Canal+, the rant of Patrick Chêne

Canal+, the rant of Patrick Chêne

About fifty days earlier than the beginning of the World Cup in Qatar, Patrick Chêne is exasperated…

Whereas some are actively campaigning for a boycott of the World Cup in Qatar, whether or not for the environmental nonsense represented by the competitors or the shortage of regard that the gasoline state provides to human rights, Patrick Chêne counts nicely comply with the Qatari world. No less than if he can. As a result of now lower than two months from the beginning of the World Cup, the battle between the Canal + and TF1 teams may nicely forestall it.

Because the starting of the month, on account of a deep business disagreement over the distribution contract between the 2 teams, viewers who obtained La Une and its little sisters (TMC, LCI, TFX, TF1 Séries Movies) by Canal+ , MyCanal or the TNT Sat package deal (whether or not or not they subscribe to the Canal supply) are disadvantaged of it. They had been thus unable to comply with the final match of the Blues in opposition to Denmark and threat not with the ability to watch the 28 World Cup matches that TF1 will broadcast, together with these of the Deschamps gang in Qatar. A state of affairs that goes badly for the previous commentator of the Tour de France.

We hope that an settlement can be discovered as quickly as potential.

“I obtain tv by @CANALSAT (and sure, I reside within the countryside) and I not have entry to the channels of the TF1 group as a result of they’re squabbling with Canal+. I see the world coming and I say to myself that the curiosity of the shopper counts for zero within the negotiation”, The winemaker journalist was moved on Twitter, including a hashtag #gogo which displays his emotions nicely.

Whereas she had defined that MyCanal subscribers would have entry to the beIN Sports activities channels (which is able to broadcast your complete competitors) for the matches of the French crew, Thomas Sénécal, sports activities boss at Canal +, maintained the vagueness in an interview granted to the newspapers of the EBRA group. “The World Cup begins on November 20. On the Canal group facet, we welcome the choice of the Paris Business Court docket rendered on Thursday: thus far, we’re by no means pressured to revive the sign of those channels. However we consider our subscribers above all. We hope that an settlement can be reached as quickly as potential,” he certainly confided.

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