February 2019


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 9th Malai Murasu TV left 3894 H; Anaadi TV left 3932 H; 24 News, Velicham TV, Flowers TV, Darshana TV Middle East and Tunes 6 Music left 3968 V; Darshana TV left 3980 V; Flowers International left 3984 H; Darshana TV Middle East and Athmeeya Yathra TV started on 4006 H, FTA. On 25th T TV left 3932 H; Harvest TV started on 3980 V, FTA; TV 1 News 24x7 left; Aljazeera English started on 12610 V, FTA.

IS 20 at 68.5 deg E

On 4th Living Rootz, Living Travelz, Z Living Asia and Zee Cinemalu left 3780 H; Living Rootz and Z Living Asia left 3974 V. On 25th Disha TV left 3742 V; Boom Music and Naaptol Blue left 3868 V; Manoranjan Movies and Frontier TV started on 4116 V, FTA. On 26th Sahana News, Colors Gujarati Cinema and Colors Bangla Cinema started 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

On 4th Z Living Asia left 3658 H.

APSTAR 7 at 76.5 deg E

On 12th Asian Action Channel started on 4155 H, Irdeto. On 15th Joyjatra TV started on 3799 H, FTA.

THAICOM 5 at 78.5 deg E

On 5th @TV, Shop & Show, Mangorn, Nhang Channel, Aktion and R Family left 3520 H.


EXPRESS AM2 at 80 deg E

No major Changes.

INSAT 4A / G-10 at 83 deg E

On 15th Sony Ten Golf HD left 11550 H; Sony Rox left 11470 V. On 19th Jano Duniya started on 3949 H, FTA; Box Cinema started on 4054 H, FTA. On 21st Nation First started on 3805 H, FTA; 9XM is now in FTA; Channel One News left; All time and Republic Bharat started on 3925 H, FTA; Non Stop Samachar India left. On 23rd YBN News and Naxatra News left 3874 H.


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 4th Da Vinci Asia started on 3840 V, Irdeto. On 7th Naaptol Telugu started on 12603 H, Irdeto.

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

On 11th TV 9 Kannada and Puthiya Thalaimurai left 11050 V. On 14th ETV Andhra Pradesh, DD Chandana, Sony Pix, Raj TV, Udaya News, Suvarna News, Jaya Plus, STV Haryana News, Mega TV, ETV Telangana, Sony ESPN, Jeevan TV, Fakt Marathi, Thirai Ulagam, A1 TV, Sandesh News and Colors Kannada started on 11510 H, Conax; Shalom TV India, Star Pravah, Shop CJ, Bhakthi TV, Evergreen Classics, Aastha India and Sanskar TV left. On 15th Sony Rox left 11670 H. On 16th Naxatra News, Jaya Max and Abzy started on 11470 H, Conax; Multiplex and Vaani TV left 11470 H; National Geographic India, ABP Ananda, Sony Six and Shraddha Mh One started on 11590 H, Conax; Asianet Plus, Zee Kalinga, ABN, SVBC and Public TV left 11590 H. On 26th News 18 Rajasthan, Maha Movie and News 18 Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand started on 11510 V, FTA; Republic Bharat and Khushboo TV Bangla started on 11550 V, FTA; News 18 Rajasthan and News 18 Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand left; DD Meghalaya started on 11630 V, FTA. On 29th DD Arunachal Pradesh and Tez started on 11090 V, FTA; Surya Samachar started on 11170 V, FTA .


SES 8 / NSS 6 at 95 deg E

No major changes.

ASIASAT 2/5 at 100.5 deg E

On 4th The Way TV replaced STV Bangla on 3960 H, FTA. On 15th Fox Life Malaysia started on 3980 V, Irdeto; Stingray CMusic left 4040 H. On 30th France 24 Français started on 4040 H, FTA.

ASIASAT 7 at 105.5 deg E

On 4th Living Zen started on 3732 V, FTA; Zee Café, & flix and Zee Bangla International are now in FTA; Z Living Asia left. On 6th Zee Cinemalu on 3820 V is now encrypted. On 15th BTV on 3690 V is now in FTA; Zee Café, & flix, Living Zen and Zee Bangla International on 3732 V are encrypted again; Public News left 3745 V; Star Asia and Movies OK started on 3750 V, FTA; TV Time and Fast News left; Arirang Arab left 3755 V; Zee Anmol Cinema, Zee Keralam, Zee Action, Zee Bollywood, Living Foodz, & pictures, & TV and Zee Yuva on 3820 V are now encrypted; Star Sports 1 Telugu and Star Sports 1 Kannada started on 3860 V, Videoguard; Heavens TV left 3902 V; Shama News started on 3915 V, FTA; Joo Music and Punjab TV left; TCM Asia and Cartoon Network Asia left 3960 H; Star Sports 3 replaced Channel V India on 3980 V, Videoguard; VoA TV Persian left 4040 H; As News and Bible TV Global started on 4065 H, FTA; Time Movies and Jun On TV left; TV Time started on 4070 H, FTA; Star Galaxy, Movies 24/7 and Royal Classic left; AVT Khyber, Khyber News, Kay 2 and Pashto 1 left 4076 H; Venus TV left 4082 H; News Plus, Today News, Cine PK, Nazair News and Shine Star TV started on 4146 H, FTA; Ib TV, Movies Active and MovieMax left; AXM replaced AXN Pakistan on 4165 H, FTA; Cineplex, Telemall and Grace TV started on 4176 H, FTA; Music Box, Super Screen and Champion TV left; Sony Rox and Sony Ten Golf HD left 4180 V. On 18th Fight Sports on 4100 V is now encrypted. On 21st DreamWorks TV on 4100 V is now encrypted. On 28th MyTV started on 4100 V, FTA.


SES 7 at 108 deg E

No major changes.


Chinasat 10 at 110 deg E

No major changes.


THAICOM 4 / BANGABANDHU 1 at 119.5 deg E

On 5th Sangshad TV replaced News 24 on 10805 V, FTA. On 7th BTV Chittagong, Boishakhi TV, Somoy News TV and NTV left 10880 V. On 14th BTV Chittagong, Boishakhi TV, Somoy News TV and NTV are back on 10880 V, FTA.

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

No major changes.