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France’s Canal+ now offering Apple TV as a cable box replacement


2018-5-16 06:02 TechApple 4 0 0
France’s Canal+ now offering Apple TV as a cable box replacement

Canal+, a French cable provider, has sidelined its own cable box in favor of partnering with Apple to provide its more than 5 million subscribers with the Apple TVs instead, according to French tech news site Next INPact. Now, subscribers to Canal’s cable service will be able to access channels through the over-the-top myCanal app on a leased 4K-capable Apple TV, which will cost €6 per month in addition to any TV package. For those who want to stick with satellite service, they can do so through the traditional Canal cable box.


This isn’t the first time a cable company has decided to eschew the traditional cable box approach in favor of a streaming device. Comcast last year launched a beta to let subscribers use a Roku streaming device...



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