In March 2011, FRANCE24.com hit a new record audience with 14 million visits, some 59 million pages viewed and around 5 million videos watched across its 3 language versions.
In March 2011, FRANCE24.com hit a new record audience with 14 million visits, some 59 million pages viewed and around 5 million videos watched across its 3 language versions, confirming strong interest in international news coverage, in particular for the political crisis in Libya and Ivory Coast and the Fukushima catastrophe in Japan.
Since the beginning of the year, the site has been in constant progression and in March recorded some 3.5 million additional visits compared to January 2011.
Whilst the audiences of all three versions of FRANCE24.com (French, English, Arabic) have increased, it is the English version which has met with the fastest growth, showing an increase of nearly 64% in its traffic, thanks notably to FRANCE24.com articles that have been referenced by major international platforms, such as the American news website Drudge Report.
FRANCE24.com generates 77% of its audience outside of France and is one of the most international websites in its category.
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 worldwide on a 24/7 basis on three channels, in French, English and Arabic. 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 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Damien Amadou – Tel.: +33 (0)1 73 01 24 31 - email@example.com
Amal Hmimed – Tél : 01 73 01 24 14 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Date created : 2011-04-11