Canal+ strikes exclusive deal with Disney for new services » Digital TV Europe

Canal+ Group and Disney have struck a deal that will see Canalsat become the exclusive distributor in France of Disney Junior, Disney XD and Disney Channel and new premium service Disney Cinema, Disney catch-up services and new educational on-demand service Disney English.

Canal+ said that the deal marked a new stage in its partnership with Disney. The pay broadcaster said that the agreement would strengthen its position in family viewing, with exclusive carriage of four channels that together represent a 42% share of the 4-14 audience.

The Disney English on-demand service will be included in Canalsat’s Panorama package, while new premium movie service Disney Cinema will be included in the Grand Panorama package.