Arte in English

Arte in English

Please Note - The frequency shown in the above photo is no longer in use, correct frequencies are below

Please see below for Forthcoming English Language Programming on Arte France
This channel is a bi-lingual (French and German) channel broadcasting free to air all over Europe via two satellites, on the Eutelsat Hotbird satellite at 13 degrees east and the Astra satellite at 19.2 degrees east and the, firstly I must tell you that there are two different but basically the same versions of ARTE, one for the French market and one for the German, you must be able to differentiate between the two if you wish to avail yourself of the English language content that is broadcast on ARTE, French ARTE not German ARTE is the one you need, please do not confuse the two

French ARTE has two ways of broadcasting programmes in the original language, VOSTF is a programme which is broadcast with the original audio language track and with French subtitles superimposed in vision, VM is a programme which is broadcast with more than audio language track, i.e. the French dubbed audio will be on the first audio track and the English (or other language) original track will be on one of the other audio tracks, when a film or series is broadcast in VOSTF the English audio can be found by selecting French as your audio, when a film or series is broadcast in VM the English audio can be found by selecting English as your audio, some receivers only list the audio tracks as numbers in which case you will need to check all the audio tracks available for the correct audio track, there are four in total

French ARTE is broadcast free to air in HD on the following Eutelsat Hotbird satellite at 13 degrees east frequency

11.681 Horizontal, Symbol Rate 27.500, FEC 3/4 DVB-S2 8PSK

French ARTE is broadcast free to air in MPEG 4 on the following Eutelsat Hotbird satellite at 13 degrees east frequency

11.623 Vertical, Symbol Rate 27.500, FEC 3/4 DVB-S

French ARTE is broadcast free to air in SD on the following Astra satellite at 19.2 degrees east frequency

12.402 Vertical, Symbol Rate 27.500, FEC 3/4 DVB-S

Please Note -
If your satellite receiver is HD then ARTE on Eutelsat Hotbird at 13 degrees east is the one for you, if your satellite receiver is SD only then ARTE on Astra at 19.2 degrees east is the one for you

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