SFR Play

French SVOD market still underdeveloped despite fast growth

The French subscription video-on-demand market remains underdeveloped compared with other European countries, both in its economic value and in its level of penetration, according to a study compiled by French media regulator the CSA and the Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée (CNC). The study found that there were 65 SVOD services active […]

Altice to launch new premium series and movies channel next month

Cable and telecom group Altice is to launch its new French premium channel dedicated to movies and series, Altice Studio, on August 22. The new channel will be a key part of the entertainment element of Altice’s three-pronged move into content, alongside its news and sport services. It will supplement existing entertainment services SFR Play […]

SFR Play goes OTT in France

Altice-owned French service provider SFR is making its subscription video-on-demand service SFR Play available as a pure OTT TV offering, available to users in metropolitan France irrespective of which broadband service they take. The SVOD service will be available from €9.99 a month without an ongoing subscription commitment, offering TV series, movies and kids programming […]

SFR makes Play available for free in promo offer

French service provider SFR is offering its SFR Play service free of charge for the month to mid-June to its subscribers to encourage take-up. SFR customers have until June 10 to use the service without payment, enabling them to access 40 TV channels and the Zive subscription video-on-demand offering. SFR mobile customers can benefit from […]