What size satellite dish do I need for Sky TV in Valencia?
Well at the end of the day the best satellite dish size you need depends on what UK TV channels you actually want to receive.
In Valencia, much of the Sky TV channels can be received on an 80cm satellite dish!
Yes an 80 cm satellite dish.
For example, an 80cm satellite dish can receive Sky Sports 1, Sky Sports 2 and Sky Sport 3 in Valencia all day 24/7.
Sky Sports 4 and Sky Sports News will need a bigger dish, either a 1.8m Portuguese satellite dish (sometimes incorrectly refered as a 1.9m satellite dish!), or ideally a 2.4m Portuguese satellite dish.
With the correct size satellite dish (1.8m or 2.4m Portuguese satellite dish), and the correct Sky digibox, ALL of the Sky Movie channels are available 24/7 in Valencia.
In some areas a 1.8m Portuguese satellite dish will be enough for reception of the BBC1 and BBC2 and BBC HD channels in Valencia. Ideally a 2.4mm Portuguese satellite dish is prefered, should budget and space be available.
Ideally a SkyHD+ satellite digibox is required. The Sky HD boxes have a better and more sensitive tuner inside, and perform better that the "legendary" PAce 2600, renounded to be the best Sky digibox for Spain. Many UK TV satellite channels can be received with No Sky subscription.
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