There are so many fta channels available through abs 2, especially good malayalam channels. if you have a ku band dish system can utilize this channel with some additional cost. abs using ku band receptions, you need need ku band dish, lnb and mpeg4 set top box for the same. DD Malayalam, Mazhavil Manorama, Kaumudy TV, Amrita TV, Jeevan TV, Jaihind TV, Reporter TV etc are available through this set up now. dd free dish users can easily catch these Channels with additional lnb. you can use a diseque switch for connecting both lnb’s to the same set top box.
From 3 transponders we can catch some good fta television channels, Trace Sport Stars is one of the High definition Channel getting through this set up. Filmy, Firangi, Channel UFX, Cinema TV, PTC Chakde, PTC Punjabi, Sahara One, Samay, India News, Public TV are getting from the first transponder(Frequency – 11733 , Polarization Horizontal, Symbol Rate 44000 and FEC 2/3). India News, News X, Prag News, Public Music, News Flash also available through this abs 2 transponder. now some companies started selling complete set of set top box that can watch both dd free dish and abs in same dish.
Maha Movie, B4U Movies , Wow Cinema, Music India, Manoranjan Movies, Zee 24 Ghanta, TV 5 News, PTC News are getting through second transponder (Frequency – 11793 , Polarization Horizontal, Symbol Rate 44000 and FEC 2/3). Fashion TV India, Sangeet Bangla, Sangeet Bhojpuri, Dhoom Music, TV 9 Telugu etc also getting through this transponder. Malayalam TV Channels are available through the 3rd transponder (Frequency – 11853 , Polarization Horizontal, Symbol Rate 44000 and FEC 2/3). Above mentioned channels are available through the setup, if you have a ku band dish setup it’s worth trying abs. You can easily catch the signals from this satellite.