Canal+ edges towards 14m subs

November 15, 2013 09.44 Europe/London By Julian Clover

Free-to-air channels D8 and D17 and the “n” platform in Poland helped grow revenues at Canal+ Group by 5.8% in the first nine months of 2013.

The French pay-TV giant accurued €3,857 million as its total subscriber based nudged 14 million.

In addition to “n” there were also good performances recorded in Africa and Vietnam.

D8’s audience share reached 3.2% in September making it one of the best performing digital channels in France.

Canal+ Group’s EBITA was €675 million, excluding €28 million in transition costs related to the integration of new businesses.