France 24 has signed a distribution agreement with satellite operator AsiaSat, making its English channel available in HD via AsiaSat 5.France 24 English HD is currently available exclusively in the Asia-Pacific region and this launch marks an important new step in the channel’s development. This agreement reinforces the attractiveness of the channel for cable operators, DTH and IPTV as well as for major hotel chains.

Thanks to recent distribution deals in South Korea and the granting of a broadcast license in Vietnam, France 24 is now available to 60 million TV households and more than 300,000 hotel rooms across the Asia-Pacific region.