PANAMSAT 8 166.0E

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 PANAMSAT 8 C BAND FTA Channels
Last Updated 2/01/06
MTV China ? Digital


Arirang TV World 2 Korean&English Digital



CCTV 4 Chinese Digital P1 D V
CCTV 9 English Digital

V
CCTV E&F Spanish&French Digital



Much TV Taiwanese Digital



ERA News Taiwanese Digital



Azio TV Asia Chinese Digital



Videoland Sports Japan Digital



SET International Chinese Digital


Da Ai TV Chinese Digital


CTI TV Asia Chinese Digital


Hwazan Satellite TV Chinese Digital


Knowledge Channel Filipino Digital


CNBC TV 18 English Digital



BBC World English Digital P1

EWTN Asia English Digital P1 D V
FTV Entertainment Taiwanese Digital



FTV News Channel Taiwanese Digital


NHK World TV Japanese Digital P1

Gem TV
Digital



Net 25 Filipino Digital


ABC Asia Pacific English Digital P1

ABC Asia Pacific India English Dig4:22



PANAMSAT 8 KU BAND FTA Channels
On Australian Beam
TV Chile Digital
Utilísima Satelital Digital
TVE Internacional Asia-Africa Digital
Dwelle
Antenna Pacific Digital
Ishtar TV Digital
Zee Action Digital
Zee Premier Digital
Zee TV Asia Pacific Digital
Zee Music Asia Digital
Zee Punjabi Digital
Assyriasat Digital
Syria Satellite Channel Digital

PANAMSAT 8 Information
Cband coverage from this satellite is reasonably strong in all of the Asia-Pacific region. The main service of interest on this bird is Abc Asia Pacific service from Australia, containing quality news and programming in English. There are several other English language channels here as well as over 30 FTA Radio services.

There is currently a Taiwanese MUX on Cband , many services here for a possible pay tv service. They are often FTA!

In New Zealand some beams on this satellites Cband, require dishes over 3.7m in size.

The Ku band on this satellite has 3 Beams, One on Australia, One South East Asia, the other on North East Asia. The only one commonly seen in Australia and in some parts of NZ is the Australian Beam. The N.E Asia beam has been received on a 2.4m solid in Northern Australia.

The KU N.E Asia beam is rumoured to be moving to cover NZ in Early 2006

There are several Pay TV providers here as well, ABS-CBN, Jade World, SelecTV and the PanGlobal Globecast platform. These platforms often have a few channels running as FTA.

The Ku band is also used by Internet providers such as Ihug for data transmission.