France 24 now available in Singapore on Singtel
FRANCE 24 has concluded a new distribution agreement in Asia and launches today on SINGTEL, the largest telecommunications company in Singapore.
FRANCE 24 English version is now available 24/7 to 350 000 households via the MiO offer, included in basic packs, free of charge. The French version will be available "a la carte" for 9.90 Singapore dollars per month.
FRANCE 24 French version will be available on channel 40 and the English channel on channel 41.
Thanks to this new agreement, FRANCE 24 expands its distribution throughout Asia where its distribution grew by some 10 million households in 2011.
For Frank Melloul, Head of Strategy and Development of the Audiovisual Extérieur de la France: "Singapore is an essential economic hub and our agreement with SingTel, a leading telecommunications operator in Asia, is extremely strategic. By proposing our English version as a basic offer and the French version "à la carte", we now offer easy access to FRANCE 24 to all English speakers and French expatriates in Singapore."
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).