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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.
Householder guide to satellite dishes
Installation of satellite television dishes: householder's planning guide
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.
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.
Freesat reception - all about dishes
Satellite reception has both advantages and disadvantages compared with terrestrial (aerial) reception.
No satellite signal? Check your dish for snow!
Just a quick reminder, as snow has started falling in parts of the UK that it doesn't normally reach.
Michael's "Pay TV" investigation
Michael asks important questions about satellite "gatekeeper" Sky
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.
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.
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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Karen Murphy scores against the Premier League and Sky
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ASTRA 1N satellite has entered commercial service
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BBC satellite services moving to Astra 1N on 24th February 2012
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BBC to reduce satellite transponders from seven to six on 7 October 2011
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Sky halves EPG charges for public service broadcasters and saves BBC local radio
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Football in pubs ruling upheld by the High Court
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BBC satellite changes: radio, BBC ONE HD, Red button reduction 12-15 October 201
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