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Communiqué de Presse

September 19th, 2008 - Record audience for

Latest update : 2010-03-11


According to figures released by Médiamétrie/Nielsen(1), FRANCE 24’s website,, attracted record traffic with nearly 5 million unique visitors (4,849,000 VU) in July 2008.
This is the best performance recorded by the FRANCE 24 site since its launch in December 2006. Between June and July, enjoyed a 19% rise in traffic whilst its competitors suffered significant drops in audience figures.
The site’s audience has increased, in particular inGermany (+30%), in Italy (+17%) and in Spain (+14%). With 1.6 million unique visitors, the United States continues to be the most important contributor in terms of traffic. remains in first place in front of its international competitorsin Germany, Spain, Italy and France, and ranks 3rd in the UK behind BBC News and CNN.
The international share of the market, that is to say traffic from outside of France, reached 86%; its highest score ever.
(1) Datasheet :
Médiamétrie/Nielsen-NetRatings, all rights reserved Médiamétrie/NetRatings – July 2008- survey carried out in 10 countries (Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the United States).

About FRANCE 24 :

FRANCE 24 is the first French international news channel that offers a French perspective on world events. FRANCE 24 broadcasts on a 24/7 basis on three channels, in French, English and Arabic, in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and on the East Coast of the United States. FRANCE 24 can be accessed by all media platforms: cable, satellite and DSL. The website, , is available in 3 languages (English, French, and Arabic).


FRANCE 24 Contacts:

Nathalie Lenfant - Tel. : +33 (0)1 73 01 24 11 –
Damien Amadou -Tel. : +33 (0)1 73 01 24 31 –


Date created : 2010-03-09