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FRANCE 24 LAUNCHES ITS COVERAGE IN LATIN AMERICA ON INTELSAT 9

Latest update : 2010-07-26

FRANCE 24 has signed a new distribution agreement with Genesis Networks to expand the distribution of its French channel throughout Latin America using the Intelsat 9 satellite.

Since July 6th, thanks to this new satellite capacity which covers almost all of the cable market in Latin America, several thousands of cable network heads in the region have once again been able to capture FRANCE 24.

FRANCE 24, already available in North America on the Galaxy 23 satellite, several cable networks and ADSL, can now expand its audience to the whole American continent.

Mike Antonovich, President and CEO of Genesis Networks commented : “We are delighted and very grateful that FRANCE 24, one of the world's leading news networks, has chosen Genesis Networks to provide this integrated international fiber and satellite solution. I would once again like to thank FRANCE 24 for their confidence in the reliability and flexibility of Genesis Networks’ services."

Featuring news and current events from a French perspective, the channel broadcasts in 3 languages (French, English and Arabic) and is owned by broadcasting group Audiovisuel Extérieur de la France (AEF).
 

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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 Americas. 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
 

About GENESIS (www.gen-networks.com):
Genesis Networks operates one of the world's most advanced video fiber networks, providing service across 70 cities on five continents. Genesis Networks provides broadcasters, cable networks, production companies, and corporations with high-quality customized global video transmission services that are reliable, flexible, and affordable. The Genesis Networks platform is a next-generation, IP-based fiber and satellite video network with cutting-edge switching and compression technologies. With access to more than 225 locations worldwide and growing, many organizations can now take advantage of Genesis Networks services. The company’s network operations center in New York City maintains the health and standards of the global network while the Genesis Networks proprietary software system, IRIS, gives clients remote, real-time network monitoring, scheduling, and control capabilities. For additional information on Genesis Networks and its innovative products, please visit www.gen-networks.com

GENESIS contacts:
Mark Wallhauser – Tel.: +1-212-962-1776 – mwallhauser@gen-networks.com
Chris Stocking – Tel.: +44 (0) 845-058-2020 – cstocking@gen-networks.com
 

 


 

Date created : 2010-07-26

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