Sat-UK #119 04.10.97: HOTBIRD 3 - MTV UK

Sat-UK Report #119:
- More channels on HotBird 3
- MTV UK back in hardcrypt
saturday 4th october 1997
Email: dominic@bigrp.demon.co.uk
Sat-UK Web: http://www.sat-net.com/sat-uk/
UK Satellite Control: http://www.sat-net.com/uk-satellite/
And now the news:

---------- More channels on HotBird 3

A new digital package has appeared on 12,399 H. It is a Swiss Package
consisting of the Swiss terrestrial channels, SF 1/2 (German), TSR 1/2
(French) and TSI (Italian). It also contains the radio channels SRI
(Swiss Radio International) Italiano and Francais. The whole package
except for the radio channels is encrypted in viaccess. Future channels
to appear on this satellite are ERT (Greek) from Eutelsat II-F2, and TV

---------- MTV UK back in hardcrypt

MTV UK is back in videocrypt 1, hard encrypted today. Viewers will once
again require a valid Sky card to access the channel. For all those MTV
fans who are desperate for the music, remember MTV Europe is currently
in the clear on Thor II at 0,8 degrees west!

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