the CSA asks to find a quick agreement to the conflict

the CSA asks to find a quick agreement to the conflict

The CSA (Superior Council of the Audiovisual) asks TF1 and Canal + to reach an agreement as soon as possible, and this, in the interest of the televiewers. Nicolas Curien, Acting President of the Superior Council of Audiovisual, reminded both channels that the CSA remains present to help them find a solution to the conflict. Can the CSA play a role in the end of this tussle? Since Thursday, March 1, 2018, Canal + no longer broadcasts the channels of the TF1 group. In the absence of a financial agreement with the private channel, Canal + refuses to re-establish TF1 channels. Private subscribers Canal, TF1 audiences are in freefall. The news of the Une has even been overtaken by that of France. Worse still: The Voice was deprived of 1 million viewers.
TF1 vs Canal +: the CSA asks the 2 chains to find an agreement
"Our strongest wish at the CSA is that it comes out as quickly as possible for the interest of the viewer," says Nicolas Curien to our colleagues at AFP. "We can not force them to a dialogue since it is a private relationship between actors" explained the president before saying that the CSA has "made an offer of mediation but for now we have not not seized in this sense. For now, TF1 and Canal + apparently do not want to rely on the CSA to find an agreement. "If behind Canal +, Free and Orange cut the signal, it would still be several million users who would be deprived of their usual means of to receive TF1 and we consider that the situation must succeed as quickly as possible to avoid such a scenario "Nicolas Curien worried. Inspired by the bravado of Canal +, Free and Orange could also cut the signal of TF1 shortly. As a reminder, in early February, shortly after the Replay cut on Livebox, the CSA already interfered in the conflict between TF1 to Canal +, Free and Orange. Determined to play the mediators, the CSA was finally not consulted by the various actors of the conflict.

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