Canal+ Group’s total subscriber portfolio reached 20.4 million, compared to 17.1 million for the first half of 2019, including 8.6 million in mainland France.
The European Commission has given its approval for Canal+ Group’s acquisition of M7.
Canal+ gained 45,000 subscribers in the French market over the last 12 months, but it wasn’t enough to sustain the French paycaster’s domestic turnaround as the overall subscriber base lost ground.
Les Echos Group – Le Parisien and Canal+ Group have announced the joint acquisition of Mezzo from Lagardère Group and France Télévisions.
Canal+ Group has acquired the African film studio and international TV network Rok for an undisclosed fee.
Canal Plus is preparing to cut 500 jobs in France, equivalent to 18% of its employees in the country.
Five arrests have been made in Rennes following a joint complaint made by Canal+ Group, beIN Sports and RMC Sport in the Association for Combating Audiovisual Piracy (ALPA).
Canal+ Group and Altice France’s RMC Sport have reached an agreement to share coverage of the Premier League for three seasons from 2019/20.
Revenues at Canal+ Group fell again in the first quarter as the pay-TV company witnessed a 3.6% decrease.
Sports channel beIN Sports has been linked with a possible acquisition by Canal Plus, French broadcaster Europe1 has reported.