Free TF1 channels to return across Canal+ March 11, 2018 18.48 Europe/London By Julian Clover Canal+ has signalled its intention to restore channels from the TF1 Group to its subscribers, but only when they are distributed free-to-air. In a statement the French pay-TV platform said that having confirmed the distribution of free channels would remain free of charge and that only complementary services, such as catch up and start over could be paid for it had decided to gradually resume the distribution of free channels of the TF1 Group.