival on DTT for a provisional […]

Salto and Arte heading for digital-terrestrial platform

French streaming service Salto will soon be available via the country’s connected digital-terrestrial devices, according to various local reports. According to Stratégies, Salto will be available on channel 51 of the French digital-terrestrial platform from the middle of this month. The move comes after French media regulator the CSA gave a green light to culture […]

Salto selects Red Bee Media content management services

French SVOD SALTO has appointed media services company Red Bee Media for content management. In particular, the streamer is relying on Red Bee to deliver Digital Asset Management (DAM), Post-Production for promotional material and Quality Check of assets being added to the platform. Red Bee has implemented a solution combining the company’s own cloud-based Media […]

Salto picks Nomalab for content provisioning

French SVOD Salto has partnered with Nomalab for the provisioning of its acquired content. Salto, the joint venture of France Télévisions, M6 and TF1, launched in late 2020 with over 10,000 hours of content. The ambitious streamer recently hit 200,000 subscribers in France, though it has struggled to grow due to a lack of ISP […]

Report: Salto edges up to 200k subs after three months

Salto, the French subscription video-on-demand service launched last year as a JV between the country’s main terrestrial broadcasters to combat the growing power of Netflix, has so far attracted 200,000 subscribers according to financial daily Les Echos. The paper did not reveal its sources for the number, which has not been officially released by the […]

Salto strikes agreement with copyright societies

French streaming outfit Salto has struck a key agreement with copyright collecting societies the SACD and ADAGP to recompense authors of audiovisual works distributed on the platform. The copyright outfits said that the agreement took into account the non-linear use of works such as catch-up television and and video-on-demand, but also covered the distribution of […]

Salto close to Bouygues Telecom deal

French Netflix rival Salto is on the verge of striking its first ISP distribution deal with Bouygues Telecom, according to financial daily Les Echos. The paper cited an unnamed source who said that securing carriage with ISPs, via whose boxes the majority of French consumers watch TV, was vital for Salto, which would struggle to […]

Salto passes 100,000 mark with wide base of users

French broadcaster-backed streaming service Salto has attracted around 100,000 subscribers in its first three weeks, according to a report by Le Figaro. However, the service, backed by pubcaster France Télévisions and commercial broadcasters TF1 and M6, is approaching the end of its first month, with free trial periods beginning to come to an end from […]

Salto selects Bedrock for streaming tech

French Netflix rival Salto, which launched last week, has announced a deal with Bedrock to power its OTT platform. Salto is the joint-venture of Groupe TF1, France Télévisions and Groupe M6, that offers live channels and a premium SVOD catalogue of over 10,000 hours of content. It said that it is reliant on Bedrock’s tech […]

Salto set to launch with three subscription offers

French domestic Netflix rival Salto is set to launch next Tuesday October 20. The service, backed by the leading French over-the-air broadcasters France Télévisions, TF1 and M6, will be offered in three variants, priced at €6.99, €9.99 and €12.99, according to information released to Le Figaro. The prices vary according to the number of screens […]

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