France 24 joins Digiturk
By Robert Briel
Published: July 8, 2010 11.18 Europe/London

France 24 has signed a distribution agreement with the Digiturk satellite platform in Turkey. The French news channel is part of the basic package

Out-of-home broadcasting of France 24 hopes to benefit from this agreement as Digiturk is not only available to individual households, but also in a majority of luxury and upscale hotels in the country.

“This agreement is another step towards our global expansion. Digiturk is a leading platform in the region and this will enhance our global development on a strategic market » said Philippe Rouxel, VP Worldwide for Distribution, at France 24, in a statement.

“Turkey’s leading digital broadcasteDigiturk is proud to announce the launch of a new channel, France 24, on its platform. Over the past 10 years, when it comes to launching new networks and gauging audience appetites Digiturk has always been at the forefront of trends and a leader in the region through its innovations, experience and technology. With the addition of France 24, Digiturk’s varied content will once again resonate with Turkish consumers and enrich even further choice, quality and excellence in broadcasting.” said Esra Ösaral, head of content and acquisition at Digiturk.