Television Welcomes French Broadcaster

Apr 24 , 2021


Television audiences in Ethiopia now have the option to subscribe to the CANAL+ Pay-TV offer after the French broadcasting giant relaunched its services in the country last week, in collaboration with its domestic partner and sole distributor, Bruh Entertainment Plc. CANAL+ is the third Pay TV operator in the country, following DStv and StarTimes. Launched in the mid-1980s as a French premium television channel, CANAL+ is owned by Vivendi. The channel is known for broadcasting foreign films in their original languages with French subtitles. Interested customers can subscribe to one of two CANAL+ subscription options, which cost either 250 Br or 500 Br monthly, and will also need to buy a decoder for 500 Br. CANAL+ offers nine in-house, fully-Amharic channels, including sports, movie, and children's channels, to attract customers. It also presents a large number of Ethiopian TV channels, such as Kana TV, to subscribers.


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