31 March : CNN Int end analog transmission on Astra
* 2010-03-11 11:58:51 / Paulina Nietrzpiel
* Last update: 2010-03-11 13:23:46
* Source: infosat.de
The European revolution of the transition from analogue to digital broadcasting in the U.S. reflected the information channel CNN International Europe, which at the end of the month will no longer benefit from analogue into Europe. March 31, 2010 year will only broadcast digitally from the satellite Astra 1M (19.2 E). Analog transmissions will disappear from Astra 1KR (19.2 E), the frequency 11.612 GHz, pol. V.
CNN International Europe is now available digitally on the same orbital position but at different frequencies: Astra (19.2E) 11.778 GHz, pol. V, SR 27500, FEC 3 / 4, DVB-S/MPEG-2.
Digital channel CNN International Europe is free and unscrambled (FTA). To his collection, the normal, digital satellite receiver. Outside can also receive dozens of other free to air television and radio programs.
The reason for the end of analogue CNN International Europe is to reduce the costs of distribution channel. Complete the transition from analogue to digital reception on Astra satellites will be completed in two years - in the spring of 2012.
CNN International is also free of charge transmitted by satellite Astra 2 (28.2 ° E).