Singapore – International news channel France 24 launches on Singtel’s mio TV today.
The round the clock network offers programmes in English (Channel 41) and French (Channel 40), providing a French perspective on world news as well as in-depth analysis on pressing issues.
Brice Bertrand, Distribution Director Asia Pacific, tells TV ASIA Plus that Singapore is an important market and France 24 aims to achieve 5,000 subscriptions in the first year. He adds that that there are plans to launch the channel in Malaysia and Sri Lanka in the future as well.
France 24 is also available in other Asia Pacific territories including Thailand, Hong Kong, South Korea and New Zealand.