Tag Archives: DD Freedish

DD Freedish to increase channel capacity to 250

DD FreeDish, Doordarshan DTH platform which already has 124 channels will soon increase its channels capacity to 250 in the next two years. The announcement was made by Rajyavardhan Rathore, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting. He further added that Doordarshans DD National channel has been uplinked in HD format since January. DD FreeDish [...]

Maha Cartoon TV launches on Freedish in November

The free DTH platform, Freedish is launching Maha Cartoon TV, the free-to-air (FTA) kids channel in India. Already accessible on small cable TV networks in Hindi-speaking markets (HSM), Maha Cartoon TV will expand its presence across other areas in the coming months. The channel is launched Teleone Consumers Product (owned by DV Group of Companies) [...]

DD Freedish adds three new TV channels and extends 24

DD Freedish, the free-to-air direct-to-home platform of India has sold three new slots and extending the licence of 24, at the sum of 1293 million INR (19.3 million USD). Successful new channels are News State Uttarakhand/Uttar Pradesh, 9x Bajao TV, and a teleshop channel. After the e-auction, no vacant slots were available on the platform. [...]

DD Freedishs 31st e-auction for licence renewal to be held in October

Indias free-to-air direct-to-home platform, Doordarshan (DD) Freedish, will be holding its 31st e-auction in the month of October, in a less than one month since its last e-auction where its slots were sold to three broadcasters. The e-auction allows private channels whose annual pacts end at the end of December this year, are eligible to [...]

DD Freedish renews deal with three television channels after e-auction

The Indian free direct-to-home (DTH) platform, Doordarshan (DD) Freedish, has renewed the licences of three television channels; IBN7, WOW Cinema and Bhojpuri Cinema. After the 30th e-auction, DD, has finally fill up its vacant slots which have been renewed by the three channels. Prior to this latest channel addition on DD, the DTH platform has [...]

DD Freedish adds two new channels and has six channels deals renewed

The subscription-free direct-to-home (DTH) platform, DD Freedish, has resealed deals with six existing channels. These channels are Star Utsav, Zee Anmol, Rishtey, B4U Music, India 24×7 and Vision TV (Housefull Movies). DD Freedish has also added two new channels to its bouquet: APN and Fight Sports. The decision was taken after an e-auction was held [...]

Zee News bags slot for DD Freedish auction

The result is out. DD Freedish has its slot taken after the auction. Zee News will be the one being added to the circle of Hindi news channels accessible on the public broadcasters direct-to-home (DTH) platform which is subscription free. Zee News channel, owned by Zee Media Corporation Ltd (ZMCL), which has newly been turned [...]

HRD ministry to launch 32 DTH educational channels

India is moving fast towards digitisation with the 32 Direct-to-Home (DTH) channels streaming lectures live. That is great news for students. The Ministry of Human Resource and Development is all in for the launching of 32 DTH channels to provide students with live broadcast of classroom lectures from top-class institutions. “The government is focusing on [...]

Additional channels for DD viewers in India

Doordarshan (DD) viewers in India will be delighted. Premiere Cinema, RT Movies and Sony Wah (all movie channels), Vision Shiksha (educational channel), 9X Jalwa (Hindi music channel) will all be made available on DD, state broadcaster. Five channels have been added by DD, the subscription-free direct-to-home (DTH) service Freedish, last month during the 27th e-auction. [...]

Doordarshan Freedish adds 16 new channels

  Doordarshans free-to-air (FTA) direct-to-home (DTH) platform Freedish added 16 new channels and renewed one slot in the last three months. The DTH operator added nine channels including two regional channels during the 26th e-auction held on 15 February.   Three Hindi movie channels were added, including Rishtey Cineplex, Star Utsav Movies and Movie House. [...]