Canal+ might be interested in acquiring the assets of the French DTT pay platform TV Numeric including 35,000 subscribers, according to BFMTV.
With just 40,000 paying subscribers, the French DTT pay platform TV Numeric will probably close down its services at the end of the year.
TV Numeric, the sole company marketing the French basic pay-DTT package, is contemplating pulling the plug on its business.
Three candidates for the two terrestrial pay-TV channels have presented their plans to the media regulator CSA. They are Canal+, TV Numeric and the French football league LPF.
French media regulator CSA has extended the licence for the terrestrial VOD pilot that is currently taking place in Rouen. The tests are being run by transmitter company TDF and the pay-TV DTT operator TV Numeric.
The French premium TV reseller TV Numeric has agreed to acquire its rival TNtop TV, the French subsidiary of the UK’s Top Up TV. An agreement has been signed between Marc Olivier, CEO of TV Numeric and David Chance, chairman of Top Up TV.
The French media authority CSA has approved two pilots for push-VOD services over the nation’s digital terrestrial network.