MIPTV 2010 – CANNES. “3D is emotion, it is about immersion,” according to Ghislaine Le Rhun Gautier, 3D project Manager at Orange, who is now looking for 3D content to fill the planned fulltime 3D channel.
MIPTV 2010 – CANNES. Orange France will launch a regular 3D channel this May starting with the Roland Garros grand slam tournament.
Orange and Vodafone are seeking a reduction in the access fees charged by the Romanian incumbent telco Romtelecom to its infrastructure. This, reports ZF, would allow them to offer a wider portfolio of services including IPTV.
France Telecom’s Orange has confirmed press reports that it wants to start re-selling premium channels on the country’s digital terrestrial network.
France Telecom-owned Orange is interested in obtaining at least one terrestrial pay-TV channel when the media authority CSA opens up a tender.
The exclusive carriage of the Orange TV channels on the platforms owned by the French telecoms operator is not in the interest of the business and should be abolished, according to a commission headed by Marie-Dominique Hagelsteen.
Watch video. Orange and LG Electronics have signed an exclusive agreement to bring the Orange video portal to LG televisions sets in France, the two companies announced at the CES in Las Vegas. The three-year partnership will start in March 2010.
On the first anniversary of its launch Orange has announced that its Cinema Series bouquet had reached 324,000 subscribers.
Orange has announced plans to run the social networking site Twitter on its IPTV networks in France, Spain and Poland. The France Telecom-owned operator is looking at ways that subscribers can create Twitter feeds that will run during and alongside programmes.
France Telecom says it now has a total of 2.7 million subscribers to its Orange TV service, with much of the 74% annual growth coming from its domestic market.