August 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 7th Yo TV left 3932 H. On 26th RTV started on 3876 H, FTA; Sigaram TV and Gyana Yogi Telugu left.

IS 20 at 68.5 deg E

On 4th Top TV started on 3742 V, FTA. On 8th Club TV left 3893 V; News 30 and Subharti TV left 4184 V. On 13th True Sports TV started on 3752 V, FTA; Zee Classic started on 3809 V, Conax. On 25th News 30, Subharti TV, Naaptol Malayam and Bhaarat Today started on 3791 H, FTA; Republic TV and Jai Paras TV left. On 28th Bangla Talkies started on 4090 H, 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

On 7th Apostolic Oneness Network left 3618 V.

APSTAR 7 at 76.5 deg E

On 5th True Cable TV started on 4019 V, FTA. On 7th TV Maldives, YES, Channel 13, PSM News and Munnaaru left 3848 V. On 17th TV Maldives on 3660 V is now in FTA. On 25th Fashion TV Asia started on 3780 V, FTA.

THAICOM 5 at 78.5 deg E

On 4th A Film, Toon Toon and Good Living Channel started on 3505 V, BISS. On 5th Dopa Channel moved from 4006 V to 3955 V, FTA; Maxagro TV left 4040 V. On 6th HornSat Islamic, Horn Shopping Network, HornSat Series, HornSat Action, HornSat Hindi, HornSat Drama, HornSat Kids, HornSat TV Shows and HornSat Cooking started on 4152 H, FTA; Somali Cable started on 4168 H, FTA & left on 13th; GTN and HornSat left. On 11th IPM Show, IPM Show 2, IPM Show 3 and Nhang Channel started on 3480 H, BISS. On 25th Hit Square replaced Goodfilms TV on 3440 H, FTA.


EXPRESS AM2 at 80 deg E

No major Changes.

INSAT 4A / G-10 at 83 deg E

On 3rd Colors Odia and Colors Gujarati started on 3805 H, FTA; Surya Bhakti started on 4034 H, FTA. On 11th Kalinga TV left 3756 H; Topper TV on 4072 H is now in FTA & scrambled again on 18th. On 23rd Tata Sky Devotion started on 11630 H, Videoguard; Tata Sky Beauty started on 11510 V, Videoguard; OK India and DD Odia started on 11550 V, Videoguard. On 25th Kalinga TV is back on 3756 H, FTA; Colors Odia on 3805 H is now encrypted; Colors Gujarati left; Zingaat and Bkar News left 4054 H; Wow Movies & Music started on 11470 H, Videoguard; News World India left. On 26th Care World TV started on 3958 H, FTA. On 28th Dhamaal, Dillagi, Tak Dhina Din, Mauja Mostii, Dhamaal Gujjuu, Se7en, Bizz News, Shalini Plus, K News 24x7 and Naaptol Bangla started on 3925 H, FTA.


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

On 21st Raz TV and Ru TV left 3645 L.

MEASAT 3/3A at 91.5 deg E

On 19th RT News started on 4120 H, FTA; FightBox HD left. On 22nd Sun Music  left 11182 V; Sathiyam TV, DD Saptagiri, Shalom TV India, Media One, Jaihind TV, Lotus News, FYI TV 18, NTV, We, AKD Calcutta News, UTV Action, Suvarna News, News 18 Bihar & Jharkhand, News 18 Tamil, DD Malayalam, Amrita TV, ETV Telangana, News 18 Kerala, Star Suvarna Plus and News X started on 12563 H, Irdeto; Comedy Central India, Nat Geo Wild Asia, Zee Talkies, Zee Café, Channel V India, Sony Max India, Sahara One, Aaj Tak, CNN International South Asia, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1, Zee Marathi, National Geographic India, Filmy, Star Jalsha, Colors Bangla, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Sony Six and Neo Sports left; CTVN AKD Plus and Naxatra News started on 12603 H, Irdeto; Sony Ten 3 left; DD India started on 12683 H, FTA.

INSAT 4B/3A / GSAT 15 / GSAT 17 at 93.5 deg E

On 6th RK News started on 4085 V, FTA; Free TV left. On 22nd Thanthi TV and Media One started on 11510 H, Conax; Prameya News 7 left. On 29th DD Manipur  left 3797 H; Tehzeeb, Maharashtra 1 and Sadhna News Madya Pradesh/Chhattisgarh started on 4085 V, FTA.


SES 8 / NSS 6 at 95 deg E

On 22nd Media One left 11037 H.

ASIASAT 2/5 at 100.5 deg E

On 8th Libya Al Wataniya started on 3820 V, FTA.

ASIASAT 7 at 105.5 deg E

On 4th Public News started on 4153 H, FTA & then left on 8th. On 13th Big Magic, Big Ganga, Big Thrill, Big Ganga Talkies, Big Magic Punjab and Big Magic HD started on 3890 V, FTA. On 17th Sahar Urdu left 3880 H; Cine PK left 3902 V; Star Films and N TV started on 4065 H, FTA; Star 1 and N TV left; Royal Entertainment replaced B4U Movies Asia Pacific on 4070 H, FTA. On 24th B Cinema replaced S TV on 4065 H, FTA; Mega Movies replaced Azad TV Middle East on 4146 H, FTA.


SES 7 at 108 deg E

No major changes.


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

No major changes.

JCSAT 3A at 128 deg E

No major changes.

APSTAR 6 AT 134 deg E

On 10th CGTN, CCTV Entertainment, Zhejiang Satellite TV International, Fujian Straits TV, China Movie, Dragon TV International, CCTV 4 Europe and Hunan TV International left 3840 H.