Hd Satellite Transponder List

HD Satellite Transponder List

There are two major consumer satellite networks that service North American subscribers, Dish Network and DirecTV. These providers offer both standard (SD) and high-definition (HD) channels. However, in the case of HD, and depending on the orientation of the local/regional “satellite window,” there are only three satellite positions currently in use.

101 West

These satellites are flown and operated by DirecTV 9S and 4S oriented specifically to direct broadcast satellite (DBS), with a hybrid industrial/consumer satellite flown and operated by AMC-4. All satellites offer both SD and HD channels.

110 West

Echostar 11 is flown and operated by Dish Network, and DirecTV 5 is flown and operated by DirecTV. Both of these satellite transponders are specifically focused on DBS, including SD and HD channels.

119 West

Echostar 7 is flown and operated by Dish Network, and DirecTV 7S is flown and operated by DirecTV. Both of these satellite transponders are specifically focused on DBS, including SD and HD channels.