Before that date, CanalSatellite already existed in its analogical version via satellite, in particular from 1992, and like the later digital version using the system of Astra satellites, copositioned to 19,2º This.
Satellite channel was baptized initially like “the cable by satellite”. The 14 of November of 1992, year of the Olympic Games of winter of Albertville, Canal+ France sent its first analogical package of channels via satellites in after the failure starting up a Franco-German supply in old satellites TDF1 and TDF.
The 27 of April of 1996 is the date of the commercial beginning of CanalSatellite in digitalis giving rise to which it would be later one more of the more important platforms of televisiónde payment of Europe. At that time, in its birth, CanalSatellite now had like its service in PPV under the name of KIOSQUE. To these channels they were added: Canal+, Channel + Bleu, Canal+ Jaune, Channel J, Jimmy Channel, the Chaîne Météo, Cinécinéfil, Cinécinémas, Eurosport, LCI, MCM, Monte Carlo TMC and Muzzik, among others.