EUs audiovisual satellite service drops Eutelsat Hotbird
Monday, February 12th, 2007


Europe by Satellite, the audiovisual service of the European Union, advises that from 1 March 2007 it will no longer be available via the Eutelsat Hotbird satellite. From that date, the service will only be carried free-to-air on Sirius 2 at 4.8 degrees East, with the following parameters:

Transponder B1
Centre Frequency 11727.480 MHz
Polarisation Offset 0 degrees
Polarisation State Horizontal
FEC Rate 3/4*188/204
Symbolrate 27.5 Megasymbols/s
A table of PID mappings for the different languages can be found on this page: http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/ebs/satellite_en_new.cfm

(Source: EbS)