Orange Cinema Series has renewed its multi-year distribution agreement with Canal+.
Content from the HBO will continue to be seen on the Orange Cinema Series (OCS) following a new deal.
The five-channel bouquet Orange Cinéma Séries will launch on Canalsat on April 5.
Canal + and France Telecom have completed their negotiations for Canal’s 33.3% partcipation in the premium channels Orange Cinema Series, according to Les Echos.
Canal Plus is to become a minority shareholder in the Orange Cinema Series channels, abandoning earlier plans to enter a 50/50 joint venture in TPS Star.
Canal+ and Orange are to enter into a strategic partnership that will bring together the Orange Cinema series channels with TPS Star in a single venture.
Digital TV services over both ADSL and satellite continue to perform for France Telecom and its Orange-branded TV services.
On the first anniversary of its launch Orange has announced that its Cinema Series bouquet had reached 324,000 subscribers.