Category Archives: Thaicom 5 (Ku Band) at 78.5E

Thaicom 5 is a Thai geostationary communications satellite which is operated by Thaicom, and previously Shin Satellite. It is used to provide communications services to Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia.

Discovery Channel Temporarily FTA on Thaicom 5 (KU Band) at 78.5 East

Discovery Channel Temporarily FTA on Thaicom 5 (KU Band) at 78.5 East.

The technical details of the channel:

Frequency: 12313
Polarization: Vertical
Symbol Rate: 30000
Mode: MPEG-4 / DVB-S2 / 8PSK
Encryption: Temporarily FTA

Screenshot of the channel: