85E: TV Platform Continent fill 2 transponders

Russia's new pay television TV Continent filled the first two satellite transponders on the Intelsat 15 (IS-15) at the orbital position 85 degrees east. Continent TV service operated by Orion Express.

Both multiplexes include programs in standard definition (SD) and are broadcast in the compression format MPEG-4. It is interesting that one mux in DVB-S and the second in the DVB-S2. All except the two channels are encrypted system Irdeto 2nd The viewer may receive here (yet?) Freely broadcast programs and Expert Zvezda TV.

Continent TV using satellite capacity on IS-15 in Russian union. To receive the signal in the Czech Republic is needed from the parabola 90 cm in diameter, of course, unobstructed views into the ground. Revenue Slovak conditions are favorable - especially in the east of the country.

Paket Continent TV will offer a package of SD programs and will also the first station in high definition televisions (HDTVs). It is not yet clear what HD viewers, the platform will bring.

Orion Express also operates a service to satellite TV Viva Express AM2 at position 80°E for the western part of Russia and east of the country Viva TV Vostočnyj Express at position 140°E.

Technical parameters

* Intelsat 15 (85°E) freq 12.600 GHz, pol V, SR 30000, FEC 2/3, DVB-S2/8PSK, CA Irdeto 2:

Ren TV, Domašnyj telekanal, TV Centr, RBK TV, Universal, TV3 Russia, 2x2, SET, XXL TV, AXN Sci-Fi, Feniks + Cinema, Telekanal Futbol, Eurosport, Eurosport 2, Extreme Sports, Discovery Science, Discovery World, Discovery Travel and Living, Detskyj Mir, VH1 Classic, National Geographic, and Telekafe Expert (FTA)

* Intelsat 15 (85°E) freq 12.640 GHz, pol V, SR 30000, FEC 5/6, DVB-S/QPSK, CA Irdeto 2:

Discovery Travel and Living, Chanson TV, MTV Hits, KidsCo, Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Hallmark Channel TV KHL, Continent Info, 5 Kanal, Rossiya 2 Pervyj and channel Zvezda (FTA)

EPG for any of the programs has not yet been broadcast.