The global streaming service Paramount+ will launch in France on December 1, followed by Germany, Austria and Switzerland on December 8.
Commenting on the development, Marco Nobili, executive VP and international general mnager of Paramount+, said: “Paramount+ is rapidly expanding its presence globally, bringing audience a unique content offering with the biggest stars and most compelling global and local stories. With these launches, Paramount+ will continue to see major growth across Europe, becoming one of the top players worldwide”.
Upon launch in France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Paramount+ will become available online, on a wide range of connected TV devices, including via distribution through Apple, Amazon, Google, Samsung and Roku, on mobile devices and more.
Paramount+ will also launch on Sky platforms in Germany and Austria as part of a new multi-year distribution agreement. Through this agreement, Sky subscribers with Sky Cinema will have access to Paramount+ content at no additional cost, and the Paramount+ standalone app will also launch on Sky Q.
In France, thanks to the hard bundle with Canal+ Group, Canal+ will distribute Paramount+ within its offers in France and will distribute Paramount+ exclusively in its offers in French-speaking Switzerland.