Court rules in favour of Canal+ in TF1 TNTSat dispute

A French court has ruled in favour of Canal+ Group in a legal spat with commercial broadcaster TF1 over the pay TV operator’s decisions to pull the latter’s channels from free-to-view satellite platform TNTSat. The Tribunal de Paris ruled that Canal+ does not need to distribute TF1’s channels on the satellite platform despite a call […]

Canal+ signs long-term distribution extension with SES

Vivendi-owned Canal+ has signed a series of long-term agreements with SES for satellite capacity across three regions. The multi-transponder deal will see SES deliver Canal+’s content to more than 10 million subscribers via 9.2 degrees East, 23.5 degrees East and 22 degrees West. SES said that the new contract represents additional secured backlog of over […]

Zee expands in Africa with Mali DTT launch

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) is moving into Mali, launching its Zee Magic and Zee Cinema channels on digital terrestrial TV network TNTSAT Africa. The move is part of a wider push by Zee into the African market, with Zee Bollymovies – an English-dubbed Bollywood movie channel for the African market – also expanding its […]