Macrovision Solutions, a provider of digital entertainment technology, has announced that the French Pay-TV operator CANAL+ Group has signed a multi-year licensing agreement for Macrovision’s electronic program guide (EPG) patent portfolio. (For more on Macrovision, click here).
CANAL+ Group joins pay-TV operators globally that are licensing Macrovision’s technology under the NDS and Macrovision agreement on EPG patents. The multi-year agreement allows CANAL+ Group to use Macrovision’s licensed intellectual property in its EPGs deployed on its various platforms.
CANAL+ Group joins Macrovision’s existing list of licensed pay-TV operators that include British Sky Broadcasting Limited, FOXTEL, Portugal Telecom, SKY Italia and UPC Broadband.