Digital TV News: CANAL+

Vivendi updates on plan to split into several entities
Jan 30, 2024 – Vivendi has presented an update on its project to split the company into several entities, one of which would be Canal+, with each being separately listed on the stock market.
News categories: Vivendi, Canal+, Digital TV, Europe, France, MandA, Satellite, Streaming, Worldwide

A1 Group to include Netflix in its portfolio of products
Oct 18, 2023 – A1 Group is to include Netflix in its A1 products with customers able to access Netflix from any of their screens. Netflix will also be integrated into the company's Xplore TV Box.
News categories: A1 Group, Netflix, Alejandro Plater, Maja Porczyńska, Apps, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Digital TV, IPTV, Macedonia, Serbia, Set Top Box, Slovenia, Streaming

Gracenote supports Télé-Loisirs with SVOD information and imagery
Sep 5, 2023 – Gracenote is helping Prisma Media transform its Télé-Loisirs offerings into go-to resources for what to watch in France by providing information and imagery for the major SVOD catalogs.
News categories: Gracenote, Prisma Media, Vikram Kulkarni, Julian Marco, Big Data, Digital TV, France, IBC2024

PCCW and CANAL+ partner to accelerate growth of Viu
Jun 21, 2023 – PCCW [SEHK:0008] and CANAL+ have announced a deal under which CANAL+ will become a 26.1% minority shareholder in Viu, with an option for further investment to bring its holding to 51%.
News categories: PCCW, CANAL+ Group, Viu, Susanna Hui, Maxime Saada, Jacques du Puy, Janice Lee, Asia, Digital TV, MandA, Middle-East, South Africa, Streaming

Paramount+ added 9.9 million subscribers in Q4 2022
Feb 16, 2023 – Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA; PARAA) has announced results for the period ended December 31, 2022. Paramount+ subscribers grew to nearly 56 million following a record quarterly increase of 9.9 million.
News categories: Paramount, Digital TV, Results, Streaming, Subscribers, Worldwide

THEMA chooses OKAST to launch ‘My Bouquet Africain’ in Europe
Nov 7, 2022 – THEMA has tapped OKAST for the distribution of its African content offering, under the name 'My Bouquet Africain'. My Bouquet Africain is targeted at the French-speaking sub-Saharian African audience in Europe.
News categories: OKAST, THEMA, Cédric Monnier, Timothée Vidal, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Streaming

Paramount+ adds more European countries
Oct 18, 2022 – Paramount+ will arrive in France on December 1, followed by Germany, Austria and Switzerland on December 8. Paramount+ will also launch on Sky platforms in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
News categories: Paramount, Marco Nobili, Austria, Digital TV, France, Germany, Switzerland

EarthxTV selects M7 as European launch partner
Oct 17, 2022 – M7 Group has announced that it has concluded a long-term HD satellite and OTT distribution agreement with Dallas-based EarthxTV, a global TV network promoting the environment and sustainability.
News categories: M7 Group, EarthxTV, Bill Wijdeveld, Rajan Singh, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Satellite, Streaming

Canal+ migrates EasyTV delivery to Ku-band with Enensys
Oct 6, 2022 – ENENSYS has announced that it has delivered an upgrade of CANAL+ International's EasyTV service in Africa, migrating the existing DVB-T2 network from DVB-T2/T2MI over C-band delivery to DVB-SIS over Ku-band.
News categories: Enensys, CANAL+ International, Aucom, Didier Farcy, Cedric Vialle, Villiers Joubert, Africa, Content Distribution, Digital TV, DVB-T2, Satellite