The Paris Commercial Court has ruled in favour of OTT platform Molotov in a dispute over the carriage of commercial channel M6.
Alice France said it is in exclusive discussions with Molotov to take over majority interest, developing international expansion.
Five million people aged 4+ watch live or catch-up TV programmes online each day in France.
The French OTT platform Molotov is looking for fresh money in order to continue operating, according to reports in various French media.
Molotov is suing the M6 Group over its demand that the OTT platform should pay for the distribution of its free-to-air channels.
French OTT platform Molotow has teamed up with Samsung and transmitter company TDF to offer a hybrid service combining DTT reception and OTT delivery of its service without the need for a separate set-top box.
Cheddar, the self-styled post cable news network, has received $22 million (€17.9m) towards the launch of a second network and take itself international.
A new carriage dispute has begun in France after it emerged that M6 Group was seeking payment for free-to-air channels M6, W9 and 6TER from Molotov.
France’s audience measurement organisation, Médiamétrie, to include OTT in its 4-screen TV audience ratings with French OTT platform Molotov.
In France, Samsung and OTT platform Molotov are launching a hybrid app combining the OTT platform with the nation’s DTT network called TNT.