French Satellite TV

French mainstream HD channels such as TF1, France 2, France 3 and many others, can be received in the UK with a small satellite dish and a viewing card from 3 different broadcaters and 3 different satellites. So it is only matter for you to decide which one best suits your needs.


From 6th April 2016 the French digital terrestrial network will be available exclusively in HD with an offer of 29 channels. requiring an HD decoder and card. All the decoders on sale are compatible with the French HD switchover.

Fransat HD viewing cards and decoders. Fransat is a French digital TV service which offers 18 national mainstream satellite channels (plus addition 6 HD channels) including TF1, France 2, 3, 4, 5, M6, LCP etc on Atlantic Bird 3 @ 5W. Best of all the viewing card for Fransat has an unlimited life which means no monthly fees, the above channels are free to view, you simply buy the receiving equipment and there is nothing more to pay.

BIS TV HD viewing card includes all mainstream French TV satellite channels such as TF1, France 2, France 3, Arte and other 30 channels, some available in high definition. This package has a varied mix of genres for the whole family, available on Hotbird 13° east and Atlantic Bird at 5° west.

TNTSAT HD viewing cards and decoders also have all the mainstream French national channels such as TF1, France 2, France 3, and they require a 60cm dish pointing at Astra1 @ 19.2E. TNTSAT viewing cards last 4 years from activation, and best of all, the decoder provided is compatible with Canal+ viewing card, just in case in the future you decide to upgrade your subcription.