French international news channel France 24 has signed a new distribution agreement in the UK to launch this Friday on Freeview channel 110. The French-language version of the channel will be accessible free-of-charge on the new Vision IPTV offer available through all new compatible Freeview HD set-top boxes (STBs). Some 5.2 million boxes have already been sold across the UK. With this new agreement, France 24 will reach 5.2 million additional households in the country with an estimated 12 million viewers by the end of this year. In the UK, the channel’s English version is also available in on the Sky platform and on Freesat.