UPC Direct: End of test on 11.881 GHz
UPC Direct satellite platform, Luxembourg UPC DTH, completed technical tests on one of the transponders of the satellite Thor 6 (0.8°W). Transponder is not currently used for digital broadcasting.
Technical tests conducted on the UPC Direct frequency 11.881 GHz, pol. V, SR 28000, first with the FEC 7/8, then the FEC 5/6. After completion of the tests was to test the contents of multiple disconnected again.
UPC Direct uses the new position, 0.8°W, where satellites are parked Thor Thor 5 and Thor 6 of 10 transponders, which serve the needs of Czech, Slovak, Hungarian and Romanian market. Additional capacity used in conjunction with Scandinavian operator Canal Digital.