|Monday, 7 November 2016, 22:10 HKT/SGT|
MACAU, Nov 7, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - France 24 has signed a distribution agreement with satellite operator AsiaSat, making its English channel available in HD via AsiaSat 5.
France 24 English HD is currently available exclusively in the Asia-Pacific region and this launch marks an important new step in the channel's development.
This agreement reinforces the attractiveness of the channel for cable operators, DTH and IPTV as well as for major hotel chains.
Thanks to recent distribution deals in South Korea and the granting of a broadcast license in Vietnam, France 24 is now available to 60 million TV households and more than 300,000 hotel rooms across the Asia-Pacific region.
For further information about how to include France 24 English HD in your offer, please contact Brice Bertrand and David Couret attending CASBAA Convention 2016:
Brice Bertrand, mobile +33 6 76 82 09 64, [email protected]
David Couret, mobile +33 6 33 69 52 24, [email protected]
About France 24, a France Medias Monde channel (france24.com)
France 24, the international news channel, broadcasts 24/7 to 315 million homes around the world in French, Arabic and English. The three channels have a combined weekly viewership of 50.9 million viewers (measured in 64 of the 180 countries where the channel is broadcast). From its newsroom in Paris, France 24 gives a French perspective on global affairs through a network of 142 correspondent bureaus located in nearly every country. It is available via cable, satellite, DTT, ADSL, on mobile phones, tablets and connected TVs, as well as on YouTube in three languages. Every month, France 24's digital platforms attract 16.3 million visits, 37.6 million video views (2016 average) and 28.9 million followers on Facebook and Twitter (August 2016).
Topic: Licensing Agreement
Sectors: Broadcast, Satellite
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