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A detailed analysis of France's TV market, including written analysis, graphic visualizations, data, and forecasts.


  • The merging of Numericable and SFR by Altice created a new market leader in terms of total TV subscriber numbers. However, impressive growth from Orange saw its IPTV/DTH service surpass Numericable-SFR's combined subscriber base, taking over as the market leader for pay-TV during 3Q15.
  • Although it is no longer the market leader, the Numericable-SFR merger has presented important new convergence opportunities, and has seen the enlarged company adopt an aggressive premium-content strategy.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides a deep insight into how the pay-TV and TV advertising sectors are faring in France.
  • Assesses the prospects for multiscreen and OTT video initiatives in the French TV market.

Key questions answered

  • How has the pay-TV landscape changed since Altice's merger of Numericable and SFR created a new market leader?
  • How are operators adjusting their strategies to deal with the growth of Netflix?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: France TV Update

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