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Salto goes live on Oct 20

France’s Salto, the joint streaming platform co-owned by leading French broadcasters, TF1, France Télévisions and M6, will go live on October 20th, according to local reports. Salto has already started consumer testing in June with a promised launch in the autumn of this year. At launch, Salto’s catalogue will include an archived library from the […]

October 15, 2020By Chris Forrester

France Télévisions chooses MEDIAGENIX

French public broadcaster France Télévisions has chosen Whats’on — the BMS by MEDIAGENIX — to replace their current Broadcast Management Systems and manage all their linear channels and on-demand services in a unified process. With more than 9,000 employees and operating multiple TV channels on international, national, regional and local levels France Télévisions is the […]

October 14, 2020

Report: UK is Europe’s leading BVoD market

A study using Ampere Analysis’s most recent AVoD revenue data has revealed that European broadcasters are no longer playing catch-up when it comes to first run VoD content. Broadcaster VoD (BVoD) audiences tend to be younger and more affluent than those who watch linear television, which has contributed to an increase in digital-only commissions. Investment […]

July 20, 2020

France Télévisions overseas portal open

French PSB group France Télévisions has launched on its digital portal for international territories. The service was initially slated for a March 31st launch, which was consequently delayed by the Covid-19 outbreak. Branded Outre-mer la 1ère, like France Télévisions’ overseas TV channels, the multi-format OTT platform looks to give a future to France Ô channel […]

June 4, 2020From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

France: Salto goes beta before autumn launch

French VoD/SVoD platform Salto – a joint venture between TF1, M6 and France Télévisions – has begun its first test phase, a few months before its planned commercial launch later this year. “We’re in the starting blocks, the test phase has started on Wednesday” managing director Thomas Folin told AFP. Initially scheduled for Q1 of […]

June 3, 2020From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris