Four French DTT channels could find themselves with new owners following the merger of TF1 and M6.
The President of the French communications regulator Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel has said it is natural” and “understandable” that media players should want to “get their act together”.
French commercial broadcast groups TF1 and M6 have signed agreements relating to their proposed merger.
TF1, M6, Bouygues and RTL have signed agreements to enter into exclusive negotiations to merge the activities of TF1 and M6.
Bertelsmann is considering the sale of its French commercial TV network M6.
The international version of French entertainment channel M6 has launched in Canada and the United Arab Emirates.
French streaming service Molotov is facing a downside to its increasing popularity as users top 13 million.
Kabelio, a new TV package for Swiss DTH satellite households, will launch on Eutelsat Hotbird (13° East) on October 15, 2020, featuring both domestic and international channels such as ARD, ZDF, ORF, TF1, BBC and ITV.
The technology platform that powers the streaming services run by M6, RTL Belgium, RTL Hungary and RTL Croatia is to be opened up to new shareholders.
The company behind the Freebox wants to put a stop to the French streaming platform Salto, before it’s even been launched.