Canal Digitaal has new transponder up
Canal Digitaal opens a new transponder on Astra 1G

Company M7 Group, which operates the satellite DTH platform Canal Digitaal, TV Vlaanderen and body in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, put into operation on satellite Astra 1G (23.5°E), a new transponder. The space will be used mainly for extending range of programs in high definition (HDTV).

Canal Digitaal new capacity will probably have opened on Monday 15 February 2010. The transponder will operate in standard DVB-S2 and bring in high-definition content is tailored for the Dutch market - the general channel Nederland 3 HD, Film HD program Film1 and sports television Sport1 HD.

New transponder Canal Digitaal the numerical designation 3222. The frequency of the transponder 12.129 GHz. It is adjacent transponder Skylink (12.110 GHz).

planned technical parameters:
Satellite: Astra 1G (23.5°E)
Frequency: 12.129 GHz
Polarization: Vertical
SR: 27500
FEC: 5/6
Standard: DVB-S2
Modulation: QPSK

planned / anticipated programs:
Film1 Action
Nederland3 HD (now active)
Film1 HD
Sport1 HD

Operator Canal Digitaal cooperates with the operators of domestic platforms UPC Direct (at 19.2°E) and Skylink (at 23.5 ° E). It is widely expected that new capacity will also deliver content to viewers in the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic. Unfortunately, the planned content is intended only for the markets in which operates in Group M7.

Company M7 Group currently operates 4 transponders at 19.2°E and three transponders on 23.5°E:
Astra 1G (23.5°E) freq 11.739 GHz, pol V, SR 27500, FEC 3/4, DVB-S/QPSK
Astra 1G (23.5°E) freq 11.856 GHz, pol V, SR 27500, FEC 5/6, DVB-S2/QPSK
Astra 1G (23.5°E) freq 11.914 GHz, pol H SR 27500 FEC 3/4, DVB-S/QPSK

And before you start the fourth transponder at 23.5°E.

Companies Towercom, TradeTec and M7 Group actively cooperate on exchange programs - more specifically simulcryptu channels, which are suitable for Czech, Slovak and Dutch market. Mutual porgramová match has been referred to as the SD programs Eurosport, Eurosport HD, Discovery HD Showcase, Brava HDTV, Nat Geo Wild, SD History and History HD. Projections may extend the cooperation with the planned completion of the spread UPC Direct on Astra satellite (19.2°E) and transfer services at 5 and Thor Thor 6 (0.8°W). Operator Canal Digitaal will want to cover the lost programs. It is very likely that the Skylink "put sticking hole" Canal Digitaal - can now offer JimJam from 23.5°E and also plans to include children's spring menu bebe tv television in standard definition.
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