MGM has signed a multi-year deal with France Telecom's Orange offering subscribers to Orange's 24/24 Video service a range of recent releases and titles from the distributor's 3,000-strong library via VOD.

MGM's films will be offered to Orange customers in France, Spain and Poland who subscribe to either the broadband digital television package or high speed internet package. The service will soon extend to UK customers.

Films include recent releases like Casino Royale as well as older titles from the vaults such as Some Like It Hot, Annie Hall and The Silence Of The Lambs.

The 24/24 Video service is understood to update a range of films once a week starting at 1 Euro per film available for a 24-hour rental period with unlimited viewing, pause, fast forward and rewind functions. Films will be either in French or the original language with subtitles.