Orange to distribute Netflix in France

Orange is set to become the second French telecom operator to agree to distribute Netflix, with CEO Stéphane Richard confirming that the service provider has struck a deal with the subscription VOD provider. Following Bouygues Telecom’s deal with Netflix, Orange has signed a deal with the US OTT provider to make its services available via […]

Canal+ strikes HBO SVOD deal

French pay TV operator Canal+’s on-demand unit Canalplay has struck a deal with US pay TV channel provider HBO to acquire subscription video-on-demand rights to The Wire and Strike Back. Seasons one to five of The Wire and seasons one and two of Strike Back will be available via Canal+’s SVOD service from now until […]

Canal+ launches mobile app for kids

Canal+ has launched a new Canalplay Kids app for mobile devices. The app, available from today, offers access to thousands of titles for 3-10 year-olds. It is based on a simple, clear design with bright colours to appeal to kids and includes parental control functionality. Canalplay subscribers can download the app from iTunes and Google […]

Canal+ launches new mobile app

Canalplay, the on-demand arm of French pay TV providerCanal+, has launched a new version of its mobile app that integrates support for Android devices and Chromecast for the first time. According to Canal+, the new version of the app offers a more fluid and intuitive user experience and faster access to content. It also includes […]

Google launches Chromecast streaming device in Europe

Google has launched its low-price Chromecast HDMI streaming stick in 11 countries outside of its home market of the US. The device is available now in Canada and 10 European countries: the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and the Nordic countries of Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Sweden. “Since announcing Chromecast in the US, […]

Canal+ is launching Disney Movies on Demand channel

Canal+ is launching a Disney Movies on Demand channel as part of its CanalPlay Infinity subscription video-on-demand offering. The addition of the Disney service will give CanalPlay users access to classic titles including Bambi, Alice in Wonderland, The Aristocats and Aladdin as well as Pixar titles including Cars and Wall-E. Subscribers will have access to […]

Canal+ inks Gaumont VOD deal

Canal+ has struck a deal with Gaumont to make the latter’s catalogue of films available on its CanalPlay Infinity subscription video-on-demand offering. The deal will add over 60 Gaumont titles including Les Barbouzes, Le Pacha, Clara et les Chics Types, Leon, Nikita and Le Grand Blond Avec Une Chaussure Noire to the CanalPlay Infinity line-up. […]