May 2018


Here's the major changes that have taken place on the various satellites over India in the past month. While some of the channels listed as testing may have started full transmission, others may have ceased and still others may have since started up. The information provided is intended to be indicative of things to come...


IS 17 at 66 deg E

On 25th Sony Six, SET Asia, Sony Pix and AXN India  started on 3845 H, PowerVu; Gyana Yogi Malayalam left 3876 H; Maha Mazza replaced Maha Cartoon TV on 3932 H, FTA; Polimer Kannada started on 3966 H, FTA; Fast 24x7 started on 3968 V, FTA.

IS 20 at 68.5 deg E

On 7th R Plus Gold started on 4013 H, FTA. On 17th Jan TV Plus on 3828 V is now in FTA; Sky News International on 4195 H is now in FTA. On 20th Ten Sports Pakistan left 3712 H; News 1 India started on 3742 V, FTA. On 22nd News 30, Jai Paras TV and Sarthi TV started on 4184 V, FTA; News World India left. On 23rd Club TV started on 3893 V, FTA; Manoranjan Movies left 4116 V; Zee Kannada left 4155 V; Management Today left 4182 H. On 25th Discovery Jeet started on 3740 H, PowerVu; Samachar Plus Uttarakhand and Samachar Plus Rajasthan started on 3868 V, FTA; India TV on 3922 V is now encrypted; Times Now started on 4104 V, Irdeto; Manoranjan Movies, Prarthana Bhawan TV and Nation Today Channel started on 4116 V again, FTA; News World India is back on 4184 V, FTA.


EUTELSAT 70B at 70.5 deg E

No major changes.

INSAT 3C/4CR/ Edusat at 74 deg E

No major changes.

ABS 2 at 75 Deg E

No major changes.

APSTAR 7 at 76.5 deg E

On 12th STV Bangla left 3799 H.

THAICOM 5 at 78.5 deg E

On 3rd Super Star left 3440 H; Thai TV Global Network, The Living Show, Gen C, News 1, DDTV, TV 24 and Somaliland National TV started on 3480 H, FTA; Mizzima TVstarted on 3482 V, FTA; Mizzima TV started on 3711 H, FTA; Channel 7, 5 Plus and Channel 9  left. On 5th PSI 49  replaced France 24 English on 3440 H, BISS; Maxagro TV, STOU Channel, SBT TV, 13 Siam Thai, CAT Channel, Boonniyom TV, Suwannabhumi Channel, Chokdee TV, Fahhai TV, TV Market, Yateem TV, Chic Station, World Buddhist TV, In TV, Thai Muslim TV and White Channel started on 3480 H, BISS; Thai TV Global Network, The Living Show, Gen C, News 1, DDTV, TV 24 and Somaliland National TV left again; Thai Visions Channel started on 3505 V, BISS; JJ Channel and Good Living Channel are now encrypted; VTV 4  left 3600 H; Horn Cable TV and GTN started on 4168 H, FTA.


EXPRESS AM2 at 80 deg E

No major Changes.

INSAT 4A / G-10 at 83 deg E

On 9th DD National replaced DD Hissar on 3885 V, FTA. On 10th Se7en started on 3805 H, FTA. On 12th Raftaar Media left 3756 H. On 14th Aryan TV National left 4133 H. On 22nd Sangeet Bangla  left 11590 H; Tata Sky Music+  started on 11470 V, Videoguard; Zee Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand and Aastha Bhajan India  started on 11670 V, Videoguard; Samay National, K News 24x7, Samay Rajasthan, Samay UP/Uttarakhand and Samay Bihar/Jharkhand left 11670 V. On 28th Paras TV left 3936 H; Zonet replaced Jano Duniya on 3949 H, FTA; Channel 2 started on 3958 H, FTA; News 18 Bengali, News 18 Kannada and News 18 Punjab & Haryana & HP started on 4040 H, FTA; Kaatyayani TV left.


CHINASAT 12 at 87.5 Deg E

No major changes.


ST1 / ST2 at 88 deg E

No major changes.

YAMAL 201 / YAMAL 300K at 90 deg E

No major changes.

MEASAT 3/3A at 91.5 deg E

On 13th Cartoon Network India replaced World Heritage Channel on 3840 H, MediaCipher. On 26th Surya Comedy, MNX, Captain News, TV 9 Telugu, Republic TV, SVBC 2, Puthiya Thalaimurai, ETV Cinema, Colors Tamil, Vasanth TV, Bhakthi TV, Sai TV, Asianet News, Makkal TV, Kalaignar TV and Kalaignar Murasu TV started on 12603 H, Irdeto; Media One, 9XM, UTV Action, UTV Movies, Star Sports 2, BBC World News South Asia, RT News, Romedy Now, Chirithira, Zee Bangla, Captain TV, VH1 India, Suriyan TV, Gemini Action, Sun Action, Surya Action, DD Madhya Pradesh, Colors Infinity and Mathrubhumi News left 12603 H; Asianet Plus, Star Maa Music, News 18 Kannada, Nambikkai TV and Zee Cinemalu started on 12683 H, Nagravision; Discovery Kids India and Sun TV left 12683 H.

INSAT 4B/3A at 93.5 deg E

No major changes.


SES 8 / NSS 6 at 95 deg E

No major changes.

ASIASAT 2/5 at 100.5 deg E

On 4th UA TV started on 3960 H.

ASIASAT 7 at 105.5 deg E

On 12th News X Kannada started on 3689 H, FTA; MLQ Movies and Star Gold Movies started on 3915 V, FTA; StarMax and Star Cinema left. On 13th Dhoom News HD started on 4070 H, FTA. On 14th Joo Music and 14 News started on 3750 V, FTA; VOJK TV left 3902 V; Super Screen, Starlite TV, FilmAsia, MLQ Movies, Falak TV, Joo Music, Champion TV, A TV, Jet TV, Raaz News HD and 47 News HD left 3915 V; ARY Zauq left 4060 V; Z Action HD, MK News, PK Stage Dramas, Paul TV and Channel 4 News started on 4065 H, FTA; Prime Asia TV, Global Pashto, Prime World and Gawahi TV left; Zindagi Movies HD  left 4070 H; Kids 1, A Lite and Bestdeal started on 4176 H, FTA. On 15th Super Screen, Starlite TV, FilmAsia, MLQ Movies, Falak TV, Joo Music, Champion TV, A TV, Jet TV, Raaz News HD and 47 News HD are back on 3915 V, FTA. On 24th FTN News and BTV started on 3750 V, FTA; Zindagi Cinema HD, Joo Music and 14 News left; 72 News started on 3915 V, FTA.


SES 7 at 108 deg E

On 3rd Fashion TV Asia left 2535 H; MNC Channel replaced TVN Asia on 2655 H, Videoguard.


Chinasat 10 at 110 deg E

No major changes.

ASIASAT 6 / THAICOM 7 at 120 deg E

No major changes.

ASIASAT 9 at 122 deg EE

On 10th English Club TV, Zee Bioskop, Z Living Asia, Discovery Channel Southeast Asia, CinemaWorld, AMC Asia, Animal Planet Southeast Asia, DMAX Southeast Asia, AniPlus HD, Asian Food Channel, Eurosport 1 Asia, TLC Southeast Asia and ICTA TV left 4035 H. On 28th TVBS Asia left 4159 H.

JCSAT 3A at 128 deg E

No major changes.


No major changes.