Tag Archives: France 24

France 24 available on OpenNews channel in South Africa

France 24, the French international news channel, has signed an agreement with OpenNews, a new local news channel launched on Thursday 1st November 2018 by eMedia investments, for the broadcasting of its English-speaking channel.  OpenNews is the first local news channel to be distributed on the Openview DTH satellite television platform (channel 120) to all [...]

iflix brings 13 new channels in MENA

Subscription VOD service iflix has extended its linear TV channel offering by bringing its total to 50, with the intention of reaching 80 by the end of 2018. iflix is currently accessible to users across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The upgraded bouquet from the Kuala-Lumpur-based company has added 13 premium channels with content [...]

France 24 to kick off in English-speaking African countries

France 24 has signed new distribution agreements in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Swaziland and Zambia, particularly increasing its presence across English-speaking Africa, where it now covers over 14 million households. In South Africa a distribution agreement was agreed with Media Core Group, adding France 24s English Channel to the operators new satellite package on IS20. [...]

France 24 available in French now in MENA

Arabsat and France Médias Monde have announced the launch of France 24 HD in French exclusively on Arabsat BADR-4, to be broadcast as free-to-air across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe via the coverage of Arabsat BADR-4. We have come a long way in a short time, as today we are thrilled to announce [...]

France 24 launches in Kenya on FTA platform

Paris based international news and current affairs television network France 24 has signed an agreement with SIGNET to launch its operations in Kenya. The media outlet also becomes the first international news channel to be on a digital free-to-air platform in the country. The launch comes as Kenya continues attracting international attention from investors looking [...]

France 24 launches Spanish-language channel in Mexico

France 24 launched its new Spanish-language channel in Mexico, which is now available in triple-play operator TotalPlay and Canal Catorce of the State Public Broadcasting System. France 24 en Español launched in Latin America on September 26 and it already reaches about 13 million homes in the region. Marie-Christine Saragosse, President and CEO of France [...]

France 24 lanzó en México su señal en español

La cadena de noticias France 24 lanzó en México su señal en español, que ya está disponible en el operador triple-play TotalPlay, en el canal 664, y en el Canal Catorce del Sistema Público de Radiodifusión. La nueva señal llegó a Latinoamérica el 26 de septiembre pasado y ya alcanza alrededor de 13 millones de [...]

Intelsat and Globecast broaden audience reach for France 24 with new HD spanish-speaking channel

Satellite operator Intelsat announced that Globecast will continue distribution of two France 24 channels and also broadcast a brand new Spanish speaking high-definition (HD) channel via Intelsat 21.  Under the new, multi-year expanded agreement, Globecast will distribute three channels English, French and Spanish-speaking to cable operators across North America, Latin America and Canada, [...]

France 24 deploys HD services in Middle East

The international French Channel, France 24, has launched two HD channels, France 24 in English and France 24 in Arabic, on Arabsats Badr 4 satellite. France 24 Arabic is exclusive to Arabsat in the middle east region.  Khalid Balkheyour, Arabsat President & CEO said France 24 has been a long standing customer since the creation [...]

France 24 launches in September Spanish-language channel based in Colombia

France 24 will launch a Spanish-language channel on September 25. Unitecnic, a subsidiary of Spanish company Mediapro, was selected for the commissioning of the new channel, which will be based in Bogota, capital of Colombia. France 24 in Spanish will initially offer a six hours-programming, which will include news, magazines and documentaries. The company is [...]