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Free launches Arabic and Vietnamese bouquets

Telekidz FreeFrench service provider Free has added two new à la carte bouquets targeted at Arabic and Vietnamese-speaking groups to its programming line-up.

The operator has added Telekidz, a kids TV package for Arabic-speaking audiences comprising three channels – Al Rawda, Basma and Majid – to its line-up.

Al Rawda targets kids aged three to six with educational content, while Basma is aimed at the same group with an animation offering. Majid is targeted at older kids. The name of the channel is based on one of its main characters, originating in a kids magazine created in 1980.

Vietnam FreeThe Telekidz offering will be available for €2.99 a month.

Free has also added what it says is France’s first bouquet of Vietnamese channels, also for €2.99, to its line-up.

This comprises four channels – news service VTV1, VTV3, while offers a mix of movies, popular entertainment formats such as X-Factor and The Voice, sport and music, HTV9, a general entertainment channel, and NetViet/VTC10, a channel specifically targeted at Vietnamese expatriates.