The two teams reported that their new partnership allows Canal + to integrate TF1 (TF1, TMC, TFX, LCI …) all services (including myCanal) with services and functional services. enriched (advanced playback, preview content distribution …). They did not show financial partners.
TF1 is a subsidiary of the four groups of French telecommunications (Bouygues Telecom – Bouygues, Free, Altis / SFR and Orange), which wants to monetize their third-party broadcast.
But he could not reach an agreement with Canal +. The debate between the two teams that started in 2017 turned into a commercial hole in the beginning of the year: Canal + declined in March, as it declined to distribute free channels through TNT. TF1 was distributed to its subscribers and caused a scandal among some viewers.
A few days after the Supreme Council of Audio-Visual and Government, Canal + gradually restored signal TF1 on its own recommendation. He was willing to negotiate with Tv1, a subsidiary of Vivendi, on a reasonable basis.