5W: BFM Business start today

Published: December 13, 2010, 15:50 TODAY!

The satellite Atlantic Bird 3 (5 ° W) began broadcasting a French Business uncoded channel BFM. The station is distributed from the transponder KB2, which was jointly used by satellite pay-TV platform Bis TV and Orange France.

BFM Business FTA broadcasts and the station is thus available for satellite DTH services client Fransa.

BFM TV is the latest business media group NextRadioTV, which already operates a news channel BFM TV, known from free (FTA) spread on Astra (19.2 ° E) and Hot Bird (13 ° E).

Business BFM sends the latest financial and economic information. Start Station 2 has been postponed. The station was originally to start November 15, 2010, launch station was later postponed to 22 November 2010 to 2 minutes before 6:00 pm.

From the outset, the BFM business offered in Orange IPTV network, followed by free networks, SFR and Bouygues Telecom Numéricâble. In addition to these networks, the program is broadcast BFM business in the digital terrestrial network TNT. Currently the station is not in the menus and TNTSAT CanalSat platform.

A new project of NexRadioTV necessitated an investment of EUR 3 million. The annual operation of the station will cost two million euros.

Technical parameters:

* Atlantic Bird 3 (5 ° W), freq 11.512 GHz, pol V, SR 29950, FEC 7 / 8, DVB-S/QPSK, FTA