freesatadvertChannel 5 have announced that Channel 5 +1, 5 USA and 5*, along with their +1 timeshift channels will all be launching on the Freesat platform in December.
The channels is will be a great addition to the platform and clearly shows Channel 5′s intentions to bring all their channels to the wider audience.Channel 5 have said ‘ Channel 5, our main channel, is currently available on this service. Channel 5+1 will launch on this service on EPG channel number 128 on Tuesday 6th December.

Our digital channels 5* and 5 USA, as well as their relative +1 services, will launch on this service on Thursday 8th December. The relevent EPG channel numbers wil be as follows: 129: 5 USA, 130: 5 USA +1, 131: 5*, 132: 5* +1.
Channel 5 HD, will not be joining freesat at present, this is due to a contract with Sky which expires in July 2012 when it will launch on both Freesat and Freeview.

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By Expat