FRANCE 24 Arabic version now available in Israel on HOT
FRANCE 24 has concluded a new distribution agreement with HOT and today launches its Arabic version on Israel’s leading cable operator.
HOT is one of FRANCE 24 historical partners as it has carried its English channel since its very first broadcast in December 2006.
The Arabic version today joins the English and French versions (launched in 2011) on the operator’s basic offer.
The three versions are now available to 900,000 subscribers throughout the country : FRANCE 24 in English (channel 70), in French (channel 143) and in Arabic (channel 172).
In Israel, FRANCE 24 English version is also available on major satellite operator YES on channel 104.
About FRANCE 24
FRANCE 24, the non-stop international news channel, broadcasts 24/7 to 206 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.
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HOT is a group of communication companies that offers customers a great variety of communication services, including multi-channel television, fast internet infrastructure with a speed of 100 Mb, advanced linear telephone services, ISP (internet provider) services – via subsidiary company HOTnet, and cellular connection services – via subsidiary company HOT mobile. In addition, the company is about to launch international communication services including long-distance calls for fixed and mobile lines. The company employs more than 5,500 direct employees nationwide and around 2,000 outsourced and indirect employees.
HOT has 900,000 subscribers of multi-channel television that constitute about 60% of the multi-channel television market share. The company has about 800,000 internet subscribers that represent more than 40% of the market share, and about 700,000 fixed telephone lines. Even before HOT mobile launching, the company was previously called “Mirs” and listed more than 430,000 clients. HOT provides services for a total of approximately 1.3 million households in Israel.
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