The meeting with French journalists took place at the group’s new headquarters in Paris, which it called Canal + One. For the first time in the company’s history, the modern building houses two content production and distribution departments.
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The company boasted new contracts with Hollywood studios. In the French market, it will be able to stream not only films of 20th Century Fox, The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros and Paramount Pictures, but also Universal Pictures and Sony Pictures. Platform managers revealed that they will continue to seek an aggregate role for broadcast services. Canal+ in France already has contracts with Disney+, Netfliks, Starzplay and Paramount+. The company wants to join them with agreements with Apple TV +, Amazon Prime Video, and a new platform It will be built on the basis of HBO Max and Discovery+ and will start in 2024.
A few days ago, we reported that Canal + in Poland introduced a 4K Dualbox + decoder. Accompanied by a program that combines the advantages of satellite TV and broadcast services. It allows you to use apps like Netflix and switch from satellite reception to the internet during a storm. The 4K Dualbox+ set-top box comes with an optional 500GB hard drive. It allows you to watch content in 4K quality.
The Global One presented in Paris is very similar to the 4K Dualbox + set-top box. French website Téle Satellite & Numérique He writes that Global One will be implemented in all markets where Canal + operates. It will be available in France by the end of the year.
Maxim Saadeh, President of Canal Group + He had already betrayed in AprilThat the new set-top box is “made of environmentally friendly materials”, and 97 percent. Plastic comes from recycling. The equipment is expected to consume less electricity. Its carbon footprint will be reduced by more than 40 percent. Compared to the previous model, he explained.
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The broadcaster also announced that by the end of 2023 it will reduce the impact of the myCanal streaming service (online channel + in Poland) on carbon dioxide emissions by 30%. By the end of 2023. Better video compression will help here, which will not affect the quality. The group also wants to introduce the streaming service to new markets.
Canal+ platforms operate among others in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, African countries and overseas territories. Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB) was founded in 1995 by Andrzej Rybicki, Janusz C. Szajna, Krzysztof Kolbuszewski, Mariusz Walkowiak, and Stanley Hemphill. The company’s global headquarters are currently located in Bellevue, Switzerland, but the company also has research and development facilities in Zielona Gora, Italy and Taiwan, as well as offices in several European countries and the United States.
The number of Canal + customers is increasing
In the first half of 2022, the revenue of the Canal Group amounted to 2873 billion euros, which means an increase of 3.3%. Compared to the first half of last year, the number of subscribers and subscribers to the channel reached 23.9 million. A year ago it was 22.4 million. In European markets, excluding France, it has acquired 352,000. Clients. Earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation (EBITA) for Canal + Group amounted to 337 million euros, an increase of 2.1%. Canal+’s overseas revenue increased 4.8%. Compared to the first six months of 2021. New subscription contracts and subscriptions contributed to this.
Again, the sender did not disclose how many subscribers and subscribers he has on the Vistula River. It only provided data on the French market, European countries outside France, Africa, overseas territories and APAC (Asia Pacific) countries. In France, Channel + had 9.589 million subscribers and subscribers. This is an increase of nearly 700 thousand. In European countries, the subscriber base increased from 5.457 million to 5.809 million. It is difficult to estimate how many of the 352,000 new customers are poles. A year ago, the Canal + channel reported on the company’s website that it had 2.7 million subscribers.
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