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Orange France to pull Orange Sport channel on 30 June

Monday 14 May 2012 | 08:41 CET | News
Orange France will stop broadcasting the Orange Sport TV channel on 30 June but will continue offering the Orange Sport package, which includes Eurosport, ESPN, Motors TV and other channels, Les Echos reports. The operator has signed a distribution agreement with Al Jazeera TV's two new sport channels, BeIN 1 and BeIN 2, the first of which will come on air on 1 June. The Orange Sport channel's nearly 400,000 subscribers will be offered bundles of the Sport package and the beIN Sport channels. A separate agreement was reached with pay TV operator Canal Plus. Of the 175,000 Orange Sport

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Al Jazeera / Canal Plus / Orange Business France
Countries: France
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