TV FINLAND - the best of Finnish viewing in Sweden
and across Europe!
TV Finland is a digital television satellite channel
directed primarily towards Finns living abroad. The
programming is compiled from domestically-produced quality
material supplied by YLE’s channels and the commercial
TV Finland has already
been available for twenty years in the areas of Sweden
with a strong Finnish-speaking minority population.
Transmissions to these areas will continue as before.
For the remainder of
Europe, direct reception of the TV Finland signal requires
an dish antenna, a digital receiver-decoder, a CA-module
and a smartcard. In additon to direct satellitereception
TV Finland can also be seen through local cable-tv stations
in Sweden, Norway and in Estonia.
For viewers of all
TV Finland transmits roughly 110 hours of programming
weekly during the autumn and spring television seasons.
In the summer months the output is slightly smaller,
since the three channels supplying the programme material
also cut back on their airtime during the long light
summer days. The programme package is very diverse and
offers something for everyone.
TV Finland supplies viewers wishing to keep up with
events in the north and worldwide with several news
bulletins daily in both Finnish and Swedish.
Programming and scheduling details for TV Finland (in
Finnish and Swedish) can be found from the Internet
To receive the signal you need an antenna dish, a digital
receiver-decoder, a CA-module and a smartcard. To watch
the programme you can utilize a normal TV-set with a
The DTH-satellite transmissions
come from the orbital position 1 degree West, they are
MPEG2/DVB-S-coded and the encryption utilizes the CONAX
Symbol rate: 28000
Teletext open all
The YLE Text-TV
service runs 24 h/d and requires the teletext-facility
in the receiver. And outside normal transmission times,
the TV Finland viewer can receive a compilation Text-Tv
window that is regularly updated,
with Radio Finland programming to de heard in
In addition to the tv-service there are two digital
radio channels YLESAT1 and YLESAT2. The reception of
the radio programmes is free of charge and does not
require the CA-module and the smartcard. Futher details
tel. +358 9 14801
fax +358 9 1480 3388
mail: PL 66, FIN-00024 Yleisradio
and techincal issues
details on how to order and pay for satellite programming
can be obtained from:
Puh: +46 141 203 920
Fax: +46 141 203 911