ZDF will disappear temporarily from Hot Bird during the World Cup
Coverage provided Eutelsat orbital position of 13 degrees East in areas like the Middle East and North Africa obliges the second public television channel Germans to cease their emissions within a month.
While disputing the World Cup in South Africa from June 11 to July 11, ZDF in the Hot Bird satellite is replaced by the cultural channel ZDF Infokanal, which can also be captured in open Astra (19.2 ° East). Once finished the World Cup, from July 12, ZDF will revert back to their emissions through the Hot Bird, always open.
ZDF This measure comes after news that the other German public channel ARD, broadcasts will cease from July 11 in Hot Bird.
The programming of both channels of television will remain the same, unchanged, in Astra.