The service is available as a online service, available on Samsung Smart TVs, the Now TV box, Roku and via Android and iOS apps and will particularly appeal to French expats in the UK, especially those who can't have access to the French channels via satellite.
Channels carried on the service include French domestic public service channels France 2, 3 and 5 and the French language version of France 24. Other services completing the line-up are TV5Monde, Montagne TV, Eurochannel, RFM TV, MCM TV, The Museum Channel, MyZen TV.
Between now and February, the service has a "discovery offer" of 1p for two months, followed by a regular subscription charge of £6.99 a month.
Téléfrance originally appeared as part of the Vision TV Network package of international channels on connected Freeview channel 225. Following the closure of that service, Téléfrance continued to be available online. on mobile and via Roku boxes, providing access to 4 channels (France 2,3,5 and France 24).
The French version of France 24 is still carried free-to-view on connected Freeview HD devices, via Vision TV on channel 244.
- More details about the package available on the Téléfrance website.