Rumours about impending Netflix launches in The Netherlands and France are surfacing again.
The French travel channel Liberty TV is to close its TV channel on the Astra satellite as well as on all French IPTV platforms.
Lagardère CEO Arnaud Lagardère has said the company is prepared to, if necessary, buy Canal+ France’s remaining 80% stake in Vivendi before holding an IPO “on favourable terms”.
Yahoo! has had to give up its attempt to acquire a controlling stake in France Telecom’s video portal Dailymotion after the government intervened, according to local media reports.
RTL Radio in France has launched a web video service for the station’s morning programmes on the RTL.fr website and its iPhone and iPad app.
Thema has signed an exclusive agreement for France, Monaco and the UK for the distribution and promotion of the Lebanese channel Murr TV.
France 24 has signed an agreement with Yahoo! allowing the channel to share its content on the British, Canadian, French and Arab (Yahoo!-Maktoob) versions of the American portal.
MIPTV 2013 – Cannes. Visiware is celebrating the 1.000th TV show enriched by its second screen technology at this year’s MIP.
The French Canalsat platform is introducing more HD channels, but some will ony be available to its IPTV customers, not on satellite.