The French media authority CSA is holding public hearings om the request to turn LCI, Paris Première and Planète+ into free-to-air channels.
WATCH VIDEO. French free-to-view satellite platform Fransat on the Eutelsat satellite will be broadcasting all its channels in HD from December 1.
WATCH VIDEO. In what is believed the first MPEG-2 switch-off operation in the world, France has launched a campaign informing viewers that from April 5, 2016, all digital terrestrial broadcasts will be in MPEG-4 and HD.
WATCH VIDEO. French viewers who are dependent on digital terrestrial reception, and who only have an MPEG-2 receiver, will face black screens on April 5, 2016, when the country’s DTT network switches off its MEPG-2 broadcasts.
The French media authority Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel (CSA) has selected 12 new channels that will broadcast in HD over the country’s DTT network, called TNT.
The Turner channel TNT will make its debut in Romania on October 6, replacing TCM, and will be distributed by all the leading cable operators in the country including RCS&RDS, UPC, Telekom and DCS.
The Russian TV station TNT has entered into a partnership agreement with YouTube.
The French broadcasting group Canal+ is renaming its three free-to-air channels D8, D17 and iTélé.
The Canal+ group has asked the French media regulator CSA to reconsider its decision on the broadcaster’s request to move Planete+ to free-to-air on DTT.
The French Council of State annulled media authority CSA’s refusal to allow LCI and Paris Première to go free-to-air, on procedural grounds.