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.
A number of French thematic channels have closed down during the past few days, including ones operated by M6 and TF1. But pubcaster France Télévision is gearing up to launch its own digital 24/7 news channel.
France’s M6 Group saw its consolidated revenues rise by 0.8% year-on-year to €264.1 million in the third quarter.
The French Groupe M6, part of the RTL Group, has entered into a content partnership with Yahoo.
France’s TF1, M6 and Canal+ are calling for a complete overhaul of the regulations under which they operate.
French broadcaster M6 has warned of a full-year decline in profit in its latest set of results.
French private broadcasters TF1 and M6 are closing down their digital terrestrial low-pay channel TF6 at the end of the year.