Unitymedia Change Day– Between the end of August and the middle of September, Unitymedia changes the program allocation. Around 95 percent of the stations are moving to new stations.
Unitymedia Change Day
Customers of the cable network operator Unitymedia will soon notice changes in sender coverage. The company is undergoing a change day in the next few weeks and is changing its program allocation to around 6.4 million households. Customers in the federal states of Baden-Württemberg, Hesse and North Rhine-Westphalia are affected.
According to the information about 95 percent of the previous stations are allocated to a new broadcasting station. In addition, analogue broadcasters are taken out and new programs are introduced, including Health.tv, World of Wonder TV, God.tv and QVC Beauty & Style HD.
Transmitters are transposed
The starting shot for the change will be in North Rhine-Westphalia on 29 August 2017. Customers in Hesse are on the 5th of September 2017, households in Baden-Württemberg follow on 12 September 2017.
Unitymedia states that most receivers will automatically implement the migration and restructuring process. In individual cases, however, a transmitter search can be necessary. This is accessible via the settings of the devices and can be executed manually if desired.
The reason for the measure is explained by the cable network operator in the FAQ:
Unitymedia expands its channel offer for more entertainment on the TV and creates more space for additional stations in HD resolution. In addition, Unitymedia is thus preparing its network for the introduction of higher Internet speeds. For this, a. Existing channels. Overall, the Changeday makes our network even more stable. If we feed new stations in the future, we will only rarely need to make shifts.