A Hot Bird TV channel refers to any of the channels that is available through a connection to the Hot Bird satellite cluster network managed by Eutelsat. As of 2015, this satellite cluster is able to transmit to North Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
The Hot Bird satellite cluster orbits over the Earth's equator at a 13 degree East orientation. Eutelsat states that Hot Bird services more than 138 million homes in its transmission region and provides access to approximately 1,100 television channels. Eutelsat customers that utilize the Hot Bird satellite cluster include Orange, Sky Italia, Bein Sports, Cyfrowy Polsat and Mediaset.