FNAC, Netgem link for set-top box

French culture retailer FNAC and manufacturer Netgem have announced they will deliver a new hybrid set top box and a TV pack service from early December.

Triple play service Netbox will be sold at €149.90 to buyers with a broadband internet connection, a 12 million-home market. Both partners will also sell their own TV pack service subscription for an amount of €5.90 each month. This will give access to all DTT channels including the four HD channels from TF1, M6, France 2 and Arte, as well as pay channels Eurosport, Planete, Paris Premiere, TF6 and LCI.

Added will be two FNAC branded on-demand video services, operated in association Netgem’s service company Glowria. FNAC Avant-première will feature new exclusive movies, while FNAC Vidéoclub, has been conceived as a library made of more than 1,000 movies. The cost of movies will be between €2.99 and €4.99 each.