Channel Five HD has been added to the small number of UK TV channels on the Intelsat 907 satellite.
Intelsat 907 satellite is located at 27.5 West.
The UK TV channels on Intelsat 907 as provided by Arqiva, for back up purposed should their links to the Freeview masts in the UK fail.
Contrary to rumours, the UK TV channels on this satellite are nothing to do with the military, or the fact that it is to provide UK TV to Gibraltar. They are simply a back up for Freeview.
These UK TV channels on Intelsat 907 are encrypted (with BISS codes) and are not for public use.