Nov 212015

Channel Five satellite changes in the next few weeks.

In the next few week, there will be some technical changes happening to Channel Five on satellite.

In the past Channel Five have operated five regional variations of Channel Five, for more specific advertising.

Earlier this year, since 1st August 2015, there has been just one national version of Channel 5, showing the same adverts.

Now in the next couple of weeks, four of the Channel Five regional variations will close, leaving just one feed covering the whole of the UK.
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Aug 032015

Sky HD subscribers have spotted that the high definition variant of Channel 5 has moved to channel 105 across the whole of the UK.

Previously, only viewers in parts of central and southern England and Wales could watch Channel 5 HD on Sky channel 105.

Channel 5 HD is encrypted and forms part of the Sky TV subscription service, thus the changes only apply to Sky HD subscribers. Other Sky viewers will continue to see the standard defintion version of Channel 5 on 105.