Broadcast - In Brief
- FashionTV (FTV) network announced on 18 April 2011 the start of its 24/7 Live high quality streaming direct to YouTube.com/ftv and now available all over the world including Africa. FTV HD and its 3D can be received in USA, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa via AsiaSat 5, EuroBird 9 and IntelSat 805 satellites.
- Fujairah Media Group (FMG), a leading Fujairah-based broadcasting company, has signed a protocol with South Sudan, undertaking to set up a number of television and radio stations in the state. The agreement with the Central Equatoria State of South Sudan aims to build a strong social, cultural and media infrastructure in the new state, following its separation from North Sudan. Fujairah Media Group was chosen as the partner in this effort given the Group's activities in South Sudan over the past few years. (Source: Media Network)
- On 9 May 2011 at 21h00 and as part of the Cannes Film Festival, TV5Monde will broadcast – in France, Switzerland and Belgium – the famous film ‘Chocolat’ from Claire Denis, (France/Germany/Cameroun, 1987) which mainly takes place in Cameroon.