French private broadcasters TF1 and M6 are closing down their digital terrestrial low-pay channel TF6 at the end of the year.
France’s M6 will launch four online channels tomorrow (March 27), available through the 6play application.
The French pay-TV channel Paris Première could become a free service from next year.
Paris Première wants to remain a paid for service but could become free if operators reduce their funding.
The RTL Group said that it continues to grow its digital presence, both organically and through targeted investment in high-growth areas.
The French Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal by private broadcaster M6 to remove all deep links to catch-up TV programmes on the TV Replay portal.
French private broadcasters TF1 and M6 have filed two appeals before the Council of State (Conseil d’Etat) against the authorisation granted by the Competition Authority (l’Autorité de la concurrence) to Canal+ to acquire Direct 8.
Dutch cable operator Ziggo has doubled the number of streaming channels to its tablet and smart phone apps from 14 to 28. The service is only available in the subscriber’s home on up to five different devices.
The Paris Commercial Court has ruled that French private broadcaster TF1 and LCI were right in their complaints that online video portal Dailymotion has been using their content without consent.
French private broadcaster M6 is launching a new second screen application called Devant ma TV (in front of my TV).