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SBS Radio 1, SBS Radio 2 and SBS Radio 3, SBS PopAsia and SBS PopDesi, are available on digital television, VAST (Viewer Access Satellite Television) and Foxtel.
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3 Apr 2014 - 4:41 PM  UPDATED 18 Apr 2018 - 9:53 AM

SBS Radio 1, SBS Radio 2 and SBS Radio 3, SBS PopAsia and SBS PopDesi, are available on free digital television, VAST (Viewer Access Satellite Television) and Foxtel.

Freeview digital TV

Generally the five radio signals are automatically scanned in. The channel numbers for our radio services are as follows:

Service Name

Channel number (Ch)

SBS Radio 1

Ch 37 & 301

SBS Radio 2

Ch 38 & 302

SBS Radio 3

Ch 303

SBS Arabic24

Ch 36 & 304

SBS PopDesi

Ch 305

SBS Chill

Ch 39 & 306

SBS PopAsia

Ch 307

 

If you cannot access these stations, you may need to retune your digital TV.

How to do Auto Tuning on your TV?

Use the Menu or Home button on remote control.

Look for Channel search or Settings then hit Auto scan or Auto retune.

The TV should start searching for new channels. 

VAST

VAST is the new satellite platform that supplies free-to-air TV around Australia. If you are currently using the Aurora service, live in a regional or remote area, watch TV from a self-help transmission tower, or have poor analog TV reception, you may be eligible for VAST. For more information on VAST, visit mysattv.com.au.

FOXTEL subscription television

SBS Radio channels are also available live on Foxtel.

Listen to SBS Radio 1 on Foxtel channel 867, SBS Radio 2 on Foxtel Channel 868,  tune to SBS Radio 3 on Foxtel channel 869.

SBS Arabic24 launches 24/7 Digital TV

Since April the 3rd 2017 - SBS Arabic24 - Australia’s number one digital radio channel and online hub for Arabic-speaking Australians, is also live on channel 36 on free-to-air digital television. View the schedule here.