Satellite DTH is the main means of receiving linear television in nine metropolitan areas of French-speaking Africa, according to Kantar TNS.
Da Vinci Media has launched their channel, Da Vinci, in exclusivity through Canal+ Myanmar FG services.
French pay-TV group Canal+ wants to launch a TV channel for the lovers of classical music together with music label Deutsche Grammophon in 2018.
Canal+ has launched a joint venture company with Telecom Italia that will concentrate on the acquisition of rights and the production of films and television series.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Canal+-owned international channel distribution company Thema has acquired a majority stake in Dutch firm IBSBM in Amsterdam.
Canal+ is set to launch “best of” channel Canal+ International for international markets in November 2017.
An agreement has been reached between SACEM (Société des Auteurs, Compositeurs and Editeurs de Musique) and the Canal+ Group over the payment of copyright across the group’s channels and services.
Canal + Group has given details of its 4K/Ultra HD content offer that will be available through the new Apple TV 4K device.
Vivendi has decided to pursue a parallel project in pay TV in Italy with its two subsidiaries Telecom Italia and Groupe Canal.
Canal+ Group’s Thema has created a new subsidiary in Mumbai, India, in charge of developing business operations across the Indian subcontinent (SAARC), including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Maldives.