Jörn Krieger ©RapidTVNews | 07-09-2011

French international news channel France 24 has become available on Deutsche Telekom's IPTV platform Entertain. A new carriage contract was signed with Germany's national telco, according to the broadcaster.

Entertain subscribers can receive the English version of France 24 on channel 129. The new agreement, representing more than 1.3 million households, increases the channel's total distribution to over 20 million households in Germany.

France 24 is also available in Germany in English and French on various cable networks including the three largest operators Kabel Deutschland, Unitymedia and Kabel BW.