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Technical Specifications

Galaxy 17, Transponder 24

Network Channel # PCR PID
ABP News 7 710
ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC) 13 1310
ABS-CBN Sports + Action 22 2210
ART 8 810
CCTV-4 9 910
CGTN 11 1110
Channel One Russia 15 1510
Cinema One Global 25 2510
CTI-Zhong Tian Channel 10 1010
DZMM Teleradyo 27 2710
DW Deutsch+ 28 2810
Lifestyle Network 20 2010
Mediaset Italia 19 1910
MOR 101.9 29 2910
Myx TV 1 110
RTN 16 1610
SBTN 17 1710
TFC (East Coast feed) 18 1810
TFC CANADA East 24 2410
TFC (West Coast feed) 2 210
TFC CANADA West 23 2310
THT 30 3010
TV5MONDE 12 1210
TV5MONDE HD 26 2610
TV Asia 3 310
TVK 14 1410
TVK2 21 2110
Galaxy 17 @ 91 West Network ID 837
Vertical Polarity Symbol Rate 30.00
C-Band 4180 MHz. FEC 5/6
L-Band Freq. 970 MHz. DVB-S2 8PSK

Recommended Receiving Equipment

  • 3 Meter Minimum Satellite Antenna
  • C-Band Feed Horn
  • C-Band Low Noise Block Downconverter
  • (25 Degrees or less noise temp)
  • Cisco receivers D9824 (multichannel) / D9854 (single channel)

On Demand Services

NETWORK Facilitator
Eros Now Global Media Operations (NBCU)
Eros Now Transactional Global Media Operations (NBCU)
Filipino On Demand Global Media Operations (NBCU)
Filipino Transactional Global Media Operations (NBCU)
TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand Global Media Operations (NBCU)
TVK-Pop On Demand Global Media Operations (NBCU)
TV JAPAN On Demand Comcast Technology Solutions (CTS)

Off Platform

Network Satellite Transponder Polarization Down Freq. (MHZ) Symbol rate Encryption
 Aapka Colors Galaxy 18 17 V 1110  29.27  Digicipher II
Antenna SES-3 22C V 4140 30 PowerVu
Cinema Dinamita G23 22 (XP24 C) V 4173.76 18.916 PowerVu
 RTN+ G16 5 H 11800 30.00 IRDETO
 Phoenix Hong Kong  
Direct from Phoenix*

Phoenix InfoNews
Phoenix NA
PX Sports  SES14 HE13 Right Circular 3965 10416 Unencrypted
TV JAPAN HD** G13 4C H 1370 30.00 PowerVu
VePlus SES 1 24C H 4180 30.00 Unencrypted

* Contact MCR with any issues: 626-388-1165

** TV JAPAN HD to provide receiving equipment

Technical Contact Information

Launch Authorization 303.290.1560 (8-5 MST Mon-Fri)

24-Hour Post-Launch Hotline 800.824.1771

Outages (Operations Management Center) 303.486.3600

TV JAPAN Annual Free Preview To Bring
Sep 30 2014

TV JAPAN Annual Free Preview To Bring "Big Smiles" October 15-31

Open signal for customers to sample new fall programming on TV JAPAN and TV JAPAN HD in

participating systems nationwide

International Media Distribution, the leading provider of in language television programming in the US today announced the list of operators participating in this year’ TV JAPAN Free Preview October 15-31. During this promotional window, customers of major carriers such as AT&T, Comcast, Cox, Time Warner Cable and Verizon will be able to view the #1 global Japanese language channel without a subscription for a limited time.

This free preview coincides with the fall premiere season, including the much anticipated NHK drama serial  Massan, starring American actress Charlotte Kate Fox, TV Asahi’s most successful Japanese crime drama serie AIBOU season 13, and a new anime based on a Japanese sports manga series Kuroko’s Basketball, and much more.

TV JAPAN and TV JAPAN HD will be available without a subscription during this special promotional period in select markets, courtesy of the operators listed below:

Operator (*Special Offers, restrictions apply) Market, Channel 
 AT&T U-verse (*Get one month free of TVJAPAN)  National; TV JAPAN HD Channel 3681, TV JAPAN Channe3680 
 Verizon FiOS (*Free preview extended until11/3)  National; TV JAPAN HD Channel 1769, TV JAPAN Channel 1770
 Time Warner Cable(*Get 3 months free of TV JAPAN with aqualifying triple play)  National; Channel 1500. Available in California, Carolinas, Texas, Midwest(Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana),Mountain West, New York/New  Yersey, Northeast 
(*Get TV JAPAN for $10 a month for 12 monthswith a qualifying triple play (California, Seattle,Colorado, Portland and Houston only) 
 Beltway Region (VA, MD, DC), Channel 674 California*, Channel 330 Colorado*, Channel 963 Houston*, Channel                      584 Oregon/SW Washington*, Channel 693 Michigan/Indiana, Channel 674 Seattle*, Channel 245 Spokane, WA*, Channel 816 Chicago, Channel 674 Atlanta, Channel 393 Tupelo, MS, Channel 674 
 Cox  Las Vegas, NV, Channel 273 Northern Virginia, Channel 287 Orange County, Channel 422 Palos Verdes, Channel 450 San Diego, Channel   400
 RCN  National; Washington, DC, Chicago, Boston, NYC, Philadelphia, Channel 504 Lehigh Valley, PA, Channel 911
 Click! Network   Tacoma, WA, Channel 393
 San Bruno Cable

(*Get TV JAPAN for 50% off for the first month. Offer expires 11/15/14)  

 San Bruno, CA*, Channel 225
Champion Broadband  Arcadia, CA, Channel 455
 SureWest  Sacramento, CA, Channel 501
 OpenBand  Leesburg, VA, Channel 771
 EnTouch (*Get one month free of TV JAPAN. Offer expires 10/31/14)  Houston, TX, Channel 517

“We are pleased to offer our customers complimentary access to experience the richness of TV JAPAN programming first-hand.” said Kenichiro Takiguchi, President & CEO at TV JAPAN. “With our special incentive cash-back and sweepstakes offers, this is a perfect opportunity to subscribe to TV JAPAN.”The TV JAPAN cash-back offer and sweepstakes promotion runs from October 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. New TV JAPAN subscribers are eligible for a $50 rebate if they subscribe during the promotional period. TV JAPAN will also conduct two drawings each month for a total of six sweepstakes with a variety of prizes, including round trip airfare to Japan. For Official Rules, qualifications, terms and conditions of this promotion, please visit

Customers have multiple ways to access programming information in both English and Japanese for TV JAPAN including the TV JAPAN website at, complimentary monthly printed glossy program guides mailed to customers’ homes and the TV JAPAN mobile application available free through the Apple iTunes Store and Google Play Marketplace.


 TV JAPAN is the nation’s only 24 hour premium Japanese language network serving subscribers throughout North America including Hawaii. TV Japan programming consists of live NHK News, dramas, movies, sports, educational and children programming as well as other popular programs currently aired in Japan. TV Japan also offers entertainment programs from other networks in Japan. Bilingual programs in both Japanese and English are offered for News, live Sumo, historical dramas and others. More information is available at or call (877) TV-JAPAN. 

About International Media Distribution 

International Media Distribution (IMD) has been a leading provider of in-language programming in the U.S. for nearly two decades. IMD represents over 35 TV services with content from a variety of international sources: ABP News (Hindi), Antenna Satellite (Greek), ART (Arabic), ATV (Cantonese), CCTV-4 (Chinese), CTI-Zhong Tian Channel (Chinese), Channel One Russia, Dom Kino (Russian), DW Amerika (German), Eros Now (Hindi), Filipino On Demand (Tagalog), Life OK (Hindi), Lifestyle Network (English/Tagalog) Mediaset Italia (Italian), Muzika Pervogo (Russian), Myx TV (English), Phoenix InfoNews (Chinese), Phoenix North America Chinese Channel (Chinese), Rai Italia (Italian), Rai News (Italian), Rai Premium (Italian), RTN (Russian), RTN+ (Russian), SBTN (Vietnamese), STAR India GOLD (Hindi), STAR India PLUS (Hindi), TFC (Filipino), Tivi5Monde (French), TV Asia (Hindi), TV JAPAN (Japanese), TV JAPAN HD (Japanese), TVK (Korean), TVK2 (Korean), TVK-Pop On Demand (Korean), TV5MONDE (French), TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand (French), VIJAY (Tamil), Vremya (Russian) and Zhong Want TV (Chinese). International Media Distribution is an NBCUniversal company.


Shelly Kurtz, International Media Distribution

206-282-2762 direct,