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Latest update : 2010-04-08

FRANCE 24 has launched a new application exclusively developed for the iPad.

 

 Accessible on the App Store, FRANCE 24’s application is free and allows users to tailor their approach to the news, choosing from a variety of innovative functions.
 
iPad users can enjoy the live broadcast of FRANCE 24’s three channels as well as watch the latest newscast (updated every half hour), business report, world weather forecast and sports flash. The application also offers them a wide range of videos available on demand in three languages (magazines, debates, special reports).
 
In addition, an innovativemapping tool allows users to find news according to their location thanks to FRANCE 24’s automatic and geographical referencing of news articles and videos.
 
Building on its multimedia strategy – FRANCE 24 was the first international news channel to broadcast live on the iPhone – FRANCE 24’s iPad application will evolve in the coming weeks to include more features and new services.
 
FRANCE 24’s application was developed by the LAB, FRANCE 24’s Multimedia Studio, in cooperation with Backelite.
 
To watch the demo, click here.
 
 
 

About FRANCE 24 (www.france24.com):

FRANCE 24 is the first international news channel that offers a French perspective and sensibility on world events. It broadcasts on a 24/7 basis on three channels, in French, English and Arabic, in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the United States. FRANCE 24 can be accessed by cable, satellite, ADSL and mobile phone. The website www.france24.com is available in 3 languages (English, French and Arabic).

 

France 24 contacts:

Nathalie Lenfant – Tel.: +33 (0)1 73 01 24 11 - nlenfant@france24.com   

Damien Amadou – Tel.: +33 (0)1 73 01 24 31 - damadou@france24.com   

 

 

 

Date created : 2010-04-08

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