Canal Plus confirms talks with Telenor

Canal Plus, Vivendi Universal's pay TV unit, has confirmed it is discussing with Norway's Telenor about plugging losses at their equally owned Scandinavian pay TV platform Canal Digital. Canal Plus said it is looking at ways to develop Canal Digital's shareholder base, aiming at ensuring an optimal distribution of roles and improvement of financial results. It added that Canal Digital, with over 500,000 subscribers, is the most promising platform for interactive services in Scandinavia.