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 […]

Altice names original content chief

Cable and telecom investor Altice has named Nora Melhli as head of original creation and non-linear content, including Zive, the subscription video-on-demand service that is currently available via French operator SFR. Mehli is the former head of drama at production company Shine France and CEO of Endemol Fiction. While at Shine France Films, she executive-produced […]

Altice to launch SVoD service Zive internationally

Altice plans to launch its subscription video-on-demand service Zive in all markets in which it is present. The cable and telecom company is working with Cisco to provide the technology base for Zive, and the technology company revealed in a release at CES that the service, currently available via SFR in France, will soon be […]

SFR to launch new Ultra HD box and SVoD service

French pay TV operator SFR is due to launch a new 4K Ultra HD gateway, called La Box Fibre Zive de SFR, on November 17 along with a Zive-branded SVoD service. The Zive SVoD offering will be available through the new box and will be exclusive to SFR customers in France. It is due to […]