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DD’s Freedish selects five STB manufacturers for MPEG4 STBs roll-out

Doordarshan (DD) has made its selection regarding the supply of encrypted MPEG4 STBs for Freedish, its direct-to-home (DTH) platform. The five manufacturers concerned are Millennium technology, KMTS Engineering, BGM holding Company, Velankani Electronics and Modern Communication and Broadcast System. With this new development, the channel carrying capacity of Freedish will be increased to 104 channels [...]

DD’s Freedish expands to 104 channels by the end of March

Freedish, the DTH platform of Doordarshan, is gearing up to offer 104 channels by the end of March, with only 80 channels at present. According to the director general of Doordarshan, Supriya Sahu, five channels of Doordarshan are available through digital terrestrial transmission (DTT). This includes National News, Sports, Kisan and local. Doordarshan, aiming to [...]

Doordarshan to carry 104 TV channels on FreeDish

Doordarshan announced that it is now have the capacity to carry 104 television channels on its free-to-air direct-to-home FreeDish. 24 channels that are being added to the existing 80 channels will be directly be launched on MPEG4 technology. Moreover, DD also confirmed that FreeDish will soon be able to carry up to 250 channels.   [...]

Doordarshan’s Freedish added regional channels

The public broadcasters DTH platform Freedish has added four channels, including two in the regional genre, in the recently concluded 26th e-auction on 15 February. Freedish added Marathi movie channels Chitrapat Marathi and Fakt Marathi in the regional category. In the general category, the DTH platform added Hindi movie channel Movie House and Home shopping [...]

Doordashan targeting 112 FTA channels on FreeDish by the end of March

Indias public service broadcaster Doordashan is optimistic that it will secure enough capacity to carry 122 channels on its free-to-air (FTA) direct-to-home (DTH) service FreeDish by the end of March 2016. According to the director general of DD, C Lalrosanga, a recent meeting was held with the engineering team of FreeDish and Doordarshan along with [...]