Vivendi’s Canal+ Group had revenues of €2,782 million in H1, or 4.7% more than in the same period last year.
German broadcaster Sport1 has rolled out its international eSports channel eSportsONE on the new Canal+ pay-TV platform in Ethiopia.
A group of pirates who between them managed some 20 illegal streaming sites have been ordered to pay more than €7 million in damages to the broadcasters whose content they had pirated from 2014 to 2017.
Film lovers whose tastes go beyond the mainstream are the target group of the new German SVOD service Arthaus+ on Amazon Prime Video Channels.
Nagra is to provide advanced content protection solutions to satellite operator M7.
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.