The Sat and PC Guy

Dec 132017

Movistar+ to cease broadcasting on Hispasat 30W

Movistar+, the Spanish operator of satellite pay-TV platform in Spain, will end the distribution of programs and services on the Hispasat satellites at position 30 ° W.

Movistar+ broadcasts will continue on satellite only on the Astra satellite at 19.2 ° E.
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Dec 132017

Sky Subscribers can get MUTV, CFCTV and LFCTV for free

…well for a few days anyway.

As long as you pay for a Sky TV subscription, the channels are having a “free” period, meaning they are available to Sky subscribers at no extra cost.

Chelsea TV is free between 8th and 18th December 2017 on Sky channel 421

MUTV is free between 8th and 18th December 2017 on Sky channel 418

LFCTV is free between 7th and 14th December 2017 on Sky channels 429

After the offer has ended, the channels wil revert back to pay TV channels.

Dec 132017

MBC Frequencies for Nilesat and Eutelsat 8

(I am posting this for information purposes, as my inbox is being flooded by requests for the MBC frequencies on Nilesat!)

Middle East Broadcaster MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) has many popular channels like MBC2, MBC4, MBC Action , and MBC Max, that show many programmes and movies in English, will therefore be changing frequencies.

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Dec 082017

BBC extends World Snooker broadcast deal up to 2023-24 season

The BBC has agreed a five-year contract extension to broadcast World Snooker’s three major tournaments.

The deal to show the World Championship, UK Championship and the Masters on TV and online now runs until the end of the 2023-24 season.

This year’s UK Championship is under way York, with the Masters in London in January and the World Championship in Sheffield in April and May.
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Dec 082017

Premier League TV Packages revealed

The Premier League has issued the tender document for the television rights to its fixtures for the 2019-22 seasons.

The Premier League will make 200 of its 380 matches a year available, 42 more than at present, with three rounds of midweek and one of Bank Holiday games accounting for all but two of the additional fixtures.

The 2019 season will also herald the advent of regular Saturday night Premier League football, with eight matches per season on offer under a three-year contract

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Dec 062017

Is Disney about to buy into Sky TV?

Disney and Twenty-First Century Fox are closing in on a deal, and it could come as soon as next week, according to sources familiar with the matter.

CNBC has been reporting that Disney has held talks with the Rupert Murdoch-controlled media company to acquire its studio and television production assets, leaving Fox with its news and sports assets. Fox is also talking with CNBC parent company Comcast, but the talks with Disney have progressed more significantly.

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