The French international news channel France 24 has announced a series of international agreements, further strengthening its worldwide distribution.
In France, France 24 is now available in three languages on the Daertybox platform, positioning it on all the country’s IPTV platforms.
France 24 is also expanding in the rest of Europe: in Belgium, it is now available as part of the basic package of the Belgacom IPTV service; in Italy, the channel is launching its English version on Sky Italia; in the Czech Republic, it has signed an agreement with UPC; and in Scandinavia, France 24 is expanding distribution thanks to the Thor 6 satellite and is available in the region on the Canal Digital package.
Distribution of France 24 is also expanding in Asia: in Thailand, the channel is now available on 75 national broadcasting platforms. In Indonesia, France 24 is now available on the Aora TV package and in the Philippines, France 24 is present in the bouquets offered by 17 national cable operators. In Macao, France 24 is launching on Macau Cable TV and is available in Hong Kong on Now TV and HKBN.
France 24 has also obtained a broadcasting licence in South Korea from the Korea Communications Commission (KCC).
The channel is also expanding its presence in Africa, and is now available in South Africa on the Top TV platform and in Tanzania, where an agreement has been signed with Star TV.
France 24 has also recently expanded its coverage throughout North America using the Galaxy 23 satellite and concluded a new agreement with LeBouquet.tv.