Jan 222014

The BBC has started test transmissions for an additional Red Button stream on satellite for the duration of the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

The BBC have said that there will be up to two Red Button streams available on digital TV platforms,where as normally they operate just one Red Button stream. A temporary Red Button service was also created last Summer. The BBC has said that it will continue to offer a temporary Red Button stream for the major sports events this year.

The test are on the Astra 2F satellite Frequency: 12.552 polarisation: vertical symbol rate: 22.000  FEC: 5/6 Tag ID: 54190

The stream is showing the BBC Digital Widescreen Test Transmission

Jan 182014

Winter Olympics 2014
6 to 23 February 2014.

The BBC Trailer

BBC will be providing around 200 hours of live coverage on TV.

BBC Olympic Coverage – BBC reception in Spain – Astra – Astra 2E – Astra 2F – New Satellite Spain

Winter Olympics on Satellite TV:

Winter Olympics on BBC TV – Coverage Details

Winter Olympics – Events Schedule