BlueSky TV given extra channels

Satellite set-top box operators have issued over-the-air programming (OTA) updates to enable customers to watch the Democrat-operated BlueSky TV on an additional three channels in a bid to solve signal interference problems facing the popular political station.

Supinya Klangnarong, a member of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) committee to oversee consumer protection, said viewers experiencing problems will be able to watch BlueSky by switching to other channels.

The move comes after the committee held talks with set-top box providers in response to a flood of complaints about recent signal disruption of BlueSky’s political broadcasts. 

BlueSky has been used to broadcast the activities of anti-government protesters led by Suthep Thaugsuban and of the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC). 

Ms Supinya said viewers could now watch BlueSky via a GMMZ set-top box on channels 104, 114 and 282.

PSI set-top boxes can use channels 73, 147, 247 and RS Sunbox set-top boxes can use channels 157, 158, 159.

Those owning set-top boxes from the so-called "big four" group of providers ― Dynasat, Thaisat, Leotech, Infosat ― are advised to unplug and plug in their devices before choosing channels 15, 16 and 34 to watch BlueSky programmes.  

Audiences with old models of set-top boxes which do not allow OTA updates could watch BlueSky by tuning in to three frequencies: 1.3745 V 2500, 2.4095 V 2222 and 3.3600 H 26667, Ms Supinya said. 

Share your thoughts

Discussion 1 : 04/02/2014 at 06:00 AM
USA FOX the same type of channel that is opinion not news
Discussion 2 : 04/02/2014 at 05:32 AM
NBTC wants to please dem's mastermind big boss.
Discussion 3 : 04/02/2014 at 02:45 AM
if you have money, you will get every things
Discussion 4 : 03/02/2014 at 10:32 PM
In Thailand political parties should not be allowed to have their own, private channels. Thai education system does not yet teach what propaganda and fooling the citizens really is. However, unfortunately it can happen on state TV too. Other countries have neutral controlling bodies for any wrongly presented, one-sided biased story with heavy fines or closure of the media concerned.
Discussion 5 : 03/02/2014 at 09:43 PM
Life is a drag when your routine is upset by people in your borrowed country. Get a life!
Discussion 6 : 03/02/2014 at 09:08 PM
How about making one the traffic channel so we can figure out the best way to get around these annoying people.
Discussion 7 : 03/02/2014 at 08:18 PM
How about Thaksins skype channel????

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