Satellite Coverage

3ABN Television and Radio may be received world-wide via satellite, as shown on the map below. Each coloured region represents a satellite coverage area.


    G-19: North and Central America
    G-23: North America
    Dish Network: United States
    IS-21: The Americas and Europe
    IS-20 (C band): Africa, Asia, Middle East, South Pacific
    Yamal 300K: Former Soviet Union
    Optus D2: Australia, New Zealand
    VAST: Australia

Australia & New Zealand Coverage

Australia and New Zealand are covered by the Optus D2 satellite, carrying the 3ABN International channel. 3ABN Radio and 3ABN Australia Radio are also available on this satellite.

Please see our satellite parameters page for more information about where to point a dish and receiver settings to use.

We have a list of equipment suppliers in different areas around Australia and New Zealand.

Australian Coverage with VAST (via Optus Aurora Digital)

Australia, along with Cocos Keeling, Christmas, Lord Howe, and Norfolk Islands are covered by the Viewer Access Satellite Television (VAST) service. The 3ABN International channel is available to all viewers on VAST channel 603. You do not need access to commercial TV channels to receive 3ABN International.

For information about how to access the VAST service, please visit the myVAST website.

Other Regions

For information about how to receive 3ABN via satellite in regions other than Australia and New Zealand, please see the satellite parameters page located on the main 3ABN website.