Orange beefs up IPTV service

22 Aug 2008

Orange France is beefing up its IPTV service ‘Orange TV’ with the introduction of five free TV channels and a number of new pay-TV options. IPTV News reports the new free channels are Art Channel, No Life, AB Moteurs, Record News and Girondins TV, the channel dedicated to the Bordeaux football club. New pay-TV options include ‘Mes chaines lusophone’, which costs EUR3.90 (USD5.77) per month and includes SIC International and TV Record channels, both in Portuguese, while the operator’s ‘adult’ package will cost EUR8.90 per month and offer content from Private Spice. IPTV News adds that the new channels will also be available to subscribers on Orange’s satellite TV service. France Telecom reported that it had 1.389 million IPTV subscribers in mainland France at the end of June 2008, an increase of 65% year-on-year.

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