Salto
Salto (streaming service logo).png
Type of businessJoint venture
Type of site
OTT video streaming platform
HeadquartersBoulogne-Billancourt, Île-de-France,
France
Country of originFrance
Area servedFrance
Owner
URLsalto.fr
RegistrationRequired
UsersNeutral increase 800 000 (as of January 18, 2023)[1][2]
LaunchedOctober 20, 2020; 2 years ago (October 20, 2020)
Current statusActive

Salto (stylized as SⱯLTO) is a French subscription streaming service. A joint venture between France Télévisions, the TF1 Group and the Groupe M6, it was launched on October 20, 2020.

Salto offers a library of films and television series from the three groups respective television networks, as well as exclusive programming. It also offer live access to their television networks, a catch-up service, and a selection of programs in advanced access before their original broadcast. A selection of films from third-party distributors is also available on the service.

History

On June 2018, France Télévisions, the TF1 Group and the Groupe M6 announced the creation of a joint streaming service as a response to the many American services available in France, like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.[3][4] Similar to Joyn in Germany and BritBox in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, and South Africa. This is mainly due to trends with younger generations shunning terrestrial TV in favor of streaming services, with traditional TV fearing that they have no choice but to adapt in the rapidly changing television market.[5]

Exclusive programming

A selection of Salto's exclusives series are later broadcast on France Télévisions, the TF1 Group or the Groupe M6 respective television networks.

TV channels

France Télévisions
TF1 Group
Groupe M6
Channels from third-party

References

  1. ^ "Les vrais chiffres de Salto". capital.fr (in French). January 28, 2022. Retrieved August 15, 2022.
  2. ^ "https://www.24matins.fr/salto-la-fin-actee-des-vendredi-1350958". 24matins.fr (in French). January 18, 2023. Retrieved January 21, 2023. ((cite web)): External link in |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Six questions sur Salto, la plateforme de France Télévisions, TF1 et M6 pour contrer Netflix". francetvinfo.fr (in French). June 15, 2018. Retrieved August 15, 2022.
  4. ^ "A European Union of TV? Broadcasters Team to Take on Netflix and Global Streamers". The Hollywood Reporter. June 11, 2019. Retrieved January 3, 2020.
  5. ^ Welle (www.dw.com), Deutsche. "Streaming giants leave Europe's TV networks for dust | DW | May 22, 2021". DW.COM. Retrieved July 23, 2021.