The new Universal+ streaming platform arrives in France to compete with Netflix

Author: Clark Tos
2022-10-18 14:27:02

Not sure which platform to choose from the plethora that already exists on the market? The arrival of news from the United States will not help your indecision. It will soon be necessary to count on Universal+ in the months to come.

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With all the platforms video on demand by subscription (SVOD), we no longer know where to turn. And it's not going to work out.

On Monday October 17, the American group NBCUniversal announced in a press release, via its subsidiary International Networks & Direct-to-Consumer, the arrival in France of Universal+.

The platform of streaming will bring together the Syfy, 13th Street, E! and Dreamworks. ' Further information on non-exclusive distribution and the launch of Universal+ in France, currently scheduled for late 2022, will be announced in the coming months. “, said the American media.

A new platform for the French public

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Universal+ is therefore added to the already suitable offer of platforms available in France, such as Netflix , Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+ or Salto.

This platform is currently available in Spain, Latin America (including Brazil), India and Africa “, Said the press release from NBCUniversal, before France joined this list.

The press release states that the platform “ will also be available for the first time in France in linear and non-linear via Universal+ “, that is to say a classic television broadcast, live, or at the most convenient time for subscribers. Universal+ is already present in Europe, the Netherlands and Spain.

Another platform, Paramount+, should also enter France by the end of the year and will be distributed by Canal+.