THE TF1 GROUP AND THE CANAL+ GROUP SIGN A NEW GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT
This new agreement allows the CANAL+ Group to integrate all the channels of the
TF1 Group as well as the non- linear services associated into its offers.
It strengthens the partnership between the two groups by proposing enhanced
services on all screens for CANAL subscribers.
This agreement allows subscribers to benefit from innovative functionalities
around TF1 Group programs:
* extended catch-up windows for programs on MYTF1,
* programs premiered ahead of TV broadcast,
* new functionalities associated with TF1 Group content
* the broadcasting in 4K UHD quality of first-class event programs.
All these programs and news functionalities will soon be available on CANAL
set-top boxes and for the first time via myCANAL.
The agreement is accompanied by a new expanded partnership between TF1 and
About the TF1 Group
The TF1 Group is the leading private-sector television broadcaster in France,
with five free-to-air channels (TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1 Séries Films and LCI) and
four pay-TV theme channels (TV Breizh, Histoire, Ushuaïa and Serieclub, the
last of which is 50% owned). The Group is adding a highly effective digital
dimension to its channels on MYTF1, and video-on-demand offers via MYTF1VOD and
The TF1 Group is also present in the production and distribution of content,
mainly via Newen, through which we are aiming to accelerate international
expansion of our production and distribution activities.
The TF1 Group has extended its digital footprint with the acquisitions of the
aufeminin group (April 2018), Neweb (July 2018) and Doctissimo (October 2018).
Finally, the TF1 Group has created a large range of businesses in key
entertainment and leisure fields, with TF1 Entertainment (board games, music
and live show production, licences and publishing); the film industry with TF1
Films Production and TF1 Studio; and home shopping with Téléshopping.
The TF1 Group currently has operations in 10 countries and employs 3 500
The TF1 Group is listed on the Paris Bourse
(Euronext Paris: ISIN FR0000054900).
About CANAL+ Group
CANAL+ Group is the leading pay-TV group in France, ranking first both for its
premium-content networks with the generalist channel CANAL+ and associated
channels, and its themed networks. It is also the top multi-channel platform
and pay-TV distributor in France. CANAL+ Group has a high international
profile, with a presence in fast-developing markets. It is the leading pay-TV
operator in French- speaking countries, particularly Africa. It is also present
in Poland, Vietnam and recently Myanmar. Overall, CANAL+ Group has over 15
million subscribers worldwide, including 8 million in mainland France. A
free-to-air TV operator with three national channels, including France fifth
highest rating channel, C8, and in-house advertising sales division CANAL+
REGIE, the Group is also a benchmark player in commercial TV. Through its
subsidiary STUDIOCANAL, CANAL+ Group is the European leader in production and
distribution of feature films and TV series. Group CANAL+ is fully-owned by
Vivendi, a global media and content company
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