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TV5Monde Launches Two HD Channels on AsiaSat 5

By Caleb Henry | September 30, 2015
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AsiaSat 5’s C-band footprint. Photo: AsiaSat

[Via Satellite 09-30-2015] French language network TV5Monde has entered into a long-term service agreement with AsiaSat to broadcast the channels TV5Monde Asie HD and TV5Monde Style HD throughout the Asia-Pacific via AsiaSat 5. TV5Monde Asie HD’s programming includes 18 daily newscasts, films and series, entertainment programs, documentaries, cultural programs, and international sports coverage available in French language with four subtitles in English, French, Vietnamese and Russian.

In addition to the new channels, TV5Monde also extended its lifestyle channel “TV5Monde Style HD,” which launched on AsiaSat 5 earlier this year. TV5Monde also broadcasts its “TV5Monde Asie” SD channel from AsiaSat 7 in the Asia-Pacific.