TV5MONDE Style HD will be offered in the Middle East exclusively on Arabsat. TV5MONDE Style HD will be broadcasted as Free-to-Air across the Middle East and North Africa via the wide coverage of ARABSAT BADR-6 with minimum dish size across MENA.
In addition, TV5MONDE Style HD will also be available on My-HD; the one and only low Pay-TV platform in the region, exclusively carried by Arabsat and which offers premium HD content tailored to Middle Eastern viewers. TV5 MONDE Style HD Channel Number on My-HD receivers is 367.
This agreement will give Middle Eastern audiences and Arabsat viewers the opportunity to enjoy TV5MONDE Style HD, which showcases the French finesse in its best form covering a wide range of the French heritage such as fashion, luxury goods and hotels, jewellery, food , design, the art of gardening, architecture, and other cultural and historical French legacy.
“Arabsat has been our long standing partner since we launched in 1998 the first TV5MONDE’s channel to the Arab World, TV5MONDE Maghreb-Orient. We are excited to further expand our partnership with Arabsat with this new thematic HD channel. Arabsat provides best-in-class satellite platforms and cost efficient transmission solutions. We look forward to introducing Arab viewers to the best ‘art of living’ programming from TV5MONDE productions and our French-speaking partners’ channels on one of Arab world leading TV satellites,” said Yves Bigot, Chief Executive Officer of TV5MONDE.
Nabil Alshanti, Arabsat’s VP & CCO said “Indeed, this is another remarkable milestone of long history and successful cooperation between TV5MONDE and Arabsat. We are thrilled to have onboard and exclusively the new attractive TV5MONDE Style HD. This channel will help us reinforce our leadership of Free-to-Air HD video neighbourhood which will enable us to offer Arabsat viewers across the Middle East & North Africa an extensive offering of the best Free-To-Air international and regional HD channels on ARABSAT hotspot at 26⁰ E .”