Canal+ informs on their websites that their streaming platform is available on devices running Android (version 5.0 or later), iOS (version 13 or later), Windows 7 or later, or Mac OS X updated to the latest version. From the start of its operation, i.e. May 2020, Canal + can be watched online on TVs or set-top boxes with Android TV (including Sony, Xiaomi, Mi-Box, Chromecast), Starting June 2021 on Samsung TVs (with Tizen 4.0 or later), a From July this year. on LG TVs (Devices from 2018 or later, WebOS 4.0 and later). The service can also be used via Apple TV4, Airplay, or Fire TV.
Canal + online on consoles and Philips TVs?
Owners of Samsung TVs, especially LG, had to wait a long time to be able to install Canal + directly over the Internet or use external set-top boxes. Disney+ launched a month ago, and apart from the most popular platforms, it immediately appeared on Samsung, LG, and Panasonic devices. (My Home Screen OS), as well as Hisense (VIDAA 2.5, VIDAA 4.0 or later systems) and on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox One X, Xbox One S, Xbox Series X, and Xbeox Series S. As of October 2020, TVP VOD is also available on Philips TVs with Saphi OS.
In the case of this popular manufacturer, newer TV models are available with Android TV, and older models are available from Saphi. Will Canal+ be available online for owners of most Philips TVs and viewers of streaming services via game consoles? – We plan to expand the list of devices and platforms on which Canal+ is available online. At the moment, we cannot share more detailed information, and work is in progress – to inform Wirtualnemedia.pl Piotr Kaniowski, spokesperson for Canal +. Hence, it does not reveal when the platform will appear on new devices. A rush can buy an add-on for as little as PLN 200, for example with Android TV, to use Canal + online.
Last year Canal + Polska with a 1.8% increase in consolidated revenue to PLN 2.45 billion, made a net profit of PLN 120.5 million more than the previous year. It paid its shareholders PLN 224.05 million in dividends, of which PLN 71.69 million went to TVN Media. In mid-2020, Canal+ had 2.703 million users (compared to 2.748 million at the end of 2019, 2.708 million in the previous year, and 2.649 million at the end of 2017).
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