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MCV reports that Microsoft has signed a deal with Canal+ to provide on-demand programming to France via the Xbox 360. Microsoft will utilize the Canal+ on-demand service Canalplay, which offers movies and television programs, and will also offer the football (soccer) channel Foot+. According to MCV...

June 29th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The U.S. has Netflix, the UK has Sky TV and now France is getting Canal+ added to the Xbox 360, in a similar deal to the one bringing live and on-demand Sky TV in England, the French will be free to party up and watch more than 3,000 movies and TV shows, catch-up TV, French Ligue 1 soccer games, an...

June 29th 2009 at 11:26am 0 Comments
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The U.S. has Netflix, the UK has Sky TV and now France is getting Canal+ added to the Xbox 360, in a similar deal to the one bringing live and on-demand Sky TV in England, the French will be free to party up and watch more than 3,000 movies and TV shows, catch-up TV, French Ligue 1 soccer games, an...

June 29th 2009 at 11:26am 0 Comments
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Spain's been dealing with a pitiful lack of high-def content for awhile now, and just a few months shy of a full year since Sogecable's Canal+ HD showed up, we finally have two more making the trip over. The satellite pay-TV operator Digital+ has delivered a new pair that we can only imagine will g...

December 15th 2008 at 4:59am 0 Comments
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Forget those OTA tuners that only pick up what's widely distributed for free; the CANAL+ KEY can handle that and more. Developed in conjunction with DiBom, the device -- hailed as the planet's first USB key-sized DTT HD decoder -- enables the reception of French pay-TV programs (SD and HD), 18 free...

December 9th 2008 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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Apparently not happy with standard DVR offerings, Pace France delivered the slick +Le Cube exclusively for Canal+ and CANALSAT subscribers this month. Canal+'s first internal hard drive-packing HD DVR coming with 320GB of storage, Ethernet for downloading VOD and a 128 x 128 exterior LCD that sense...

November 30th 2008 at 2:53am 0 Comments
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Now that Canal+ customers in Spain have developed a taste of HD sports, Canal+ is readying Sport HD for its debut in the fall. But to introduce a little more variety into the HD-diet, Film HD is also being brought to the TV food pyramid. It sounds like Spaniards are loving their HD, with 92-percent...

October 8th 2008 at 6:43am 0 Comments
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By now, we've all heard of Start Over (right?), but Canal+ is introducing some new terminology overseas with its Catch-up TV service. For Le Bouquet subscribers that own a Dual-S set-top-box with an ADSL connection and an external hard drive (got all that?), they can seemingly enjoy programming aire...

September 11th 2008 at 10:50pm 0 Comments
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Norway has its first local HD channel is on the way, as TV Norge and Canal Digital have teamed up to deliver TV Norge HD beginning October 3. Norwegian produced content isn't due until '09, in the meantime viewers can live with simulcasts of programs like The Closer, CSI and Rome. Canal Digital pre...

August 27th 2008 at 1:13pm 0 Comments
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There's nothing here that wasn't apparent already, but SES ASTRA is just now getting around to boasting about a dozen HD channels that it's hosting to broadcast the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Ready for an exhaustive list? The channels broadcasting the Olympics in HD include for the UK, BBC HD, for Fran...

August 19th 2008 at 9:58am 0 Comments