CANAL+ GROUP AND NETFLIX PARTNER TO OFFER THE BEST OF MOVIES AND SERIES
Paris, September 16, 2019 — CANAL+ Group and Netflix announce a partnership under which the Netflix service will be included in CANAL+ bundles.
Starting on October 15, CANAL+ subscribers to the CINE / SERIES package will have access to the CANAL+ premium channel as well as the Netflix service, all under the one subscription.
This new, exclusive bundle will include the Netflix Standard offer (2 screens, HD) and launch at 15 euros / month, in addition to the subscription fee to CANAL+. It will also include over 20 movie and series channels already available in the CINE / SERIES package.
Thanks to this partnership, subscribers will be able to enjoy in one single package a wide offering of French and international programming, including CANAL+’ major live sports events, first-run movies, CANAL+ documentaries and series starting with its prestigious Créations Originales, as well as Netflix’ star line-up, which includes series, movies, documentaries, unscripted shows, kids programming and much more.
For the first time, subscribers to the CINE / SERIES package will find in the same package STRANGER THINGS and LE BUREAU DES LÉGENDES (THE BUREAU), CASA DE PAPEL and ENGRENAGES (SPIRAL), FAMILY BUSINESS and LES SAUVAGES (SAVAGES).
Maxime Saada, CEO of CANAL+ Group, commented: “We are very pleased to partner with Netflix to offer our subscribers the richest movies and series bundle on the market. Netflix is the global reference in the industry with world-acclaimed shows. This offer complements our all-round offer of first-run movies, major live sports events, world-class series, including our Créations Originales. It also helps us further consolidate our position as a key aggregator of content and services. ”
Reed Hastings, Founder and CEO, Netflix declared: “We’re excited to work with CANAL+, one of Europe’s leading media companies. We both share a love of entertainment and this partnership will make it easy for CANAL+ customers to get the complete Netflix experience — and with only one bill. Great stories can come from anywhere and be loved everywhere — and we’re committed to helping more people access a diverse range of content from creators all around the world both on Netflix and through our partnership with CANAL+.”
CANAL+ subscribers who already have a separate Netflix subscription will be able to subscribe to the new pack and enjoy all their video services in one subscription. CANAL+ subscribers who wish to subscribe only to Netflix will be able do so via CANAL+’ latestgeneration set-top boxes.
The offer will initially launch in France but is intended to be expanded in other territories operated by CANAL+ Group, starting shortly with Poland.