ITV/STV/UTV Manual Tuning for Satellite Viewers

  • Your guide to HD and standard definition services from ITV, STV and UTV via satellite.

Other regional services in the UK can be accessed on Sky, Freesat and generic free-to-air satellite TV receivers via manual tuning.

Here you'll find resources to help you find and tune in these services. All services are broadcast from the Astra 2 satellite system at 28.2 degrees East, the satellite that Sky and Freesat dishes should already be pointing at.

The services are broadcast on a UK spotbeam, meaning that satellite reception beyond the British Isles and near continent may be difficult or impossible.


Manual tuning for ITV  and UTV on satellite, listed in transponder frequency order.  



How to manually tune and get STV or STV2 wherever you are in the UK 
(STV2 is not available on Freesat)


Find basic instructions on how to access the manual tuning menu on Sky boxes