“Mir basketbola” is on the air

On October 1, 2019, the leading Russian DTO-operator STV started to broadcast the “Mir Basketbola” channel. The new channel dedicated to one of the most popular ball games is the only TV show in Russia devoted entirely to basketball. Broadcasting is carried out from the spacecraft ABS-2A (75 ° East).
In addition to the distribution of the TV channel, STV will take over its Playout (preparation for the broadcast), as well as provide live broadcasts of basketball matches of the Spanish Championship and the Russian Cup. The country’s best basketball commentators and famous athletes Sergey Yelevich, Sergey Tarakanov, Nikita Morgunov, Dmitry Garanenko, Andrey Belyaev will be reporting live matches from STV commentator booths.
“Mir Basketbola” is a TV channel launched by the RBF, the national federation of this sport. The programme grid is filled with unique content of the world's leading copyright holders: FIBA, NBA, NCAA, materials of its own production. The Russian Super League and the Cup of Russia, the VTB League, the Women's Premier League and the EuroLeague, the League of Endesa (the championship of Spain) and the King's Cup, the current championship of the American Student League NCAA and its historical games with the participation of today's NBA stars are on the air.
The channel plans to widely cover 3x3 basketball, expand the range of tournaments, increase the quality of broadcasts of Russian basketball to the best international standards. The RBF does not position the channel as a competitor to the existing sports television, but as a supplement to increase the coverage of the audience and the tournaments.
To receive a TV channel signal, use the following parameters:
Transponder - FSS18, frequency - 11045 MHz, horizontal polarization, 8PSK modulation, symbol rate - 35.0070 Msv/s, FEC ¾, broadcast standard - DVB-S2.