Service: 24 hour transmission of 2 HD channels and 1 SD channel
Satellite: AsiaSat 5 and AsiaSat 7
Launched in 1984, TV5MONDE is the world’s leading 24/7 TV network in French, broadcasting 24/7. Through its 9 regional general entertainment channels and 2 thematic channels, being TiVi5MONDE (dedicated to young viewers in Africa and in the the USA) and TV5MONDE Style HD (dedicated to Lifestyle in Asia-Pacific, Middle-East and the USA), our network reaches over 350 million households across 200 countries and territories. The source of our programmes originates from 5 different countries including France, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada and French-speaking Africa. Our offering includes films and dramas, world news, live sport events, documentaries, kids’ programmes and lifestyle shows, with subtitles available in 13 languages.
Following the launch of TV5MONDE Asie SD in 1996 and the addition of TV5MONDE Style HD on AsiaSat fleet in April 2015, TV5MONDE Asie HD joined the AsiaSat 5 family in October 2015. This new HD channel covers the time zone from GMT+5 to GMT+8 (Central Asia, Indian subcontinent, Greater China and South-east Asia), bringing to Asia the best of TV5MONDE’s French language programming with subtitles in English, French, Vietnamese and Russian. You may find more information regarding our offering on https://asia.tv5monde.com.
“AsiaSat has been our long-standing partner since the launch of TV5MONDE Asie, the first TV5MONDE channel for Asia in 1996. We are excited to 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" programmes produced by TV5MONDE and our Francophone partner channels on one of Asia’s leading TV satellites.” - Yves Bigot, Chief Executive Officer