TF1 takes full control of Monaco-based TMC

TF1 group has bought out the Principality of Monaco’s 20% stake in TMC, giving it 100% ownership over the digital terrestrial channel. The transaction will be carried out via a share exchange, enabling the Principality of Monaco to retain a 1.1% equity interest in TF1. “The transaction has no effect whatsoever on the way the […]

French channels set for HD launch on Fransat

French broadcaster TF1 Group has chosen to launch HD versions of free-to-air channels TMC and NT1 on the Fransat satellite platform. The channels will be available on satellite in HD ahead of the planned transition of the country’s digital-terrestrial platform to MPEG-4 next year. Fransat already airs 10 digital-terrestrial channels in HD – TF1, France […]