The chairman and CEO of Canal Plus Group has denied the French paycaster is planning a relaunch for CanalPlay.
According to the latest SVOD Barometer conducted by Médiamétrie, 30% of French online users aged six years and older used an SVOD service during the past 12 months, which is 10 points higher than in December 2017.
Netflix is expected to have around 900,000 subscribers in France by the end of the year.
French owners of LG Blu-ray players and home cinema sets will be able to directly access the Canalplay VOD library of Canal+ and play them over their regular TV set.
The Canal+ Group has announced that with immediate effect its Canalplay online VOD service is available on the alternative French movie website MK2.fr.