The Paris Commercial Court has ruled in favour of OTT platform Molotov in a dispute over the carriage of commercial channel M6.
France Télévisions, M6 and TF1 have announced plans to launch a new OTT platform.
Molotov is suing the M6 Group over its demand that the OTT platform should pay for the distribution of its free-to-air channels.
New catch-up services are part of an extended agreement between Canal+ Group and M6.
A comprehensive new agreement for the distribution of M6 Group channels and their associated services to SFR (Altice) subscribers has been welcomed by both sides.
RTL Group revenue increased by 2.8% to €4,350 million (January to September 2016: €4,230 million), reaching a new record level.
RTL Group’s digital revenue1 continued to show very dynamic growth, up 48.3% to €178 million during the first quarter of the year (Q1/2016: €120 million).
RTL Group plans to regroup its French radio operations into Groupe M6.
Plans by Orange, TF1, M6 and France Télévisions to launch a French Netflix-type service have been scrapped.
Canal+ and M6 have renewed their multi-year distribution agreement.