The thirteenth edition of the Guide on Digital Channels was published in April 2015 by the French regulator CSA, the DGMIC (Directorate General of Media and Cultural Industries of the Ministry of Culture and Communication), CNC (Centre national du cinéma), A.C.C.e.S (Association des chaînes conventionnées éditrices de services) and SNP-TV (Syndicat national de la publicité télévisée).
This guide, which aims to be a working tool for media professionals, provides a comprehensive overview of digital channels which were licensed or registered on DTT (FTA and Pay), cable, ADSL or mobile networks.
The guide also provides key data from CSA and CNC on audiovisual and cinematographic production; revealing inter alia that investments of channels have increased of 8,1%. The document also looks at economic trends for digital channels and highlights a decrease of the turnover of free-to-air channels (-2%), whereas pay TV witnessed a stabilisation in 2013. In the appendix, the guide presents this year's main data on the digital TV markets in Germany, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom.
Press release (in French)
Summary of the Guide (in French)