FRANCE 24 to launch on DD DIRECT + and DISH TV to 31 million additional households in India.
FRANCE 24 has concluded a new distribution agreement in India and will be available on free-to-air Direct-To-Home service (DTH) DD DIRECT +. Owned by public broadcaster Prasar Bharati, the platform will begin broadcasting FRANCE 24 English version on November 1st.
Thanks to this agreement, FRANCE 24 will also be available on DISH TV basic offer, the n°1 private satellite operator in the country.
Thanks to this new agreement, which represents the most important deployment for the channel on the Asian market, FRANCE 24 will now be available 24/7 to 31 million additional households across the country. These will be in addition to the 7 million households that already receive the channel via cable.
One in every four Indian televised households can now access FRANCE 24 and a special operation will take place in New Delhi in November to mark this major agreement.
For more real time information on FRANCE 24’s distribution worldwide, go to: http://f24.my/ijOOim
About FRANCE 24, a media of France Médias Monde group
FRANCE 24, the non-stop international news channel, broadcasts 24/7 to 222 million homes around the world in French, Arabic and English. From its newsroom in Paris, FRANCE 24 gives a French perspective on global affairs through a network of several hundred correspondents located in nearly every country. It is available via cable, satellite, DTT, ADSL, on mobile phones, tablets and connected TVs. FRANCE 24’s new media platforms, which are also available in three languages, attract 15 million visits and 7 million video views a month.
Date created : 2013-10-14