French-speaking news channel TV5Monde is looking to the east, signing new distribution agreements in Bulgaria and Asia.

The Bulsatcom and Satellite BG deals will see TV5Monde added to the providersí basic packages, becoming the only French-speaking channel to receive complete satellite coverage in Bulgaria.

The channel was already being carried in Vivacom satellite offer and TV5Monde is also available on cable and IPTV platforms.

TV5Monde next destination is Asia and will be extended to Taiwan with new deals signed up with operators Shin-Hsin Cable TV, Kuo-Shen Cable TV and San Da Cable TV.

The channel is now reaching more than 1.1m households on cable and IPTV platforms. TV5Monde is the only French-speaking channel that reaches this country.