“The Importance of Being Earnest” Test 2nd October


The Test ahead of the broadcast on 9th October is from 1100-1200 today. The feed is carried on IS-1002 and all usual support shpould be in place.

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Met Opera “AIDA” Test 1st October


The Test for this Season’s 1st broadcast (“Aida”) is at 0930CEST on E5Wa and an hour later at 0930BST on IS-1002. Each Test is for 30′. As with the Pre-Tests, this Season is broadcast with MPEG-4 coding and will all subtitles DVB-embedded/Closed for self-selection

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SOFT CELL “One Final Time” 30th September


UPDATE@1825BST. The feed is live again. There is a shot of the O2 bowl and some background FX. There are no Test signals (AR, Sync etc) being offered at this time

The Test ahead of this evening’s broadcast is at 1100-1200BST. The content will be a pre-recorded Test loop direct from the satellite uplink: the outside broadcast is not yet ready. The content is expected to be the legacy Arqiva “Digital Cinema Delivered” test loop

The Service Name is “Soft Cell”.

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NTLive ‘King Lear’ Test and Tx 27th September

Update 19:14 Latin subtitles are intentional.

Update 17:00 Transmission established. Helpdesk phone will be active shortly

NTLive Julie Test & TX 6th September . Test  on IS 10-02 1700-1830 BST, 1800-1930 CEST. Broadcast 1830-2300 BST, 1930-0000 CEST.

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NT Live King Lear Satellite Test 26th September

Update 11:01 the transmission is established on 10:02 but the there is a problem with thetest material which will be resolved shortly

The Test ahead of tomorrow’s broadcast is from 1100-1200BST / 1200-1300CEST with the feed carried on IS-1002.

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“The Winter’s Tale” Globe Theatre. Test 25th September


The Test for the main broadcast (on Thursday 4th October) is at 1100-1200BST. The feed is now available and stable. The Service Name is “M2S-The Winters Tale Dolby Test”

All usual support resources are available.

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MET OPERA Full-path Test from Times Sq NYC 24th September


The 60′ Test on E5Wa and on IS-002 starts at 1700BST/1800CEST. This is to confirm the arrangements for MPEG-4 coding and DVB-embedded subtitles. Contact your local Helpline for advice.

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