France 24 English is a French television channel that specialises in the latest breaking news 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. France 24 English is managed by the holding company France Médias Monde (France Media World), where it is included among the three leading French public media groups which publish or broadcast on an international basis. This acclaimed English language channel is available in approximately 177 countries around the world, with the capability of reaching a potential audience of over 250 million viewers. Accessible by cable, satellite, ADSL and also on touchscreen tablets, France 24 English is primarily focussed on bringing its subscribers the latest news live and continuously. The channel was created in 2005 for the specific purpose of delivering live news and information in real time and is part of a larger information network in the French, Arabic and English speaking world. The Paris-based station has some 35 nationalities represented on its staff, as well as nearly 400 journalists, allowing France 24 English to offer the best possible perspective on international news. Anglophones thus have a channel presented entirely in the English language that covers the entire news spectrum on a rolling basis. Accessible 24/7, this channel offers both editorial viewpoints and general and specialised television news. Culture, business, economics and current affairs are also essential elements of France 24 English, which organises daily debates on worldwide current events.
France 24 English can be received in all Europe, Middle East and North Africa region, through the Eutelsat / Nilesat 7°W and HOTBIRD 13.0°E satellites, and viewers can receive it for free.