France Info (radio network)

France Info
City Paris
Broadcast area France
SloganDeux-points, ouvrez I'info.” (Colon, open info.)
Frequency 105.5 MHz (Paris)
105.3 MHz (Marseille)
103.4 MHz (Lyon)
First air date 1 June 1987
Format All-news radio
Language(s) French
Owner Radio France
Sister stations FIP (radio station)
France Bleu
France Culture
France Inter
France Musique
Le Mouv'

France Info is a radio station operated by the French public service radio broadcaster Radio France. It provides 24-hours live news and information.

Broadcasting on FM (as well as being streamed on the internet), France Info is receivable across France and audible too in the border regions of neighbouring countries, including southern parts of the United Kingdom, especially the southeastern coastal region of England.


France Info was founded in 1987 by Roland Faure and Jérôme Bellay. Year on year its audience has grown, notably after the social conflicts of 1995, 2003, and 2006. It is frequently estimated to be the fourth largest French radio network in terms of listener numbers, after RTL, NRJ and France Inter.

France Info has offices in Paris, Lyon, Marseille, and Toulouse, and also makes use of local-news input from the France Bleu network.


France Info broadcasts L'Info every 10 minutes. It sometimes also simulcasts "Le Journal" on Franceinfo TV. Four main focuses of this station are news, weather, traffic and markets.

Journalists and presenters

  • David Abiker
  • Sophie Auvigne
  • Matthieu Beauval
  • Gilbert Chevalier
  • Jérôme Colombain
  • Olivier de Lagarde
  • Raphaëlle Duchemin
  • Olivier Émond
  • Jean-Pierre Gauffre
  • Anne-Élisabeth Lemoine
  • Chloé Leprince
  • Jean Leymarie (journalist)
  • Marie-Ève Malouines
  • Marie-Odile Monchicourt
  • Benjamin Muller
  • Grégory Philipps
  • Richard Place
  • Catherine Pottier
  • Bernard Thomasson
  • Philippe Vandel



Main transmitters:

Former mediumwave frequencies

These frequencies were de-activated at midnight local time on the night of 31 December 2015, except for Lyon and Rennes: Rennes transmitter continued to broadcast until 2 January 2016 0900 UTC, while Lyon continued to broadcast until midnight on 4 January 2016, for the Holy Mass for the sick held by Notre Dame des Ondes on Sunday 3 January.

  • Bayonne (Camps de Prats) 1494 kHz ; Power : 4 kW
  • Lyon (Tramoyes) 603 kHz ; Power : 300 kW
  • Bordeaux (Néac) 1206 kHz ; Power : 100 kW
  • Brest (Quimerc'h) 1404 kHz ; Power : 20 kW
  • Clermont-Ferrand (Ennezat) 1494 kHz ; Power : 20 kW
  • Dijon (Couternon) 1404 kHz ; Power : 5 kW
  • Lille (Camphin-en-Carembault) 1377 kHz ; Power : 300 kW
  • Marseille (Réaltor) 1242 kHz ; Power : 150 kW
  • Nice (Fontbonne) 1557 kHz ; Power : 150 kW
  • Rennes (Thourie) 711 kHz ; Power : 300 kW

Logos and symbols


    External links

    This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 11/16/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.