The special programming will begin in the morning with contents that will inform into the events of the channel France 24, that can be followed in open through the most important satellites of the world, among them European the Astra, Eutelsat Hot Bird or Hispasat.
The people in charge of the chain calculate that its signal arrives anywhere in the world at a potential hearing of 250 million people. He emits under the languages French, English and Arab.
Sent at the end of the year the 2006 under the slogan of “the channel of the Present time International 24h”, the French chain is dedicated completely to the information, the 24 hours of the day, seven days to the week.
The channel is financed completely by the State of France, (with a budget of 80 million Euros) and is jointly operated by the commercial chain leader of hearings TF1 (50%) and by the public corporation France Télevisions (50%).
France 24 also comprises of the supply of channels of the Spanish platform Digital+.