Investment - In Brief

Investment

- Canal Plus France added 158,000 subscriptions to services in 2011 to take its total to 11.216 million, including 9.76 million in mainland France. Canal Plus France’s subscription base in territories operated by Canal Plus Overseas saw strong growth in Africa, taking its total to 1.456 million. Overall, including Poland and Vietnam, Canal Plus Group had 12.946 million subscriptions sold by the end of the year. Canal Plus Group posted revenues of €4.86 billion for the year, up 3.1%. Canal Plus France’s revenues were up 2.4% to €4 billion. Group EBITA was €701 million, up 1.6%.

- Cameroon: Eric Fotso from Canal 2 said « We will dock to a new satellite to expand our coverage…We have signed with W3C satellite. The satellite is already operational. The programs will begin on this satellite from next January. With this satellite, we can get viewers in South Africa…we are leaders in the country… according to TNS-Sofres this year we have roughly 26% market share, enormous. »