Les Echos Group – Le Parisien and Canal+ Group have announced the joint acquisition of Mezzo from Lagardère Group and France Télévisions.
French music channel Mezzo, dedicated to classical music, jazz and dance, has launched on Les Bouquets Canal+, distributed in 22 African countries.
M6 Group has entered into exclusive negotiations with Lagardère Active for the acquisition of Lagardère’s television business (excluding Mezzo).
Austrian DTH satellite platform HD Austria has taken seven new pay-TV channels aboard its line-up.
French pay-TV group Canal+ wants to launch a TV channel for the lovers of classical music together with music label Deutsche Grammophon in 2018.
Mezzo Live HD has been officially launched in Romania.
Mezzo has announced its new channel, Mezzo HD, will debut in March 2010, broadcasting 100% native HD programming around the clock.
Mezzoforte will be the name of the new dedicated HD channel from the French music broadcaster Mezzo, part of Lagardere Active.