Pascale Paoli-Lebailly ©RapidTVNews | 16-09-2011

TV5Monde Etats-Unis has signed major new distribution deals with leading US cable TV operators Comcast and Time Warner Cable. These two agreements are designed to strengthen the premium channel which is offered on demand at $9.99 each month.

The Comcast deal sees the channel added to cable networks in Pennsylvania and New Jersey where TV5Monde is now accessible to 2.5 new million households and will add 1.9 households in Maryland, Virginia and Delaware.

The deal with Time Warner Cable adds 1.5 million households in cities from North and South Carolina and extends distribution in the North of New York State.