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Molotov distribution from Canal+ veteran

June 18, 2015

JeanDavid Blanc, founder of AlloCiné, France’s first online cinema and entertainment information service, and Pierre Lescure, founder of Canal+ the French premium television channel, have teamed up to create an innovative service for the distribution programmes and channels : Molotov.

Announced with few details following the application with the French broadcasting regulatory authority (CSA), Molotov is ‘promising to disrupt the current TV distribution offering in the coming months’. Its Founders declared, “The essence of Molotov is to lead the distribution of TV channels and programmes in a new direction, better reflecting their quality and diversity, and bring traditional television into the Internet era”.

Backed by Idinvest Partners, private equity, and a group of private investors, Molotov intends to disrupt viewers’ habits and usage by offering a brand new experience to access TV programmes and channels.

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