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UK Satellite Service Announcement

The satellite on which CNBC is distributed to the United Kingdom is changing on Thursday 3rd October at 11pm. Although every effort has been made by our suppliers to limit disruption, there is a slight possibility some viewers may experience difficulty viewing CNBC for a short period of time.

Sky, Virgin Media and Freesat viewers do not need to act ­your service provider will manage the switchover and you should not experience any issues.

Viewers using other platforms who experience difficulties after 11pm on 3rd October may need to inform their provider to ensure they are switched to the new satellite ­ details as follows.

Transponder details from 30th September to 10th October for the alternative short term capacity will be:Satellite: Astra 1NTransponder: 36 Downlink Frequency (MHz): 12 401.00

Downlink Polarity: vertical

FEC: 2/3

Symbol Rate: 27,500 M/s

Transponder details following the changes from 4th October will be:

Satellite: Astra 2F

Transponder: G8

Downlink Frequency (MHz): 12 610.50

Downlink Polarity: vertical

FEC: 5/6

Symbol Rate: 22,000 M/s

Should you experience any other issues, please contact your service provider.