Spanish is one of the most popular requests. There are 5 possible ways to get Spanish channels
- Spanish Free Channels
- TDT Spanish Main Channels
- Subscription to Movistar (Canal +)
- Movistar Prepaid Cards
- Televisa ( Mexico)
the Movistar/Canal+ subscription offering is changing as Canal+ are going towards an iptv solution in Spain.
The Free Channels package and Movistar are on the Astra satellite, TDT is on Hispasat, so its very important to do the online survey before installing – click the Quote button to start.
note: From March 2020 TVEi and TVEnews24 are on Hotbird satellite- the others are on Astra – so a 2 lnb dish is required to receive all channels
Two lnb coated steel dish from Triax or Technomate, with tm1 or similar good lnbs, with low noise and high gain. This combination gives good signal strength in all uk areas.
TVE 1, TVE1HD, TVE 2, TVE2 HD, Antena 3HD, CuatroHD,TelecincoHD, La SextaHD , TVE 24 News
kids: TVE Clan, Disney, Boing
Sport: TDP, TDPHD, Gol, Real Madrid,
Entertainment: Energy, Factoria de Ficcion, Neox,
Nova, 13tv , Mega, TEN, D Kiss, BeMad. Atres Series
Catalan : TV3
In southern areas Brighton up to Luton an 80cm dish is required
Further North, a 1metre dish or bigger may be required
For the TDT channels, the TDT HD box is the only receiver available. The original SD Standard Definition box is no longer in production. The high cost is probably due to manufacturing under license for the rights to broadcast Movistar channels. However with no subscription to pay it is still a LOT cheaper than Movistar
It is NOT programmable, channels cannot be added , the USB connector is for factory use only and NOT for recording.
All Canal+ (Movistar) packages are available
- Familiar with Sport
- Familiar with Cinema
- Familiar with Toros
- Familiar with All Football
- Familiar Sport Total
- Familiar Premier Total
Movistar (Canal+ Spain)
A monthly subscription account is no longer possible out of mainland Spain
New customers in Spain are now being offered OTT services dependent on their region and may not be able to have a satellite account.
The only possible way in the UK is now the prepaid 18month Cards, which are available for every package shown above
If you want to combine Spanish free channels package with channels from another satellite, eg English Freesat , French or German, you can choose a motorised dish or a multi satellite dish . Many of the receivers reviewed on the site are capable of multi-satellite tuning.
Motorised 1m dish can receive any satellite from 30 degrees west to 42 east, in most places.
Multi satellite Wide angle dish with up to 4 or 5 satellites on a Toroidal dish with 40 degree spread
Multi sat ( up to 4 or 5 satellites ) on a standard Parabolic dish – 20 degree spread