France 24 signs broadcast services contract with Ericsson

Pascale Paoli-Lebailly | 28-01-2014

France 24 has renewed its partnership with Ericsson for a period of five years for broadcast services including 24/7 operations and the integration of new broadcasting equipment, including HD systems, for five studios.

Ericsson will also support the international news channel's technicians by providing solution-specific training.

France 24 schedules the deployment of modernised tools, including new control rooms and HD studios during the second half of the year. Modernisation will allow the channel to better meet the needs of the international TV market with enriched content.

France 24 broadcasts news 24/7 to 250 million homes worldwide in French, English and Arabic.