French channel dsitributor Thema has said that its Bouquet Africain, which is available on all IPTV platforms in France, has now reached 100,000 subscribers. The company has also said the bouquet will soon become available on the French cabler NUmericable.
The Bouquet Africain was launched in October 2008 and offers up to 16 TV channels. “Its price, the simplicity of its access and its rich content has been a response to the legitimate request made by a large part of the African population living in France and all lovers of Africa,” according to Thema.
The bouquet is available in two versions. Le Bouquet Africain Basique, which costs €6.90 per month, and consists of 8-9 channels, depending on the operator. They include the major French-Speaking African national broadcasters plus 2Stv, a private Senegalese TV channel.
Le Bouquet Africain Premium meanwhile retails for a €9.90 month. It comprises 15 TV channels: 8-9 from Le Bouquet Africain Basique, plus six additional services: Africable (Panafrican), Canal 2 (Cameroun), STV2 (Cameroun), Equinoxe (Cameroun), LCF (Togo), RTG (Guinea).