SKY PerfecTV!
Company typeIncentive
OwnerSKY Perfect JSAT Corporation
ParentSKY Perfect JSAT Corporation

SKY PerfecTV! (スカパー!, Sukapā!) is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service that provides satellite television, audio programming and interactive television services to households in Japan, owned by parent company SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation.

SKY PerfecTV! is also a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service. While SKY PerfecTV! Premium Service use DVB-S and DVB-S2, SKY PerfecTV! Basic Service use ISDB-S.

  SKY PerfecTV! Basic Service (スカパー!) SKY PerfecTV! Premium Service (スカパー!プレミアム) SKY PerfecTV! Premium Service Hikari (スカパー!プレミアム光)
Radio channel Yes No
High-definition channel No Yes (HD only) Yes
Video MPEG-2 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC MPEG-2
Audio MPEG-1 Audio Layer II MPEG-4 AAC MPEG-2 AAC
Encryption multi2 multi2 B-CAS
Copy control Yes (Copy once)
Channel 100 SD channels 162 HD channels (3 4K channels) 34 SD (35 HD channels)
Satellite JCSAT-3A and JCSAT-4A N-SAT-110, B-SAT3a, B-SAT3b and B-SAT3c
Launched September 30, 1996 October 10, 2008 January 1, 2002

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