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Test transmissions for Channel 5 and its family of channels have begun on a new satellite transponder, ahead of an expected frequency change.

Sky has today announced a new multi-year extension of its broadcast partnership with Formula 1. Sky will continue to be the only place to watch every F1 race in the UK and Ireland until 2029.

Sky Sports will broadcast more Scottish Premiership and league matches than ever following a new deal that’s been signed with the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL).

Viewers will be able to access Sky’s satellite dish-free service on their own TV, with the launch of Sky’s new palm-sized Sky Stream device.

After a year’s delay, Hot Bird 13F is ready to be shipped to its launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The new satellite is one of two to replace aging satellites and boost reception.

Sports channel FreeSports is no longer available on Sky’s satellite service for the Republic of Ireland. It’s the second time the channel has dropped off the platform.