Netflix signs French IPTV deal

The hostile atmosphere facing Netflix’s launch in France has subsided somewhat after the US streaming service signed a distribution deal with IPTV platform Bouygues Telecom. A deal that means Netflix will be available on Bouygues’ Bbox sets from November represents the first such agreement the VOD service had secured in France. Netflix will be available […]

Netflix buys raft of French content

Netflix has acquired a raft of content from French producers and distributors and ordered another original feature doc. The streaming service has acquired a 100-hour package of content from Paris-based distributor Prime Entertainment. The package is for shows for Netflix’s upcoming French service with the US-listed company moving to allay fears in France that it […]