The Nanterre Commercial Court has authorised Canal+ to suspend the sub-licence contract with beIN Sports for the broadcasting of two Ligue1 matches per round of the competition.
Canal+ Group’s Thema has entered into a partnership with the AVOD platform Cheval TV.
beIN Media Group and Bundesliga International have agreed a new deal in France and Turkey for the broadcast of the German league on beIN Sports until 2025.
beIN Sports has initiated legal proceedings against Canal+ before the Nanterre commercial court over the broadcasting rights for Ligue 1.
Vivendi’s Canal+ has acquired all the broadcasting rights for the Premier League in France for a further three seasons.
France’s VidéoFutur has launched a new on demand platform named Viva.
The OTT video subscription platform Alchimie has launched its 100th channel with pointdevue.tv, an SVOD channel dedicated to royal families and famous people.
France has published a decree outlining the obligations of foreign video services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in financing French and European works.
France’s TF1 and Free have signed an agreement renewing the distribution of all TF1’s channels (TNT and thematic), as well as non-linear services (MYTF1, TFOUMAX) on Free.
France’s Ministry of Culture has issued a new version of a DTT decree that governs the relations between TV channels and audiovisual producers.