Broadcast, Film and Convergence in Africa - Issue no 374 on 8 October 2021

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France Médias Monde signs radio broadcast agreement with Canal+ - RFI offers programming in four African languages

8 October 2021

Broadcasting radio channels on TV does not get a lot of attention. But a recent deal with Canal+ has put this kind of broadcasting in the spotlight. The six million Canal+ subscribers in Africa will now have access to RFI programming in four different African languages. France Médias Monde (which includes RFI, France 24 and Monte Carlo Doualiya) has signed an agreement to extend its distribution with Canal+ in Africa and the Indian Ocean. This new agreement means that France 24 and RFI will continue their distribution in the CANAL+ bouquet, reaching its six million subscribers in sub-Saharan Africa. But…