Watch and listen to the world
France Médias Monde, the group in charge of French international broadcasting, comprises the news channels France 24 (in French, English, Arabic and Spanish), the international radio station RFI (in French and 13 other languages) and the Arabic-language radio station Monte Carlo Doualiya. From Paris, France Médias Monde broadcasts to the world in 15 languages. Its journalists and correspondents offer viewers, listeners and Internet users comprehensive coverage of world events, with a focus on cultural diversity and contrasting viewpoints via news bulletins, reports, magazines and debates. 66 nationalities are represented among the group’s employees. Every week, RFI, France 24 and Monte Carlo Doualiya attract 176 million contacts (45% in foreign languages) including 129,8 million viewers and listeners (measured in one third of the countries where France Médias Monde broadcasts), and 46,3 million users on digital environments (2018 average). Those outlets have a combined 65 million followers on Facebook and Twitter (December 2018). France Médias Monde is the parent company of CFI, the French media cooperation agency and also a shareholder of the French-language general interest TV channel TV5MONDE.
About RFI, a France Médias Monde radio station
RFI (Radio France Internationale) is a French news and current affairs public radio station that broadcasts worldwide in French and in 13 other languages*. RFI is broadcast on 156 different FM frequencies, via medium and short wave relays, on 30 different satellite signals throughout the world and also on the internet and dedicated apps. RFI is also broadcast across the globe via more than 1400 partner radios. It draws on the expertise of its Paris-based editorial teams and unique global network of 400 correspondents to provide news bulletins and features offering listeners the means to better understand the world. Some 40.8 million listeners around the world tune into RFI every week (measured in 33 of the 150 countries where broadcasts are heard), and its digital platforms attract an average of 16.4 million visits a month (2018 average) while 21.5 million followers stay connected via Facebook and Twitter (December 2018).
*Brazilian, Cambodian, Chinese, English, Hausa, Mandinkan, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Vietnamese
About France 24, a France Médias Monde channel
France 24, the international news channel, broadcasts 24/7 to 333 million homes around the world in French, Arabic, English and Spanish (6 hours a day in Spanish). The four channels have a combined weekly viewership of 55 million viewers (measured in 65 of the 183 countries where the channel is broadcast). From its newsroom in Paris, France 24 gives a French perspective on global affairs through a network of 160 correspondent bureaus located in nearly every country. It is available via cable, satellite, DTT, ADSL, on mobile phones, tablets and connected TVs, as well as on YouTube in three languages. Every month, France 24’s digital platforms attract 18.2 million visits, 40 million video views (2017 average) and 35.3 million followers on Facebook and Twitter (July 2017).
About MCD, a France Médias Monde radio station
Monte Carlo Doualiya is a French radio station that broadcasts in Arabic from Paris to the Middle East, Mauritania, Djibouti, and South Sudan on medium wave, on FM, via satellite and via partner radio stations. It provides news bulletins and magazines, with a strong focus on culture, live broadcasts, conviviality and interaction. Its editorial team and worldwide network of correspondents provide coverage of world news to 9,2 million listeners every week (measured in 19 of the 21 countries where broadcasts are heard). Monte Carlo Doualiya is a radio station based on the values of universalism and freedom for listeners of all ages. The station is also accessible via its website, which is one of the most modern of all Arabic-language sites, and via its app and through a range of cable and satellite packages. MCD attract 2,1 million visits to its digital platforms every month (2018 average) and 4,1 million followers on Facebook and Twitter (December 2018).