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Motorised Satellite Dish Installation


Mays Aerials are the aerial specialists offering expert satellite dish installations including a choice of fixed or motorised satellite dishes for your home. Our satellite services are tailor made with you in mind, so if you want to receive a wide range of free European channels then consider investing in a motorised satellite dish which will be professionally installed and set up with the minimum of fuss on a same day service. motorised_satellite_dish

Many people are choosing to install motorised satellite dishes to receive a wider choice of channels and the best picture available, but what is a motorised satellite dish? What are the benefits and would it work for you?

Benefits of Motorised Satellite Dishes

Fixed satellite dishes are aligned to receive a specific set of signals from a limited range. Most people have their dishes aligned to receive the strongest signal from their location which features all the channels aimed at viewers in the UK, whereas motorised dishes are able to align themselves automatically to pick up signals from other satellites, so as you hop from channel to channel, the dish automatically rotates and aligns itself to the best position to pick up a signal.

Now you might wonder what would be the point in that as most of the channels you will be picking up will be foreign ones, but it makes sense if you think about sport for instance; other European countries may be showing a top football match or tennis league free of charge whereas in the UK, you may need to pay a subscription fee to watch. Sport isn’t the only advantage, you can pick up films and brush up on your language skills as you can tune into French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portugese, Polish, Arabic and many more foreign channels.

Most of the foreign digital channels are Free to Air channels of course, but there are also premium subscription channels which require you to possess a decryption card, however this price is often less than a third of the price you could pay for official UK subscription fees.

So if you are a sports fan, you can get a wide array of sporting events on foreign channels such as equine events, tennis, football (including premier league), boxing, baseball and many more – it’s a sporting dream! There are also many channels such as Arte that show English and American films with subtitles as well as children’s television and if you are lucky enough to be bi-lingual or want to help your child with their language skills, then watching foreign language TV is a must to fully immerse yourself in the language.

Many people have already seen the benefits of being able to tune into foreign satellite TV but most of them have to manually adjust their satellite dish each time, which isn’t much fun. All you have to do with a motorised satellite dish is to just press the channel you want and the dish will automatically get into position. A motorised satellite dish has been recommended by DigitalSpy and other forums whose members rate it highly!

How Many Free to Air Channels Can I Get?

There are numerous European channels that are free to air and this includes over 100 digital TV channels in Germany (one of which is MTV), half of all channels on the satellite positions of Astra 19.2° east and 28.2° east and Eutelsat’s Hot Bird 13° east. These positions will already be encoded into your satellite receiver. These channels include music TV, sport, lifestyle such as cooking, drama, films including Zone Horror and True Movies, lots of shopping channels, travel channels and of course children’s channels. The number of channels you can receive varies, but at a rough guide you can get over 180 free channels.

Getting a Motorised Satellite Dish Fitted

Mays Aerials provide professional fitting of all motorised satellite dishes and our services come with:

  • One year guarantee on all parts we provide plus fitting
  • Local, highly trained and experienced motorised satellite dish specialists
  • Same day installation
  • Free Quotes
  • High grade, European compatible satellite dishes
  • Digital satellite receivers

Our installers are professional satellite dish specialists who have already successfully installed motorised dishes for hundreds of households and who can advise you on the perfect location for your dish.

Take advantage of our same day installation service to get the job done on the same day that the installer turns up to quote for the service. Our fitter will then ensure that your TV is re-tuned, that you know how to operate your new dish and that you are receiving every possible channel with the clearest picture before leaving you to enjoy a whole world of TV entertainment!

Best Areas For Motorised Satellite Dishes

Any region anywhere in the country can pick up foreign channels with a satellite dish, you don’t need to be near the coast to do so as the signals are coming from satellite dishes encircling the earth so you could be in a high rise flat in Glasgow or a bungalow in Portsmouth and still get the same strong signal.

The people of the south have the advantage of being able to call upon the professional services of Mays Aerials as we cover Hampshire, East and West Sussex and Surrey, servicing the towns of Bognor Regis, Bordon, Brighton, Chichester, Crawley, East Sussex, Guildford, Hampshire, Haslemere, Havant, Horsham, Liphook, Liss, Littlehampton, London, Midhurst, Petersfield, Petworth, Portsmouth, Southampton and Worthing.

We have a range of options for you depending on your needs and your budget, so for cheap motorised satellite dishes with affordable installation and a professional service, look to Mays Aerials.