the industrial court docket dominated
Each TF1 and Canal+ teams oppose on the remuneration for the diffusion of the free channels of the TNT of the primary (TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1 Séries Movies, LCI) through the distribution channels (particularly satellite tv for pc) of the second.
Since September 2, it’s subsequently a black display screen that viewers haven’t any selection however to undergo the satellite tv for pc, except they undergo the functions of the TF1 group on the Web.
On this industrial dispute for which theMy faceregulator of the audiovisual sector, is powerless however requires laws in order that this can’t occur once more, the 2 teams attacked one another earlier than a industrial court docket as a way to acquire a fast choice through abstract proceedings.
The place is the urgency?
TF1, lower off from a part of its viewers and the promoting income that goes with it, drew the primary by submitting a request with the Paris Industrial Courtroom which dominated this Thursday, September 22, 2022.
And based on the order seen by AFP, the choice states that Canal+ is beneath no obligation to rebroadcast TF1 TV channels through its TNTSat supply. The court docket rejects TF1’s request for a return to broadcasting, indicating that the interruption of the streams doesn’t result in “illegal disturbance” or “imminent harm”, situations essential to validate the emergency process.
Canal + is in black unscathed
It’s also specified that TF1 can’t invoke a sudden termination of business relations and that, then again, Canal+ isn’t not legally required make sure the distribution of TF1 channels by way of its TNT Sat supply.
The Bouygues group’s request known as for the implementation of a four-month measure throughout which Canal+ would reactivate the distribution of the sign whereas persevering with negotiations or, failing that, permitting prospects to show to the Fransat competitors supply.
The state of affairs is subsequently nonetheless as blocked after the choice of the Paris Industrial Courtroom. For its half, the Canal group has summoned TF1 earlier than the Nanterre industrial court docket, whose choice continues to be awaited. The TF1 group can even must pay a number of thousand euros in authorized prices.
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