Vivendi SA is a holding company, which engages in the provision of media and telecommunications services. It operates through the following segments: Canal+ Group, Universal Music Group, Vivendi Village, Gameloft, New Initiatives, and Corporate. The Canal+ Group segment publishes and distributes premium and thematic pay-TV and free-to-air channels in France, Poland, Africa and Vietnam, as well as production, sales and distribution of cinema films and TV series. The Universal Music Group segment sells recorded music and exploits music publishing rights, artist services, and merchandising. The Vivendi Village segment includes Vivendi Ticketing, MyBestPro, Watchever, Radionomy, the venues L'Olympia and Theatre de L'OEuvre in Paris, and CanalOlympia in Africa, as well as Olympia production. The Gameloft segment engages in creation and publishing of downloadable video games for mobile phones, tablets, triple-play boxes and smart TVs. The New Initiatives segment includes Dailymotion, Vivendi Content, Canal Factory and Group Vivendi Africa. The Corporate segment provides central services. The company was founded on December 14, 1853 and is headquartered in Paris, France.