Jun 292015

This morning the remaining channels on Eutelsat 28A were moved to the new Astra 2G satellite.

The channels were previously on a “European beam” with easy to receive coverage over most of Europe.
With their move to Astra 2, they have been placed on the UK spot beam, meaning some viewers in southern Europe may have lost these channels as their dish is not large enough to receive them on their new beam.

There is no indication as to whether this move to the UK beam is a temporary or permanent move.
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Apr 292015

Food Network and CBS Reality have become one of the latest free-to-air channels to change frequencies on satellite.

This is part of a recent shuffle around of services on satellite to make best use of capacity.

Users of Sky or Freesat satellite receivers should not have to do anything, as their receivers will automatically update to the new frequencies.
Users of non-Sky or Freesat satellite receivers must now retune in order to keep Food Network, Food Network+1 and CBS Reality.

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