TV5 MONDE launches its new VOD service in Africa

 

By mena.tv September 15, 2020

 

 

 TV5MONDE, one of the world's leading television networks launches its new worldwide platform of catch-up TV and Video On-Demand (VOD), TV5Monde+, allowing you to (re)watch for free a large range of TV programs broadcast in the last 7 days. It also offers access to numerous archives footages and exclusive contents and proposes a direct access to TV5Monde online videos.

 

The new video on demand platform, TV5 MONDEplus has just been launched for the French Africa market. Offering over 3000 hours of content from partners such as France Television, RTS, RTB and Télé Quebec, the platform will aim at competing with American streaming giants like Netflix and Amazon Prime.

 

TV5MONDEplus, which aims for a catalog of 5,000 hours of content by the end of 2021, hopes on the other hand to compete with the VOD services of other television channels and Salto, the new service bringing together content from TF1, M6 and France TV.

 

TV5MONDEplus, which aims for a catalog of 5,000 hours of content by the end of 2021, hopes on the other hand to compete with the VOD services of other television channels and Salto, the new service bringing together content from TF1, M6 and France TV.

 

In other announcement, TV5Monde has recently signed a long-term distribution contract with SES to broadcast three major free-to-air channels to the French-speaking and Francophile public in sub-Saharan Africa.

As part of the agreement, TV5MONDE will use the SES-5 satellite to broadcast three channels: its main channel TV5MONDE Afrique, as well as two themed channels, the youth channel TiVi5MONDE and the lifestyle channel TV5MONDE Style HD. The three signals will be relayed to the satellite by the SES Video team.