Paris – FRANCE 24 has signed a series of new broadcasting agreements that will strengthen the channel’s distribution over the Asian continent. In India, FRANCE 24 English channel is now available in the State of Orissa and throughout the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT) on more than thirty cable networks. Already accessible in English to 1.2 million households in Hong Kong on NOW TV and HKBN, FRANCE 24 French version is now available ‘à la carte’ on the new HKBN package BB TV. In the Philippines, the English version of the channel is available to 100,000 households across the country. In Japan, while the English version of the channel is already available on NTT DOCOMO, FRANCE 24 is now available in French ‘à la carte’ on the IPTV platform KONA TV. In Thailand, the number of households receiving FRANCE 24 in English grew from 1.5 to 1.8 million in three months, thanks to recent agreements with cable operator associations TCTA (Thailand Cable TV Association) and COA (Cable Operator Association). In the hotel sector, FRANCE 24 has extended its partnership with the ACCOR group in Asia, and the channel is now available in 91 luxury hotels across the region.