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What is the best satellite for Freesat?

 

Freesat uses the same group of Astra satellites at 28.2°E as the Sky subscription satellite service.
Currently (2020) these satellites are Astra 2E, Astra 2F and Astra 2G.
The free channels like BBC ITV C4 and Five all use the same satellites and frequencies no matter what system (Sky or Freesat), you use. There is no individual Sky or Freesat satellite

More information on Freesat : https://www.satandpcguy.com/freesat/

What satellite should I use in Spain?

 

UK TV comes from a group of three satellites, located at 28 east. These are the Astra 2 satellites, and carry English speaking TV.

As Spain is on the outer footprint of the Astra 2 coverage, reception of channels will depends where exactly you are in Spain, and what size satellite dish you are using.

UK TV in Spain

 

Can i watch UK TV in the Costa Blanca

 

UK TV is available to expats in the Costa Blanca area of Spain.

Even with the recent introduction of new UK TV satellites reception of all UK TV channels is very good.

Reception of the main UK TV channels, like BBC and ITV, via satellite, using a satellite receiver or Freesat set top box, will mean you have to have a satellite dish measuring a minimum of 90x110cm “1m”.

For some areas of Costa Blanca, a minimum 110x120cm satellite dish is required for reception of UK TV in Spain via the likes of Freesat.

For some areas of Costa Blanca, a minimum 125x135cm satellite dish is required for reception of UK TV in Spain via the likes of Freesat.

With the very good satellite signals in the Costa Blanca area, UK TV by satellite is still the best option for receiving and watching UK TV.

For more information on watching and receiving UK TV in the Costa Blanca see > https://www.satandpcguy.com/uk-tv-in-spain/uk-satellite-tv-in-the-costa-blanca/

Can I get UK TV in Valenica

 

UK TV is available to expats in the Valencia area of Spain.

Even with the recent introduction of new UK TV satellites reception of all UK TV channels is very good.

Reception of the main UK TV channels, like BBC and ITV, via satellite, using a Sky digibox, or Freesat set top box, will mean you have to have a satellite dish measuring a minimum of 90x110cm “1m”.

For some areas of Valencia, a minimum 110x120cm satellite dish is required for reception of BBC and ITV via Freesat and Sky.

For some areas of Valencia, a minimum 125x135cm satellite dish is required for reception of BBC and ITV via Freesat and Sky.

For more information on the reception of UK TV in Valencia see > https://www.satandpcguy.com/uk-tv-in-spain/uk-satellite-tv-in-valencia/

Can I receive UK TV in Barcelona

 

UK TV is available to expats in northern Spain and the Barcelona and Catalonia areas of Spain.

However, with the recent introduction of new UK TV satellites reception of some channels in the Barcelona Catalonia and northern areas of Spain can be hard.

Reception of the main UK TV channels, like BBC and ITV, via satellite, using a Sky digibox, or Freesat set top box, may mean you have to have a very large satellite dish.

For more information on Sky TV in Barcelona > https://www.satandpcguy.com/uk-tv-in-spain/uk-satellite-tv-in-barcelona-and-catalonia/

Can I get Sky TV in Barcelona

 

UK TV is available to expats in northern Spain and the Barcelona and Catalonia areas of Spain.

However, with the recent introduction of new UK TV satellites reception of some channels in the Barcelona Catalonia and northern areas of Spain can be hard.

Reception of the main UK TV channels, like BBC and ITV, via satellite, using a Sky digibox, or Freesat set top box, may mean you have to have a very large satellite dish.

For more information on Sky TV in Barcelona > https://www.satandpcguy.com/uk-tv-in-spain/uk-satellite-tv-in-barcelona-and-catalonia/

Can I get BBC iPlayer in Spain?

 

Yes.
BBC iPlayer is designed for use UK residents only.
British expats living in US, Australia, Canada, Germany, UAE, or Spain cannot watch any content on BBC iPlayer directly, as their internet IP address will be blocked.

You can use a Smart DNS service, like SMARTDNSPROXY, to access BBC iPlyer in Spain.

For more information on Smart DNS services and VPNs for unblocking iPlayer in Spain > https://www.satandpcguy.com/on-demand-and-catch-up-tv-in-spain/smart-dns-services/

Can I use my UK TV in Spain?

 

Simple answer is Yes, a UK TV will work in Spain.

There used to be issues with the older analogue TV systems, where for example, if you connect a Spanish TV aerial into an English TV, you had pictures but no audio.

But now, most TVs have HDMI connections for use with Freesat HD or Sky HD satellite receivers, so there are no issues with these.

Spanish TV received via a TV aerial in Spain can also be received on a UK TV in Spain.

More information on using UK TVs in Spain : https://www.satandpcguy.com/tdt-digital-tv-spain/will-uk-tv-work-spain/

What frequency is Sky TV?

 

Sky TV uses approximately 100 frequencies.
There is not one single frequency used.
Which frequency your Sky digibox uses will depend which channel you have selected on your Programme Guide.

Which satellite do I use for Freesat?

 

Freesat uses the same group of Astra satellites at 28.2°E as the Sky subscription satellite service.
Currently (2020) these satellites are Astra 2E, Astra 2F and Astra 2G.
The free channels like BBC ITV C4 and Five all use the same satellites and frequencies no matter what system (Sky or Freesat), you use. There is no individual Sky or Freesat satellite

More information on Freesat : https://www.satandpcguy.com/freesat/