FRANCE 24 has concluded a new distribution agreement in India and will be available on free-to-air DTH service DD DIRECT +. Owned by public broadcaster Prasar Bharati, the platform will begin broadcasting the FRANCE 24 English version on November 1, 2013.

FRANCE 24 will also be available on DISH TV basic offer, the No 1 private satellite operator in the country. One in every four Indian televised households can now access FRANCE 24 and a special operation will take place in New Delhi in November to mark this major agreement.