|Type of business||Joint venture|
Type of site
|OTT video streaming platform|
|Headquarters||Boulogne-Billancourt, Île-de-France, |
|Country of origin||France|
|Users||800 000 (as of January 18, 2023[update])|
|Launched||October 20, 2020|
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.
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. 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.
A selection of Salto's exclusives series are later broadcast on France Télévisions, the TF1 Group or the Groupe M6 respective television networks.
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