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This document is split into several sections for easy navigation.

TV/Satellite TV

Local Radio
Cable and satellite

TV / Satellite TV
  • TV license
    In France, you must declare your TV set and pay the annual license fee (around 115 euros) to:

    Trésor Public
    Service de la Redevance de l’Audiovisuel
    Tel : + 33 (0) 5 6225 4106

    TV channels
    French TV has six national channels: “TF1”, “France2”, France3”, “Arte / La Cinquième”, “M6” and “CanalPlus”. “CanalPlus” is a private channel and you need to pay extra to take it in. But at certain hours of the day you can watch it for free.
  • There are many Internet Service Providers that you can use in France. Here are some of them:
    - AOL
    - Cario
    - Free
    - Claranet
    - Club-Internet
    - Tiscali
    - La Poste
    The tariffs change every month, you better check before to choose one. 
Local FM Radios
  • Riviera Radio (a better mix of music & local news in English): 106.5
    Radio Antibes – Juan Les Pins : 104.8
    Cannes Radio: 91.5
    Kiss FM (Cannes): 94.6
    Kiss FM (Nice, Monaco and Menton): 90.9
Cable and satellite
  • If you want access to TV programmes from several countries, you could get a digital satellite television or connect to a cable system. For more information, ask a TV vendor.

    Sky Digital Europe has been providing the Sky television service to schools throughout Europe via their network of dealers. They are now extending this service to members of staff and parents. An initial contact can be made by:
    e-mail: [email protected]
    Fax: + 44 1638 710317

    Another service is Solsat
    They also provide SKY television without having to have an UK address. They are based in Spain and are extremely helpful. Lots of information on:
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