TV5 MONDE Style HD launches in the MENA exclusively on ARABSAT

April 14 2015

TV5 MONDE Style HD launches in the MENA exclusively on ARABSAT

TV5MONDE Style HD will be offered in the Middle East exclusively on ARABSAT. TV5MONDE Style HD will be broadcasted as Free-to-Air across the Middle East & North Africa via the wide coverage of ARABSAT BADR-6 with minimum dish size across MENA. In addition, TV5MONDE Style HD will also be available on My-HD; the one and only low Pay-TV platform in the region, exclusively carried by ARABSAT and which offers premium HD content tailored to the Middle Eastern viewers. TV5 MONDE Style HD Channel Number on My-HD receivers is 367.


This agreement will give Middle Eastern audiences and ARABSAT viewers the opportunity to enjoy TV5MONDE Style HD, which showcases the French finesse in its best form covering a wide range of the French heritage such as fashion, luxury goods and hotels, jewellery, food, design, the art of gardening, architecture, and other cultural and historical French legacy.


“ARABSAT has been our long standing partner since we launched in 1998 the first TV5MONDE’s channel to the Arab World , TV5MONDE Maghreb-Orient . We are excited to further expand our partnership with ARABSAT with this new thematic HD channel. ARABSAT provides best-in-class satellite platforms and cost efficient transmission solutions. We look forward to introducing Arab viewers to the best ‘art of living’ programming from TV5MONDE productions and our French-speaking partners’ channels on one of Arab world leading TV satellites,” said Yves Bigot, Chief Executive Officer of TV5MONDE.


Nabil Alshanti, ARABSAT VP & CCO said “Indeed, this is another remarkable milestone of long history and successful cooperation between TV5MONDE & ARABSAT. We are thrilled to have onboard and exclusively the new attractive TV5MONDE Style HD. This channel will help us reinforce our leadership of Free-to-Air HD video neighbourhood which will enable us to offer ARABSAT viewers across the Middle East & North Africa an extensive offering of the best Free-To-Air international and regional HD channels on ARABSAT hotspot at 26⁰ E .”


TV5MONDE Style HD can be viewed on :
Frequency: 11,785 MHz (Vertical)
QPSK, Symbol Rate: 27.5MSymb/s, FEC: ¾


For more information on TV5MONDE Style HD contact:
Responsable presse
131, Avenue de Wagram 75017 Paris
T: +33(0) 1 44 18 55 62

For information on ARABSAT:
Please contact Saad Al Tehaif, ARABSAT PR & Media Manager or visit


Notes to editors

About TV5MONDE Style HD: from its provided elements
With its focus fixed firmly on the 'art of living', The thematic channel, TV5MONDE Style is produced in line with viewer expectations and interests in Asia and the Gulf, at the time of its launch, TV5MONDE Style will be broadcast mainly in the Middle East and Asia, with subtitles in several languages (full subtitles in English, traditional Chinese and simplified Chinese, and partial subtitles in Arabic). Style will give French-speaking viewers and France enthusiasts the chance to explore the world-renowned abundance of the 'French art of living' throughout the day.



Launched in 1984, TV5MONDE is the world leading French language network broadcasting 24/7. Through its 9 multi-thematic separate and regional channels TiVi5MONDE, a channel dedicated to young viewers in the USA, it reaches more than 250 million households and 55 million viewers every week in 200 countries and territories making TV5MONDE one of the most widely network in the world. Programming originates from 5 different countries, including France, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada and French speaking Africa and includes daily newscasts, films and series, entertainment programs, documentaries, cultural programs and international sports coverage, with subtitling available in 12 languages.



Founded in 1976, Arabsat has been serving the growing needs of the Arab world for over 30 years. Now one of the world’s top satellite operators and by far the leading satellite services provider in the Arab world, it carries over 500 TV channels, 160 radio stations, pay-TV networks and wide variety of HD channels reaching tens of millions of homes in more than 80 countries across the Middle East, Africa and Europe—including an audience of over 170 million viewers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region alone tuned into Arabsat’s video “hotspot” at 26° E.


Operating a growing fleet of owned satellites at the 20° E, 26° E, 30.5° E and 34.5° E, ARABSAT is the only satellite operator in the MENA region offering the full spectrum of Broadcast, Telecommunications and Broadband services. This capacity will continue to expand with the launching of new satellites, making ARABSAT satellites’ fleet the youngest in the region.