Paralympic Coverage (archive)



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2012 Paralympic coverage on digital TV
This page has been archived for reference purposes.

With the transfer of coverage to Channel 4, UK viewers are facing the most comprehensive coverage of the Paralympics to date. This is your quick guide to which digital TV channels and radio frequencies you can catch coverage of the events on:

Television:

Analogue TV (Tyne Tees/Ulster)
  • Channel 4

Freeview
  • Standard Definition: Channel 4, 4+1 and More 4 (channels 4, 13 and 14), [multiplex D3&4, Mux 2 in Tyne Tees/Ulster].
  • High Definition: Channel 4 HD (52, not Wales), C4 PG Extra (on channel 304) [BBC-B/PSB-3 post-switchover, HD Advance Network Mux in Tyneside]
  • Audio: BBC Radio 5 live (705), Radio 5 Live Sports Extra (706) [BBC-A post-switchover, Mux B pre-switchover]

Freesat
  • Standard Definition: Channel 4, 4+1, More 4 & More 4+1 (104, 121, 124, 125) C4 Para 1-3 (channels 150-152 in SD if Freesat SD user)
  • High Definition: Channel 4 HD (126), C4 Para 1-3 (channels 150-152 in HD if Freesat HD user)
  • Audio: BBC Radio 5 live (705), BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra (706)

Sky 
  • Standard Definition: Channel 4, 4+1, More 4 & More 4+1 (104, 135, 138, 139), C4 Para 1-3 SD (channels 450-452)
  • Sky HD: Channel 4 HD (230), C4 Para 1-3 (channels 450-452), standard definition versions follow from 453.
  • Audio: BBC Radio 5 live (0105), BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra (0144)

Satellite: non-Sky or Freesat receivers
for manual tuning purposes

C4 Paralympics Extra:  
3x SD streams to appear on  
Eutelsat 28A, 28.5E: 11.469 H, S/R 27500, FEC2/3 
Labels: C4 Para 1, C4 Para 2, C4 Para 3.

2x HD streams to appear on  
Astra 1N, 28.2 E: 10921H, S/R 23000, FEC8/9 
1x HD on  
Astra 2B, 12304 H, S/R 29500, FEC 3/4  

Labels: C4 Para 1, C4 Para 2, C4 Para 3.


Virgin Media
  • Standard Definition: Channel 4, 4+1, More 4 (104, 143, 147), C4 Para 1-3 (channels 553-555)
  • High Definition: Channel 4 (142), C4 Paralympics 1-3 (channels 550-552)
  • Audio: BBC Radio 5 live (905); BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra (908)


Radio:

  • DAB digital radio: BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 5 live Olympics Extra. VHF Block 12B.
  • Analogue Radio: BBC Radio 5 live: 693 and 909 kHz MW/AM. 990 kHz in West Wales (Tywyn transmitter).
  • R5L and R5LSX on Digital TV Platforms:   Freeview and Freesat channels 705, 706, Sky channels 0105, 0144, Virgin Media channels 905 and 908.


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