France 2 is a French public national television channel. It is part of the state-owned France TÃ©lÃ©visions group, along with France 3, France 4, France 5 and France Ã”. France TÃ©lÃ©visions also participates in ARTE, Gulli, EuroNews, several cable/satellite thematic channels, and MediamÃ©trie.
Since 03:20 CET on 7 April 2008, all France 2 programming has been broadcast in 16:9 widescreen format over the analog SECAM air frequencies and the French DVB-T multiplex frequencies. A HD version of France 2 has been broadcasting via DVB-S Service CanalSat since 1 July 2008 and on DVB-T since 30 October 2008.