EPG Question

Rolandh

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Is the Skybox EPG 7 days on other sats like 19.2e or is it only now and next like on 28e. I'd check for myself but it means having to mess around setting up the 19.2e feed and tune in a 19.e TP. but as I was recommending it to someone over on the DS Forums I said that it might support 7 day EPG on other sats I'd like to find out quickly to let them know?

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It supports 7 day EPG on all Satellites.

But what you get depends upon the Broadcaster - hence Now & Next on eg 28E (This data is integrated with the Channels themselves under the DVB S protocol, as opposed to the separate stream sent by Platfroms such as BSkyB, Freesat etc).

So on 19E, whilst 7 day EPG is supported, only a few German Channels actually send it.

In fact, you'll find that, across the arc, a great many Channels carry no EPG data whatsoever.

This is not a shortcoming of the Receiver, but a choice made by individual Broadcasters.
 

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Tivù said:
It supports 7 day EPG on all Satellites.

But what you get depends upon the Broadcaster - hence Now & Next on eg 28E (This data is integrated with the Channels themselves under the DVB S protocol, as opposed to the separate stream sent by Platfroms such as BSkyB, Freesat etc).

So on 19E, whilst 7 day EPG is supported, only a few German Channels actually send it.

In fact, you'll find that, across the arc, a great many Channels carry no EPG data whatsoever.

This is not a shortcoming of the Receiver, but a choice made by individual Broadcasters.

I was unsure as when I was using my Humax Foxsat-HD on 19.2e I was only getting now and next due to the Humax Freesat boxes only supporting Now and Next in none Freesat Mode. Will have to re setup the 19.2e feed and have a look at what channels support 7 days and what support only Now & Next.

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Yes, I have a couple of Foxsats too.

Very few Channels send anything more than Now & Next. Very few.
 

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There is always the teletext service for programme information, it's still used in Europe by a large number of providers.
 
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