ARABSAT AND FRANCE MEDIAS MONDE ANNOUNCED THE BROADCAST OF FRANCE 24 IN FRENCH HD EXCLUSIVELY ON ARABSAT BADR-4

April 26 2018

ARABSAT AND FRANCE MEDIAS MONDE ANNOUNCED THE BROADCAST OF FRANCE 24 IN FRENCH HD EXCLUSIVELY ON ARABSAT BADR-4

Riyadh, Paris, Tunis, the 26th of April-2018, Arabsat & France Médias Monde announced the launch of France 24 French HD -exclusively- on Arabsat BADR-4, broadcasted as Free-to-Air across the Middle East, North Africa & Europe via the superior coverage of Arabsat BADR-4, of which can be viewed with minimum receive dish size.

“We have come a long way in a short time, as today we are thrilled to announce another significant milestone in the established cooperation and partnering between Arabsat & France Médias Monde” says Khalid Balkheyour, President and CEO, Arabsat. “Just in less thanone year, we have launched the 3 24/7 of the leading News network France 24 channels. The Arabic, English and today the French version -all come with the optimum HD format, offering Arabsat audience best quality of picture through an exclusive portfolio of top-ranked video channels.” he said. “Alongside, we continue to provide our customers of international and regional broadcasters with a platform of excellence which delivers cost-effective transmission model at the highest quality.”

Marie-Christine Saragosse, CEO of France Médias Monde, the group in charge of French international broadcasting including France 24, said “With the launch of France 24 HD in French, we trust that using Arabsat BADR-4 wide coverage will enable us to reach the massive French speaking audience across the Middle East & North Africa. France 24 HD in French will give the Francophonie communities across the Middle East and North Africa an opportunity to follow the latest global news, which showcases in French at its best HD form covering a wide range of rich content such as Politics, Technology, Sports and other cultural trends – as it does in English and Arabic also.

How to Receive France 24 French HD:

Satellite: Arabsat BADR-4 @ 26° East
Coverage: MENA & Europe
Frequency: 12072 MHz
Polarity: Horizontal
Symbol Rate: 27500
FEC: ¾
Transmission: DVB-S2
Modulation: 8PSK

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About France 24, a France Médias Monde channel:

France 24, the international news channel, broadcasts 24/7 to 355 million homes around the world in French, Arabic, English and Spanish (6 hours a day in Spanish). The four channels have a combined weekly viewership of 55 million viewers (measured in 65 of the 183 countries where the channel is broadcast). From its newsroom in Paris, France 24 gives a French perspective on global affairs through a network of 160 correspondent bureaus located in nearly every country. It is available via cable, satellite, DTT, ADSL, on mobile phones, tablets and connected TVs, as well as on YouTube in four languages. Every month, France 24’s digital platforms attract 18.2 million visits, 45,6 million video views (2017 average) and 37.6 million followers on Facebook and Twitter (March 2018). france24.com