Now in India French language channel (but category is English?)


India, oh India. How diverse you are! Many individual states have more diversity than nations in other parts of the world. But, today I had (another) good laugh. As I perused Airtel channels on TV, I clicked “entertainment” and then “English.”

Imagine my excitement when I saw a new channel listed under English Entertainment… 

You see, when you live away from “home” you watch shows that you may not otherwise watch. It is a “bit” of home. So while I LOVE reality television, I watch repeats of reality tv here :) (For those wondering of my 3 truths and a lie, I do love reality tv and I only know English)

Anyway back to the excitement of a new channel!

tv5 monde india
French language channel TV5Monde now available in India


Welcome TV5Monde Asia to Airtel!

Cool, right? A new channel. Oh wait, Monde Is french! But yeah for all the expats and other foreigners in India! French TV in India! But, find it under “English Channels!”

TV5 monde is a global television network, broadcasting several channels of French language programming. It is an approved participant member of the European Broadcasting Union (Wikipedia). Or, for you francophone people: TV5MONDE Asie  TV5MONDE Le nouveau site Web de TV5MONDE Asie ! TV5MONDE est la chaine internationale francophone diffusant 24h /24 et 7j/7 en francais une vaste selection de ..


This is also useful as most international schools offer French (or German) as their modern language requirement. So now we can find this as a start to French television channels in India! What will be next?

Cost for French Channel add on: Rs.50/month. To add to airtel, SMS GET 157 to 54325

So yeah for more channels!

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One comment

  1. A French channel listed under English in India? Why not–are there at least English sub titles for you? Or is it in English with French sub titles? What ever I’m glad you have something new to watch!


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