Nearly nine out of 10 (86%) French people know about SVOD and a third of internet users have watched a programme on at least one platform in the past year.
The commercial launch of the French streaming platform Salto has been put back from September until later this autumn.
SPI/FilmBox has signed its first ever agreement with the French streaming service Molotov.
Yann Madeleine has been appointed director of sales, France, at Globecast, effective March 16.
Disney+ has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Canal+ Group in France, similar to its deal with Netflix.
Viacom Networks France and OTT platform Molotov have signed a multi-annual distribution deal, bringing Viacom’s channels to the pay-tv packages of the platform.
Franco-German cultural channel Arte is launching the new experimental channel Arte HDR for a period of one year.
Canal+ and beIN Sports have entered into exclusive discussions with the aim of concluding a major distribution and sub-licensing agreement, the two groups announced.
The white-label video streaming platform publishing solution, Okast, has launched Opsis TV on Fransat Connect. Opsis TV offers theatre plays on-demand.
The 9th HbbTV Symposium and Awards will take place in Paris, France, in autumn 2020, celebrating the 10-year anniversary of HbbTV.