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Old 03-11-2016, 20:54   #106
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Re: One or two new channels coming to Freesat.

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Looking forward to This new Country Channel. Will be home from holiday on Thursday ,
BBC4 are having a country night featuring female artists tomorrow from 9pm if this interests you
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Old 05-11-2016, 20:42   #107
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Re: One or two new channels coming to Freesat.

Do u have to perform a rescan on the channels now and then if new channels have been added?
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Old 05-11-2016, 21:07   #108
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Re: One or two new channels coming to Freesat.

Depends on the box. Mine doesn't need rescanned, it picks up changes by itself. (Echostar)
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Old 06-11-2016, 01:37   #109
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Love the Country Channel
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Old 08-11-2016, 00:00   #110
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Re: One or two new channels coming to Freesat.

I have the Humax HB-1000S with freetime

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http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/tv-and-...56672-pdt.html

Will i need to rescan?
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Old 08-11-2016, 10:16   #111
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Probably not. All the decent quality boxes should take care of it. I'd say the humax qualifies as decent.
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Old 14-11-2016, 16:14   #112
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Re: One or two new channels coming to Freesat.

4Music looks like it may be going FTA opening the way for a Freesat launch.

A new FTA test has started today in addition to the encrypted version still being used by Sky.

If anyone wants to tune it in on non Freesat mode the details are:

Frequency: 12305 H
Symbol Rate: 27500
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Service ID 12000 (This is shown instead of the usual channel name).
Standard: DVB-S, QPSK

There's been no word from Freesat or The Box Plus Network about any plans to add the channel to the Freesat EPG. Freesat don't often confirm new channel launches until they've actually happened, but the addition of 4Music could be this year's Christmas present - the service has a habit of high profile launches in December.
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Old 18-11-2016, 00:11   #113
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Re: One or two new channels coming to Freesat.

4Seven HD is coming to VM, no word on Channel 4 +1 HD yet.

These channels were initially Freeview exclusives in order to help fill the two temporary HD muxes and to drive take up of Freeview HD boxes, so this must have now come to an end.

I imagine that if it's coming to cable that it will also be added to Freesat

All good for channel parity between Freeview and Freesat.
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Old 10-02-2017, 18:02   #114
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Re: One or two new channels coming to Freesat.

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4Music looks like it may be going FTA opening the way for a Freesat launch.

A new FTA test has started today in addition to the encrypted version still being used by Sky.

If anyone wants to tune it in on non Freesat mode the details are:

Frequency: 12305 H
Symbol Rate: 27500
FEC 5/6
Service ID 12000 (This is shown instead of the usual channel name).
Standard: DVB-S, QPSK

There's been no word from Freesat or The Box Plus Network about any plans to add the channel to the Freesat EPG. Freesat don't often confirm new channel launches until they've actually happened, but the addition of 4Music could be this year's Christmas present - the service has a habit of high profile launches in December.
I believe that 4Music is now available on Freesat.

This channel shows programmes other than just music eg comedy.
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Old 10-02-2017, 18:05   #115
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Channel 509, SD only.
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Old 11-02-2017, 19:48   #116
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do u need to retune the Humax 1000S to get the new channels?
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Old 11-02-2017, 21:30   #117
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Channel 509, SD only.
It doesn't have an HD variant, so Freesat viewers aren't missing anything.

I've heard a rumour that E4 HD may be the next channel from the Channel 4 stable to go FTA.
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Old 20-02-2017, 21:10   #118
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Re: One or two new channels coming to Freesat.

A new FTA female orientated channel to complement Quest starts on 15/3/17.

It will be called Quest Red, but curiously it's only being touted as coming to Freeview, Sky and Virgin Media.

I'm wondering if it will be encrypted on satellite in the same way as Quest as Freesat isn't mentioned.

Hopefully it's a mistake and this is what Discovery meant by being "free to develop new channels" as stated after the carriage dispute with Sky.
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Re: One or two new channels coming to Freesat.

BT Showcase is going HD on Freeview.

Is this channel (SD or HD) on Freesat?

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A new FTA female orientated channel to complement Quest starts on 15/3/17.

It will be called Quest Red, but curiously it's only being touted as coming to Freeview, Sky and Virgin Media.

I'm wondering if it will be encrypted on satellite in the same way as Quest as Freesat isn't mentioned.

Hopefully it's a mistake and this is what Discovery meant by being "free to develop new channels" as stated after the carriage dispute with Sky.
I believe that these channels are encrypted on satellite, if this is correct, I imagine that the forthcoming Quest 2 and Quest Red 2 will not be on Freesat either
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BT Showcase is going HD on Freeview.

Is this channel (SD or HD) on Freesat?[COLOR="Silver"]

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BT Showcase is only available on Freeview & Virgin.

Quest Red is encrypted, so is Free to View on Sky boxes only.

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