Business channel CNBC and Germany’s DW English are now exclusively available in HD via Astra 19.2E after the standard definition versions of both services were discontinued at the beginning of the year.
DW English offered viewers a one-month transition to the new HD service after launching DW English HD on Astra 19.2 on 1st December. CNBC has been broadcast in HD on Astra 19.2 since 2019.
CNBC SD is currently only distributed free-to-air via satellite on Astra 2G for UK and Ireland audiences.
CNBC HD is available via Astra 19.2 on the following parameters:
– 11171 H, Symbol Rate 22000, FEC 3/4, DVB-S2 – 8PSK
DW English HD is available via Astra 19.2 on the following parameters:
– 11778 H, Symbol Rate 29500, FEC 9/10, DVB-S2 – QPSK