Canal+ (Spanish satellite broadcasting company)

Canal+ (Spanish satellite broadcasting company)
Type Sociedad Limitada
Industry Satellite broadcasting
Founded 21 July 2003
Headquarters Tres Cantos, Spain
Area served Spain
Products Pay television
Operating income 80.2 million € (2009)

Canal+ is a Spanish satellite broadcasting company. It was known as Digital+ until October the 17th, 2011.

Formed on July 23, 2003 as a result of the equal merger of Via Digital (owned by Telefónica) and Canal Satélite Digital (owned by Sociedad de Television Canal Plus, S.A.), Digital+ is the largest pay-TV broadcaster in Spain.

The company itself is a subdivision of PRISA TV with shares held by Mediaset Espana and Telefonica. In October 2011' Digital+ changed his name to Canal+.[1]

Canal+ offers its services through Astra satellites (at 19.2° east) and Hispasat (30° west).


See also

  • List of channels on Canal+

External links

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