Eutelsat to broadcast France 3 regional channels

Satellite operator Eutelsat has signed a long-term deal with France Télévisions to broadcast regional channels produced by France 3 on the Atlantic Bird 3 satellite located at 5° West.

From October 28, every homes in France equipped with a dish to receive Atlantic Bird 3 and a subscription-free Fransat decoder will have access to all 24 of
France 3’s regional channels. The 24 regional channels produced by France 3 will join the 18 national channels in standard digital and four channels in HD that are already available on a subscription-free basis via Fransat, which was launched by Eutelsat in June.