Canal+ inks deal with Multichoice -
Pascale Paoli Lebailly
Canal+ Group’s subsidiary Canal Overseas has inked a commercial deal in Africa with pay-TV leader in English-speaking African territories, Multichoice.
Through this agreement, Canal Overseas Africa will be able to expand its reach into several Central African countries such as Burundi, Rwanda, Congo, with the acquisition of a French-speaking subscriber base.
It also will get the broadcasting rights to football matches from the English Premier League for the 2009-2010 season.