CSA steps in as TF1’s dispute with operators deepens

French media regulator the Conseil Supéreiur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA) has volunteered to mediate in the increasingly rancorous dispute between the country’s leading commercial broadcaster TF1 and distribution platforms Orange, Canal+ and Free. The media watchdog expressed disquiet about the possible consequences of the dispute and said it was available to facilitate discussions between the relevant […]

Microsoft announces Xbox One launch partners

Microsoft has announced the “first wave” of launch partners for its new Xbox One games console, including Netflix, Eurosport and Machinima. In Europe, where Microsoft is due to launch the Xbox One on November 22, the firm announced content partners for seven countries – Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the UK. Videogame themed […]

TF1 launches synchronised second screen service

French commercial broadcaster TF1 is to launch a synchronised companion screen service, kicking off with talent show The Voice on February 2. The broadcaster will deliver synchronised content to smartphones, tablets and computers allowing viewers to access supplementary content about the show. Viewers can link up via the MyTF1 website or dedicated app, click on […]