Canal Plus boosts subscribers in Q1

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Pay-TV operator Canal Plus reported a turnover of ?881m for the first quarter of 2005, up 1% on a comparable basis on the year.

From January to the end of March Canal Plus registered 136,000 new French pay-TV subscribers, up 15% compared to the same period of 2004.

The quarterly subscriber increase was the highest since the first quarter of 1991.

In January CanalSatellite, the pay-per-view TV platform of Canal Plus, passed the 3m subscribers threshold, becoming the largest pay-per-view TV platform in France in terms of market share.

Lovelacemedia  |  29.04.2005

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