France24 news channel free on iphone: 100,000 downloads the 1st month and success in South Africa

Technology & Convergence

The channel reported 100,000 France 24 iphone apps' downloads the first month after its launch. Of all the free news applications available on iTunes, France 24 Live ranks among the top 10 worldwide; most notably in the USA, the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, Israel, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, India, Brazil, etc.

To watch France 24 live and in VOD anywhere in the world, connect to the Apple App Store to download the free France 24 Live application. France 24 is the first live TV channel available worldwide on the Apple iPhone via 3G networks. To deliver this service France 24 relies on the Mobiclip video distribution platform. Building upon the success of the initial release which supported wifi, users can now access France 24 live in French, English and Arabic over any wireless data network.