In preparation for the launch of the new UK TV satellite Astra 2E next week, here is the launch of the last UK TV satellite, Astra 2F.
Astra 2F was launched from Kourou in French Guiana on September 28, 2012.
Commercial operations at 28.2°E began on November 21, 2012.
The first UK TV channels started to transmit from Astra 2F on the 4th December 2012.
Astra 2F News and Updates for reception in Spain