What satellite does Freeview NZ use?

Optus D1 satellite
Freeview Satellite uses the Optus D1 satellite to broadcast, on two transponders, leased from Kordia.

How do you tune a TV with built in Freeview NZ?

Guide to Tuning

  1. Press the Menu or Settings on your remote.
  2. Select Programmes / Broadcast / Channel / Set-Up.
  3. Select Tuning option, if you’re prompted to choose between Analogue/ATV and Digital/DTV, always pick Digital/DTV.
  4. Start Auto Tuning or Auto Set-Up to start tuning, on some TVs you have to select Start to confirm.

What 2021 TVs have ATSC 3.0 tuner?

The best TVs with ATSC 3.0 tuners

  1. Samsung QN90A Neo QLED TV. The best TV with ATSC 3.0. Specifications.
  2. Sony Bravia XR A80J OLED. The best Sony OLED with ATSC 3.0. Specifications.
  3. LG G1 OLED. A premium 4K OLED with NextGen TV. Specifications.
  4. LG GX OLED TV. The first ATSC 3.0 OLED TV. Specifications.

What should my satellite settings for Freeview?

If your telly gets Freesat or Sky subscription-based services, you want to align your satellite dish towards the Astra 2 Satellites or the Eurobird. For Astra 2 Satellites, the satellite alignment should be at 28.2E while for Eurobird, moving the dish to 28.5E should do the trick.

What is the encoding of Freeview TV channels?

All digital terrestrial television channels are encoded in H.264 and subject to a MPEG-LA controlled transmission patent licensing tax which is in included in the Freeview broadcaster cost and varies on viewership figures.

What is UHF TV in New Zealand?

UHF TV signal comes from transmission towers dotted across the New Zealand landscape. Each tower broadcasts to the homes around it, so you can get extra regional TV channels via UHF and you can pick it up using a UHF aerial.

Where do TV signals come from in New Zealand?

There are two types of TV signals in New Zealand: UHF and Satellite. Satellite TV signal comes from an actual satellite up there in the atmosphere, so it’s available everywhere in New Zealand where the sun shines and you can pick it up using a Satellite Dish. UHF TV signal comes from transmission towers dotted across the New Zealand landscape.

What channels are available for DTV in New Zealand?

DTV channels 40-48 (622 – 694 MHz) are allocated for DTV in NZ but assignment is subject to future Cabinet decisions and they are not currently available for licencing.