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DD Freedish DTH service adds Zee Sangam, Housefull Movies

Zee Sangam and Housefull Movies have hopped on Doordarshans free direct-to-home service, DD Freedish. The channels were added after the broadcaster completed its  21st e-auctions, which were held on 12 and 13 August. Prasar Bharti conducted the e-auction on behalf of Doordarshan. The auction helped the national broadcaster generate an income of INR232 million. Reserve [...]

Freedish upgrades DTH platform upgrade

Doordarshans direct-to-home service, Freedish, will modernise its DTH platform on 10 January to increase the capacity of channels. The DTH service will add five MPEG-2 TV channels, increases the channels from 59 to 64. It will also add two more radio channels. Freedish had earlier announced that it would carry 112 TV channels. The technology upgrade [...]

DD Freedish adds six channels

Doordarshans free direct-to-home service, DD Freedish, has reported the addition of six channels namely India TV, ABP News, Focus News, Cinema TV, 9XM and Maha Movies on November 1. Doordarshan will conduct 17th online e-auction for filling up channel slots on November 12. Another six channels have been disconnected due to non-renewal of yearly contract. [...]

DD Freedish to encrypt channels with MPEG-4

Public broadcaster, Doordarshans free-to-air DTH service, DD Freedish, plans to encrypt its future channels with MPEG-4 compression technology to take up the number of channels to 110 from its current 60 channels in the roster. The auction for the encrypted channels will happen in November with the commercial roll out of set top boxes (STBs) [...]