Thema picks Amagi for FAST distribution

SaaS leader Amagi has been selected by pay TV channel distributor Thema to distribute channels across international FAST platforms. Thema’s business is made up of more than 180 channels across EMEA and North America. The company will utilise the broadcast-grade channel playout platform, Amagi CLOUDPORT, and the lightweight content scheduling platform, Amagi PLANNER, for media […]

Thema taps Amagi for growth in FAST world

Canal+ Group-owned channel distributor Thema has signed up with software-as-a-service for cloud-based broadcast and connected TV specialist Amagi to distribute channels across FAST platforms around the world. Thema’s FAST activity includes two in-house Fast channels Vive Kanal D Drama and Wanna See TV. Thema will use the channel playout platform Amagi Cloudport and the lightweight content […]

Thema Rus expands Love Nature in Russia with MTS distribution

Canal+ International Group company Thema Rus has launched Love Nature on Russia’s MTS TV-services.  Love Nature, which as the title suggests presents a variety of nature and wildlife-focused documentary content, will be available as a 4K linear TV channel to MTS subscribers via IPTV and on the KION multimedia platform.  This is the latest expansion […]

iQiyi launches in the UK and Ireland on Netgem TV via Thema partnership

Canal+-owned Thema and iQiyi have partnered for a commercial launch in the UK and Ireland on Netgem TV. Based out of Beijing, iQiyi is a leader in the Asian streaming market with over 106 million paid subscribers across 191 territories worldwide.  The streamer recently announced a partnership with Thema to launch its service worldwide. This […]

Greek version of MyZen TV launches with Vodafone

Canal+-owned channel distributor Thema has landed a deal to launch MyZen TV on Vodafone Greece’s TV service. The agreement also marks the launch of the localized version of the channel in Greek. Vodafone TV subscribers will get access to the women-skewed lifestyle channel within three packages: Basic, EBT or Basic plus Kids, and Premium – Basic plus […]

M6 International comes to Comoros in Comores Telecom deal

Canal+ Group-owned THEMA has launched the M6 International channel on Comores Telecom. The announcement will bring the channel to more than 650,000 customers in the East African country, with subscribers able to access it through the newly launched Nafassi Fibre IPTV offering. M6 International, distributed by THEMA, offers viewers a range of content from the […]

Thema adds four new channels to SFR’s African offering

Canal+ International-owned channel distributor Thema has launched four new channels as part of service provider SFR’s Le Bouquet Africain offer.   Le Bouquet Africain Découverte, the package’s basic offering, has added NCI – La Nouvelle Chaine Ivoirienne, to its line-up. Thema said that the channel has demonstrated a strong potential since launching in Africa. Novelas TV, […]

Thema integrates IBSBM as Thema Northern Europe

Canal+-owned channel distributor Thema has fully integrated 2017 acquisition IBSBM into the group and renamed it Thema Northern Europe, the company’s fifth subsidiary. IBSBM is described by Thema as one of the largest independent content representatives in Europe, based in Amsterdam and operating in Northern Europe, working in the fields of programme distribution, marketing and […]

Thema launches

Canal+ International subsidiary Thema has announced the launch of its first multi-screen OTT service in Italy. is a new OTT service specifically targeting Italy’s African communities. It initially launched as an array of channels in France called Le bouquet Africain, with the offer providing access to 27 TV channels. This new OTT service currently […]

M6 international channel secures distribution in Canada and UAE

Canal+-owned channel distributor Thema, as the distribution partner of M6 Group’s international channel, has announced two major launches for the channel in Canada and the United Arab Emirates. Launched in 2019 in Africa, M6 International claims to bring together the best of M6 group programmes, for international viewers. The channel, which styles itself as “a […]

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