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Turkish, French channels approved for distribution

| 03/26/2018 3:20 pm EDT

The CRTC has approved applications by Thema Canada, part of Vivendi SA’s Canal+ Group, to add TRT World and Studio Canal to its list of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution. TRT World is a Turkish international news channel while Studio Canal, a Canal+ Group subsidiary, broadcasts programming “devoted to French and French-language cinema,” the CRTC said in a Friday decision....

Ad-supported VOD rising as OTT grips TV market

Media | 02/02/2018 6:54 pm EST

OTTAWA — More competition in the over-the-top (OTT) space is driving a trend of more ad-supported video-on-demand (VOD) services, panelists told a media conference on Friday. The final day of the Prime Time conference in Ottawa hosted a panel about what’s going on in...

CRTC approves Canal+ International for distribution

Media | 10/06/2017 1:09 pm EDT

The French channel Canal+ International is now available for distribution in Canada, the CRTC said...

Netflix hits 100,000 subs in France

Media | 10/01/2014 3:34 pm EDT

Netflix Inc. has gained more than 100,000 subscribers in France two weeks after launching in the country, according to a newspaper report on Tuesday. French newspaper Le Figaro attributed the figure to anonymous sources and drew...