Q: Can someone confirm what Galaxy is? Is it a DTH-channel package similar 
to Sky in the UK?
Eddie McKendrick, UK

Galaxy is a Australian Pay-TV-Operator, which began operation in January 95. 
Initially transmitting programs by microwave, today Galaxy transmitts his 
channels via satellite in MPEG-II. Galaxy merged with the Foxtel Cable TV 
company, so you can get them by cable or direct via satellite. The 
MPEG-receivers are made by PACE.
The connevtion fee is AUS-$ 19,95 and the monthly fee AUS-$ 39,95 for the 
following package:
Nickelodeon, Arena, TV-1,Encore, Showtime, The Value Channel, red. Premier 
Sports, Discovery, World movies and BBC-WS.
Dr.Dish (Christian Mass)
drdish@tv - the first european satellite info channel

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