Effective April 15, 2019, FRANSAT will begin a campaign to replace FRANSAT HD PC5 generation access cards, the technology of which no longer ensures the protection of the rights of programs broadcast by the French satellite channels operator. FRANSAT explains that this measure is the consequence of the hacking that forced the operator to respond with countermeasures that are no longer effective on this generation of cards. Only the ownersRead More →

London SatMan now stocks the newest Fransat digital receiver, the Humax FR1000 HD. Here are the specs of this stunning decoder for national French channels via satellite: Receiver FR 1000HD HUMAX Fransat Connect HBBTV* Application Tablets and Smartphones* Comes with Fransat card valid for life, remote control, batteries, manual, HDMI cable. FR1000HD receiver + Viaccess Card * Fransat, the last born from Humax  guarantees the perfect reception of free channelsRead More →

French provider Fransat uses a CI+ module which require a CI+ CERTIFIED satellite receiver or TV. I specify CERTIFIED because there are plenty of so called “CI+” receivers (amongst those the TM5502 HD) which claim to be CI+ but are not certified, and during one of my tests the Fransat CAM failed to descramble channels. Don’t know if this has now been resolved (it was back in May) but forRead More →

Upgrade to high definition this Christmas. If you have a brand new flat LCD or LED TV, more and more popular due to the affordable prices nowadays, it may be the right time to replace your old Italian or French satellite receiver as well, with an HD model. Or it may be the perfect Christmas present for your Italian or French family living here in UK. London SatMan is offeringRead More →

HD+, la piattaforma satellitare tedesca che offre canali in alta definizione, entra nella Free TV Alliance, lo strumento di cooperazione tecnica che già vede la presenza degli altri più importanti operatori satellitari gratuiti europei TivùSat (Italia), Freesat (Regno Unito) e Fransat (Francia). TivùSat ricopre attualmente la funzione di coordinamento dell’associazione, nel quadro di una rotazione annuale. L’entrata dell’operatore tedesco rafforza la collaborazione tra le piattaforme satellitari per l’armonizzazione degli standardRead More →