French news channel BFM Business has revealed the number of subscribers to Canal+ and Canalsat per platform.
Canal+ Group is moving group channel head Gérald-Brice Viret to become director of Canal+.
AMC Networks International – UK and Canalsat have signed an agreement to launch Sundance Channel Global on Canalsat’s satellite and IPTV platforms in France.
Canalsat has obtained exclusive rights to Disney Channel in the French market.
Canal+ Group has opted for a Thomson Video Networks encoder to migrate its Canalsat offer to HD.
CanalSat is dropping channels from the AB Groupe at the end of the month to concentrate on what it’s described as “more popular” broadcasters.
French DTH Platform Canalsat informed its subscribers it will turn to all-MPEG-4 satellite distribution by the end of June 2015.
Canal+ and CanalSat are now rolling out the new Mycanal TV Everywhere service.
Globecast has signed a new contract with longtime customer China Central Television (CCTV), the state broadcaster of China.
French bouquet operator CanalSat is currently testing a beta-version of its Cube set-top to allow for OTT streaming of channels.