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Netflix donates EUR 1 mln to support French workers in TV-cinema industry

Published 10 Apr 2020 11:22 CET | France

Netflix has announced that it will contribute EUR 1 million to a Covid-19 relief fund launched by French non-profit group Audiens, which provides social security cover for ...

French competition authority orders Google to negotiate copyright payments with news publishers

Published 09 Apr 2020 14:23 CET | France

France's competition authority issued a ruling requesting Google to start good faith negotiations with press publishers on the remuneration for the re-use of their protected ...

French broadcast authority approves JV between BFM TV and regional channel network Via – report

Published 09 Apr 2020 13:42 CET | France

Altice France's subsidiary BFM TV and Via, a grouping of around 20 local TV channels, have been given the green light from broadcast regulator CSA for a 50:50 joint venture, ...

Orange and SFR unveil Covid-19 initiatives to help French businesses

Published 09 Apr 2020 10:31 CET | France

Orange is helping French B2B customers during the Covid-19 crisis by offering an additional 10 GB of mobile data when the allowance within their plan runs out. The 10 GB ...

Qwant announces new appointments to executive team

Published 09 Apr 2020 09:23 CET | France

Also during March, Hugo Venturini left a company he co-founded to become chief technical officer at the search engine, while Jean-Robert Mamin has taken the position of chief ...

Videofutur details Covid-19 actions, sees 50% rise in usage on IPTV platform

Published 08 Apr 2020 10:59 CET | France

French IPTV platform Videofutur, part of Netgem, said that its base of TV customers and 300,000 VoD subscribers are consuming more content than ever during the Covid-19 ...

French telecom regulator works on carbon footprint barometer

Published 07 Apr 2020 11:51 CET | Europe, France

French telecom authority Arcep announced that it has started its first information gathering campaign to assess how the sector is performing on a number of environmental ...

Canal Plus launches new ad campaign as Disney+ service goes live in France

Published 07 Apr 2020 11:08 CET | France

French broadcaster Canal Plus has launched an ad campaign dedicated to the arrival of Disney's new streaming service and exclusive content on its TV platform, following the ...

SFR provides Covid-19 researchers with localisation data from mobile network

Published 06 Apr 2020 12:42 CET | France

French operator SFR said that it has supplied aggregated and anonymised location data to two research teams to help them forecast the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic over ...

Launch of Salto SVoD platform could be delayed to autumn

Published 06 Apr 2020 11:12 CET | France

France Televisions, M6 and TF1, the three partners behind the Salto joint venture, are reconsidering the roadmap for the platform's market entry, reports Les Echos. The test ...

Orange ramps up pace of French LTE cell site activations in March

Published 06 Apr 2020 10:06 CET | France

SFR's activations also picked up month-on-month to 276 (+158 February), as the operator maintained its runner-up position with 19,000 overall LTE sites in operation. Free ...

French mobile service revenue growth accelerates to 3.6% in Q4

Published 06 Apr 2020 09:53 CET | France

The French telecom market saw service revenues return to positive growth in the last three months of 2019, despite the ongoing year-on-year contraction of the fixed segment. ...

Free Mobile and Orange seek Arcep's approval to extend national roaming deal to 2022

Published 06 Apr 2020 08:43 CET | France

French telecom authority Arcep announced that Free Mobile and Orange have agreed to extend their existing national roaming partnership, which was last updated in June 2016. ...

SPI/FilmBox brings Gametoon TV channel to French OTT platform Molotov

Published 03 Apr 2020 12:53 CET | France

SPI/FilmBox has agreed a new distribution deal for its gaming and esports channel Gametoon, which will be added to the 'Gamer Zone' TV package offered by streaming service ...

Bouygues Telecom suspends guidance for 2020 due to Covid-19 uncertainty

Published 03 Apr 2020 10:30 CET | France

French operator Bouygues Telecom is suspending the 2020 financial guidance published in February due to ongoing uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. It had previously ...

French regulator confirms delay to 5G auction

Published 03 Apr 2020 09:52 CET | France

French telecom authority Arcep has confirmed that the final stage of the 5G award procedure has been postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. In mid-March, a spokesperson ...

Free Mobile takes Bouygues Telecom to court for damages over handset subsidies - report

Published 02 Apr 2020 10:21 CET | France

Free Mobile's parent Iliad has started a new legal battle over the subsidised handset business model, according to information gathered by L'Express. After similar cases ...

France Televisions seeks damages from Canal Plus over Covid-19 access to pay-TV channels

Published 01 Apr 2020 11:34 CET | France

Broadcasting authority CSA had expressed its opposition to Canal Plus' initiative on the grounds that it would disrupt the competitive balance with free-to-air channels and ...

Altice France seeks EUR 7 mln in damages from Iliad over channel distribution row – report

Published 31 Mar 2020 12:34 CET | France

Altice France has brought a claim for damages against Iliad, which last year was accused of illegally distributing several Altice TV channels in a dispute over contract ...

French supreme court cancels Google fine over right to be forgotten

Published 31 Mar 2020 11:12 CET | France

France's data protection agency Cnil has announced the cancellation of a fine of EUR 100,000 imposed on Google in 2016 for not applying the 'right to be forgotten' across all ...

Orange, Free, SFR unveil more Covid-19 initiatives for French mobile users

Published 31 Mar 2020 10:13 CET | France, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique | Update: 01 Apr 2020 10:11 CET

Orange and its low-cost brand Sosh are helping mobile customers during the Covid-19 lockdown with an additional 10 GB when the data allowance within the plan runs out. The 10 ...

Localisation data from Orange mobile network helps French researchers fight pandemic

Published 31 Mar 2020 08:39 CET | France

French public research organization Inserm announced that it is carrying out a study on the Covid-19 pandemic that will rely on aggregated and anonymised information supplied ...

French interest group InfraNum calls for govt action to avoid stall in FTTH roll-out

Published 30 Mar 2020 14:48 CET | France

InfraNum, which represents the interests of over 200 companies working to expand digital infrastructure in rural France, has warned of dire consequences if the entire chain ...

Bouygues Telecom to tap partial unemployment scheme for retail staff

Published 30 Mar 2020 12:10 CET | France

Bouygues Telecom has reached a compromise with trade unions representing employees over the terms under which the operator will apply for the government's 'partial ...

Canal Plus seeks football rights payment suspension in France

Published 30 Mar 2020 11:06 CET | France

Canal Plus has addressed a letter to the French football league LFP justifying its decision to suspend a EUR 110 million instalment for its Ligue 1 broadcasting rights, ...

 

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