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 042015
 

Channel Five had operated five versions of Channel Five, for advertising purposes.

The five Channel Five regions were London, South/Central England and Wales, Northern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, which enabled advertisers to target specific regions.

However, it appears that on the 1st August 2015, advertising on these five versions is the same. So all five regional variations of Channel 5 serving different parts of the UK on satellite are now simulcasting the same content.

Channel Fives new owners Viacom considers running these five regional variations financially unviable.

So what is happening to the five Channel Five versions on satellite?

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