France’s audience measurement organisation, Médiamétrie, to include OTT in its 4-screen TV audience ratings with French OTT platform Molotov.
After two years of service, French VOD platform Afrostream is to close down its service.
Next year France will start to transfer part of the DTT frequencies to make room for telecom operators.
French media group NRJ is putting its transmission company Towercast up for sale.
Altice’s SFR is continuing its OTT distribution strategy for its sports channels and launches SFR Sport 4K live UHD on Samsung smart TVs.
In France, Samsung and OTT platform Molotov are launching a hybrid app combining the OTT platform with the nation’s DTT network called TNT.
The French VOD platform SFR Play has added the new channel Altice Studio to its offer.
Altice has raised its stake in SFR Group to 95.9%, thereby passing the threshold that now allows it to proceed with a public buyout offer, followed by a squeeze-out for the remaining SFR shares, in September.
Orange’s board of directors has appointed a new director, Christel Heydemann, by co-optation following a proposal by the Governance and Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility Committee.
Orange is taking its dispute with TF1 to the French court of commerce, claiming the private broadcaster is misusing its dominant position on the viewers and advertising market.