France 24 available on Windows Media 8

France’s external media arm Audiovisuel Extérieur de la France – comprising France 24, Monte-Carlo Doualiya and RFI – are launching a radio and TV app for Windows 8 on tablets and PCs, with a smartphone version to follow. The app will feature the live broadcast of all three services, on-demand programmes and live blogs as […]

Hollande asks CSA to name new AEF chief

French president François Hollande has written to media regulator the CSA to ask it to nominate a new president for the country’s external media organisation, the AEF. As part of a move to transfer the power to appoint senior public broadcasting executives from the executive branch, Hollande has written to CSA president Michel Boyon to […]

Audiovisuel Extérieur de la France joins ASBU

Audiovisuel Extérieur de la France (AEF), the umbrella organisation for France24, RFI and Monte Carlo Doualiya, has joined pan-Arab professional organisation the Arab State Broadcasting Union (ASBU) as associate member. AEF said the agreement would allow more interaction, on editorial, technical and strategic levels, including content exchanges and access to the multimedia exchange network, with […]