Jun 182015

Astra 2G, the third and final new UK TV satellite at the Astra 28 east slot is now live and carrying channels.

Although at the time of writing there has been no official statement from SES or any broadcasters.

But about a dozen frequencies have moved to Astra 2G from Astra 2E, Astra 2F and the aging Eutelsat 28A over the last few days.

As a result of these moves, most UK viewers should see a slight improvement in signal.

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Nov 252014

Astra 2G Satellite, and Proton rocket moved to launch pad – 23 November 2014 – Video

On the 23rd November 2014, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, commenced the roll out of the the launch vehicle (ILV) “Proton-M” with the upper stage “Breeze-M” and the spacecraft “Astra-2G” to the launch pad. The ILV is now installed on its launch pad.

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