TV Vlaanderen Digitaal

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TV Vlaanderen
Type Private
Industry Pay TV
Founded 2006
Headquarters Zaventem, Belgium
Key people K. Pauwels, General Director
Products DVB-S2
Website www.tv-vlaanderen.be

TV Vlaanderen is a digital satellite television service provider for the Flanders region in Belgium, using the SES Astra Satellite's at Astra 19.2°E and at Astra 23.5°E.

TV Vlaanderen's customers are mostly people living in Flanders. However, as TV Vlaanderen is officially available to the whole of Belgium, TV Vlaanderen also has a lot of Flemish customers living in the French-speaking part of Belgium due to the unavailability of Dutch-language TV channels on Cable Television platform's in Wallonia.

Like the Dutch satellite television provider CanalDigitaal, TV Vlaanderen is owned by M7 Group S.A..

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The Flemish public and commercial broadcasts are not freely available via satellite. To receive the Flemish broadcasts, a Smartcard is required to decipher the Mediaguard signal.

A standard DVB-S2 receiver is used, which can also receive Free-To-Air broadcasts.

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