Service:24 hour transmission of 2 HD channels and 1 SD channel
Satellite: AsiaSat 5 and AsiaSat 7
Launched in 1984, TV5 MONDE is the world’s leading French language network broadcasting 24/7. Through its 9 multi-thematic separate and regional channels and TiVi5MONDE, a channel dedicated to young viewers in the USA, and TV5MONDE Style HD, a channel dedicated to Lifestyle in Asia-Pacific and the Middle-East, it reaches more over 300 million households in 200 countries and territories making TV5 MONDE 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. (For more information, please visit https://asia.tv5monde.com)
Following the launch of TV5MONDE Asie SD in 1996 and the addition of TV5MONDE Style HD on AsiaSat fleet in April 2015, TV5 MONDE launched the 24-hour transmission of TV5MONDE Asie HD on AsiaSat 5 in October 2015. This new HD channel brings to Asia the best of TV5 MONDE’s French language programming including 18 daily newscasts, films and series, entertainment programs, documentaries, cultural programs and international sports coverage, available in 4 subtitles in English, French, Vietnamese and Russian.
“AsiaSat has been our long standing partner since we launched the first TV5MONDE’s channel for Asia, TV5MONDE Asie in 1996. We are excited to further expand our partnership with AsiaSat with this new thematic HD channel. AsiaSat provides best-in-class satellite platforms and cost efficient transmission solutions. We look forward to introducing Asian viewers to the best ‘art of living’ programming from TV5MONDE productions and our French-speaking partner channels on one of Asia’s leading TV satellites.” --- Yves Bigot, Chief Executive Officer