France 24 has signed a new distribution agreement with Asia Sat to commence the distribution of its French channel while it will continue to distribute its English channel throughout the Asia-Pacific region on AsiaSat 5 via the SatLink platform.
France 24 24 launched its English-language channel in Asia on AsiaSat 5 in 2009. With the additional C-band capacity under this new agreement, France 24 will bring its French channel to the Asian continent, enabling it to address both French and English speaking audiences in the region.
France 24 has access to almost 3 million TV households in Asia with key carriage agreements concluded with major Asian cable networks, DTH and IPTV platforms. France 24’s English and French channels are available free to air on AsiaSat 5 in C-band with the following reception parameters:
Featuring news and current events from a French perspective, France 24 broadcasts in 3 languages (French, English and Arabic) and is owned by the public holding company Audiovisuel Extérieur de la France (AEF).