STAR Network has teamed up with France’s IPTV platform, FREE, its been announced today.
The launch represents STAR�۪s first IPTV carriage deal in France, while also strengthening FREE�۪s current lineup of Indian content.
FREE users in France can now tune through the Freebox in to STAR Plus, STAR One, STAR Gold and STAR News.
“The IPTV carriage deal with FREE reflects a continued commitment a to bring the best of Asian television entertainment to viewers in Europe,� said Yeshpal Sharma, STAR�۪s Vice President of Distribution and Advertising Sales for the UK. and continental Europe.
“Going forward, we look forward to strengthening our relationship with FREE in order to make more popular Asian language channels available to viewers in France.”
“Free�۪s strategy is to expand its range of audiovisual services and content, making Freebox the multimedia platform of choice for French subscribers. We are very pleased that the STAR Group has joined the ranks of the broadcasters who have placed their trust in Free,” declared Maxime Lombardini, CEO of Iliad /Free.