French broadcast regulator Le Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel (CSA) has confirmed plans for three new pay-TV channels on the country’s DTT system.
Bruno Lasserre, President of the French competition authority (l’Autorité de la concurrence), has suggested Canal+ should be subject to a wholesale must offer order that would make the premium channel available to other platforms.
France Telecom’s new CEO Stephane Richard has unveiled a new five-year action plan, called Conquêtes 2015 (conquests 2015), in which the Group will turn to its core business, networks, and will reduce its involvement in the television content business.
The French public broadcaster France Televisions will launch its new catch-up TV portal, Fluzz.fr, on Monday, July 5.
Eutelsat Communications has appointed Andrew Wallace as chief commercial officer, to head up its overall sales and marketing activities.