Jun 012015

As mentioned in a previous post ( ) preparations are taking place to move channels from Eutelsat 28A to the new Astra 2G satellite.

And last night some of those preparations took place.

A number of channels on 4 frequencies on Eutelsat 28A moved to the Astra 2F satellite.

Interestingly they have been moved to the UK beam of the 2F satellite.

And not the European beam.

This will mean that these channels may have been lost for some viewers in southern Spain, Portugal, South of France and Italy, as their satellite dishes are now too small to receive these channels on their new “temporary” beam.

It is unknown if these channels will remain on a UK beam or be on the European bean if and when they move to their permanent home Astra 2G.

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Jun 042014

Next batch of Sky HD channels lost on cardshare systems

Further to the last post on this subject ( ), yesterday another round of Sky HD channels are no longer available on cardsharing systems.

Sky Movies Family HD
Sky Movies Showcase HD
Sky Movies Drama HD
Sky Movies Thriller HD
Sky Movies Greats HD
Sky Movies Select HD

The current list of Sky HD channels no longer available on cardshare system is:
Sky 1 HD
Sky living HD
Sky Atlantic HD
History HD
Crime HD
National Geographic UK HD
Nat Geo Wild HD
Sky Arts 1 HD
Sky Arts 2 HD
Sky Premier HD
Sky Sci Fi / Horror HD
Sky Disney HD
Sky Family HD
Sky Showcase HD
Sky Drama HD
Sky Thriller HD
Sky Greats HD
Sky Select HD

Expect more in the coming weeks, maybe the Sky Sports HD channels are next…