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Good news for Freesat? Astra 2E satellite launched

Very good news for the UK millions of satellite homes: from today there will be another satellite full - up to 60 transponders - of television to receive signals from.

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Householder guide to satellite dishes

Installation of satellite television dishes: householder's planning guide

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New satellite footprints page

A new page has been added to UK Free TV to show the satellite coverage areas - known as footprints - for each of the satellites used to cover the UK.

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BBC free to air satellite channels - generic free satellite equipment retune

If you have a satellite reciever that is not branded by Sky or Freesat, then you will need to retune due to satellite transponders changes to introduce BBC HD.

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Freesat reception - all about dishes

Satellite reception has both advantages and disadvantages compared with terrestrial (aerial) reception.

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Michael's "Pay TV" investigation

Michael asks important questions about satellite "gatekeeper" Sky

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BBC HD to switch to DVB-S2 on 6th June 2011

The BBC will switch to the higher-capacity modern modulation scheme for the BBC HD and BBC One HD channels on satellite.

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Changes to BBC HD transmissions on Astra satellites on 20 September 2012

In preparation for the launch of the Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland versions of BBC One HD, the BBC are making a small change to the way the transponder is configured.

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New Astra 1N satellite to offer more UK-focused capacity - and soon

The launch of a new satellite offers the possibility for improvement and expansion of free-to-air satellite standard and high definition channels on Freesat and fSfS.

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