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DD Freedish added DD Agartala, DD Aizawl, DD Itanagar and DD Shillong

DD Freedish added DD Agartala, DD Aizawl, DD Itanagar and DD Shillong

DD Freedish is India's only free to air direct to home service which is providing above 150+ TV channels without any monthly charges. DD Freedish also airing 30+ educational TV channels of various subjects and classes by Swayaprabha and Vande Gujarat.

You can receive these channels by using any mpeg-4 free-to-airset-top box and any small DTH antenna.

Now a days DD Freedish migrating its TV channels from MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 quality. If you want to watch these new channels then you have to buy mpeg-4 free-to-air set-top box.You can watch Doordarshan's National and regional TV channels including private TV channels.

Recently DD Freedish added four new Doordarshan's regional TV channels in mpeg-4 mode.
  • DD Agartala added at place of Test 623
  •  DD Aizawl added at place of "Test 622"
  •  DD Itanagar added at place of "Test 624"
  •  DD Shillong added at place of "Test 621"
DD Freedish added DD Agartala, DD Aizawl, DD Itanagar and DD Shillong

Here are frequencies of DD Agartala, DD Aizawl, DD Itanagar and DD Shillong :
Satellite name: GSAT15
Position: 93.5 Degree East
TP Frequency: 11630
Symbol Rate: 30000
FEC: 3/5
Quality:  MPEG-4
Technology: DVB-S2
Modulation: 8PSK

DD Agartala, DD Aizawl, DD Itanagar and DD Shillong Doordarshan regional channels available in same transponder.

Now Display of Caption on DD Sports Channel, during the live broadcast of sports events

Displaying of Caption on DD Sports Channel, during the live broadcast of sports events

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has released an advisory to all MSO and Cable operators directing them to displaying the caption / ticker on DD Sports channel, during the occasion of live broadcast of sporting events of national importance.

As per order, MSOs / DTH and Cable TV platform should have to run this scroll — ‘This match/game can also be viewed on DD Sports channel on DD Free Dish DTH and DD’s terrestrial network on free to-air basis’ — in appropriate colour, font and size making it prominently visible every 15 minutes.
Displaying of Caption on DD Sports Channel, during the live broadcast of sports events

This ticker / information will be display from the starting point of live broadcast till end of live broadcast event on the DTH / Cable TV platform.

“The broadcaster companies concerned shall adhere to the above instruction strictly. This order will come in force with immediate effect,” the MIB said in the order dated 25 April.

An industry source stated that this direction is taken by MIB to promote DD Sports, DTT Service and DD Freedish.

The order will come in force with immediate effect says the authority. You can read original MIB Notification from here

Dish TV offering now HD Channels at cost of SD Channels

et stadium-like clarity with the all-new DishHD Annual plans. Say goodbye monthly recharges! Dish TV running campaign on Face book for new Dish TV HD. As per offer now you can get Dish TV HD channels at cost of SD channels means at Rs.255 per month only.
Dish TV offering New DishTVHD at Rs.255 per month

Here are some best benefits:
Get stadium-like clarity with the all-new DishHD Annual plans.
This cricket season, get 5x picture clarity automatically!
No monthly recharge hassle. Pay once, and enjoy for the whole year
Includes Sports pack worth Rs. 84 per month
Get the best of family and sports entertainment with Gold Club HD
1 year warranty on new Dish NXT HD boxes!
Subscribe to Dish TV by providing your info below.

If you want more information about this offer, contact directly to Dish TV at 18005321000

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Reliance Big TV Dhamaka: Get 500 TV channels free for 5 yrs and HD for 1 year

Reliance Big TV launched a Dhamaka offer in DTH industry because now you will get in Rs.2250 a Reliance Big TV connection with 1 year premium contents including HD channels and you will also get up to 500 free-to-air TV channels for 5 years absolutely free!!.
Reliance Big TV Dhamaka: Get 500 TV channels free for 5 yrs and HD for 1 year

It is not enough yet if you continue recharge your Reliance Big TV connection after 1 year (About Rs.300 per month) till 2 years then you will get Rs.1999 cash back from company (After 2 years). This amount will be as form of recharge means again you will get free TV channels till 6 months (approx) or you can understand that you got Reliance Digital TV connection at free of cost.

So if you want to book your Reliance Big TV connection then you have to visit Reliance Big TV official website and you have to pay small booking amount of Rs.499. Another Rs 1,500 need to be paid once when the DTH will be deliver to your place and Rs.250 for installation and other services.
However as said above, the Rs 1999 is refundable after successful completion of three years in the form of recharge.

The offer comes bundled with free access to up to 500 free-to-air channels for five years and one year of free subscription to paid channels and Rs.1999 cash back after completion of three years in the form of recharge.

Discovery Jeet New GEC launched and added Major DTH and Cable TV Platforms

Discovery Communications launched a brand new General Entertainment Channel "Discovery Jeet" on February 12th, 2018.  Discovery Jeet brining you eight brand new given below shows.

Discovery Jeet Channel  at Number On Tata Sky – Channel No - 155
Discovery Jeet Channel  at Number On Airtel Digital TV – Channel No - 135
Discovery Jeet Channel  at Number On DISH TV – Channel No - 126
Discovery Jeet Channel  at Number On Videocon D2H – Channel no 111
Discovery Jeet Preview at Channel Number On DD Free Dish DTH – Channel No. 33.
Discovery Jeet New GEC launched and added Major DTH and Cable TV Platforms

You can also enjoy Discovery Jeet programs on online streaming platform Netflix.
Discovery Jeet New Channel Coming soon from 12th February 2018
Discovery Jeet channel also available on Digital Cable TV platforms:
DEN channel number 106
Hathway channel number 10
GTPL channel number 8
FastWay channel number 10
NXT Digital channel number 212
SCOD18 channel number 107
7Star channel number 6
Homecable channel number 8
JPR channel number 108
SITI channel number 110/113
ACN channel number 15
ICC Pune channel number 73
Digiana channel number 141
Sangli Media Comm channel number 106
Discovery Jeet Tamil channel added on VK Digital Cable TV network at channel no.113

These shows are coming to your television screens, here are Discovery Jeet programs trailers which easily available on YouTube:

1. Swami Ramdev - Ek Sangharsh - Courtesy : YouTube

2. Mere Papa Hero Hiralal  - Courtesy : YouTube

3. Junoon - Hockey Ke World Champions

4. Anjaan - Special Crimes Unit  - Courtesy : YouTube

5. 21 Sarfarosh - Saragarhi 1897  - Courtesy : YouTube

6. Khan No 1   - Courtesy : YouTube

7. Gabru - Hip Hop Ke Shehzaade   - Courtesy : YouTube

8. Man vs. WIld with Sunny Leone

Discovery Jeet channel will be available on direct to home services and cable platforms in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, and the online streaming service Netflix.

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Prasar Bharati Stopped Analogue Signals and Digital Transmission Started

In earlier DVB-T or DTT analogue transmission, only one channel (Doordarshan National) can be transmitted through a transponder whereas in case of digital transmission (DVB-T2), multiple channels can be transmitted.

This digitisation could also open the possibility of new channels catering exclusively to cities same as FM channels with local programs, advertisements, weather reports and other public related information. Prasar Bharati Stopped Analogue Signals and Digital Transmission Started

Here are list of Digital DVB-T2 transponders which are recently installed in India's main cities.
(Band: UHF, Modulation: QPSK, Bandwidth: 8MHz)
• Ahmedabad 562.00 MHz
• Aurangabad 490.00 MHz
• Bangalore 498.00 MHz
• Bhopal 490.00 MHz
• Chennai 538.00 MHz
• Cuttack 538.00 MHz
• Delhi 578.00 MHz
• Guwahati 538.00 MHz
• Indore 514.00 MHz
• JALANDHAR 570.00 MHz
• Kolkata 482.00 MHz
• Luck now 562.00 MHz
• Mumbai 474.00 MHz
• Patna 498.00 MHz
• Raipur 490.00 MHz
• Ranchi 490.00 MHz
• Hyderabad 498.00 MHz
• Srinagar 498.00 MHz
• Thiruvananthapuram 530.00 MHz

At this time in Delhi-NCR 8 Digital TV channels and 3 Radio channels broadcasting by this latest digital technology. Channels list are:
Frequency: 538.00 MHz, Band: UHF, Modulation: QPSK
Digital TV Channels
Digital Radio Channels
001 : DD HD
002 : DD Urdu
003 : DD India
004 : DD National
005 : DD News
006 : DD Sports
007 : DD Bharati
008 : DD Kisan
001 : Air FM Gold
002 : Air FM Rainbow
003 : Air Punjabi


These channels can also receive by DVB-H / DVB-T2 mobile USB dongle. It is easily available on local electronics shop or online marketplaces like Amazon, If you want to buy DVB-T2 Set-Top Box then you can visit Solid official website.

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ABS satellite removing free-to-air Indian channels from Ku-Band Beam

This is bad news for free-to-air lovers who have installed one or two dish antenna on roof because ABS satellite removing all free-to-air Indian TV channels from its ku band platform. Recently Government of India has issued a notice to all TV channels to withdrawal TV channels from ABS satellite, because some free-to-air Indian TV channels uplinking and downlinking via ABS Satellite without government permission.
ABS satellite was providing these free-to-air channels by using ku-band South Asia beam. As per Indian Telegraph Act the Permission Holder shall not carry out the uplinking in any other band except C-Band or Ku-Band as permitted. In case of uplinking in Ku Band, the Permission Holder shall not use the teleport to run/ operate DTH service without proper and prior license.
Government of India has permitted the reception and distributions of television signals in Ku band vide its notification no. GSR 18(E) dated January 09, 2001 issued by the Department of Telecommunications. At present, apart from Doordarshan’s DTH free to air service, there are 6 DTH pay services in operation.
Recently Mr. Rajyavadhan singh rathore informed in the Lok Sabha that keeping in view the national security angle, the MIB requested DoS to block the signals of ABS satellite. But another truth is that currently there are lots of satellites providing their satellite coverage in India including C-Band and Ku-Band beam with many foreign TV channels from different-different countries.
ABS satellite removing free-to-air Indian channels from Ku-Band Beam

ABS Freedish is not permitted DTH service in India, so it is not doing any DTH business. ABS satellite was providing only free-to-air channels using ku-band beam. Also ABS satellite was not promoting any TV channels, and not selling its DTH system or package. ABS satellite was providing mostly regional Indian TV channels including some international TV channels using ku-band beam. So ABS satellite become popular in South India region due to its regional TV channels which is not available on DD Freedish DTH service. As you know DD Freedish is India's one and only free DTH service by public broadcaster "Doordarshan". But DD Free dish is not providing private regional language channels like Tamil, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati etc. Due to this reason, almost 90% DD Freedish users moved to ABS Freedish, and DD Free dish limited only Hindi speaking states; as Uttar pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan etc.
DD Freedish providing its free services to Indian Public who cannot bear monthly rental of Pay DTH service. So Indian Government should reserve minimum 5-10 vacant TV slots for every state or languages so that all language or regional TV channels can come on DD Freedish platform.
Yes, it is very bad news for South India viewers who cannot afford pay TV subscription and were watching free-to-air regional TV channels through ABS satellite.

Airtel to sell 20% stake in DTH arm to Warburg Pincus for $350 million

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel Ltd and another group entity will sell a combined 20% in its DTH arm, Bharti Telemedia Ltd, to private equity firm Warburg Pincus for $350 million as India’s largest telecom company seeks to cut debt.

The transaction will see Bharti Airtel sell 15% in Bharti Telemedia and another Bharti entity sell a 5% stake to an affiliate of the private equity firm, the telecom company said in a statement on Tuesday.

Bharti Airtel will use the funds to pare debt, said a person aware of the company’s plans requesting not to be named.

The parent company will own an 80% stake in Bharti Telemedia on completion of the transaction, the company said. Bharti Telemedia offers services to 14 million users under the Airtel TV brand in India. It reported $550 million in revenue in the 12-month period ended 30 September.

Viraj Sawhney, managing director of Warburg Pincus India, will join the board of Bharti Telemedia Ltd after the transaction is completed.

Warburg Pincus was one of the early investors in Bharti. The PE firm had invested up to $300 million in Bharti Televentures Ltd, which was renamed Bharti Airtel in 2006, between 1999 and 2001 for about 19% stake.

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DD Free Dish Testing first HD channel on its DTH platform

Sandeep / New Delhi / 08/12/2017
DD Free Dish is India's first FREE DTH service now testing its first HD channel on its DTH platform. DD Freedish added "DD National HD" channel on DVB-S2 frequencies. DD National HD channel is also available on TATA Sky platform.

If you have free-to-air HD set-top box then you can tune this channel in high definition quality. DD Freedish providing large numbers TV channels without any monthly subscription.

Although, the number of HD channels on private DTH platforms is far less than that on paid platforms. Tata Sky has around 90+ HD channels, Airtel Digital with around 70 and Dish TV and Sun Direct with around 80 and Videocon D2H has about 80+ HD channels.

But bad news for “DD Free Dish iCAS set-top box subscribers”, because this high definition channel will not be available in iCAS set-top boxes. As of now DD Free Dish iCAS set-top boxes are available in MPEG-4 technology only, and not upgraded yet for high definition TV channels, also you cannot watch other satellites FTA channels in iCAS set-top boxes due to its software limitations.

So simply buy non-iCAS set-top box to enjoy all TV channels, so you can install free DTH system using a free-to-air HD satellite receiver and a 55cm to 75cm ku-band dish antenna that has to be pointed to the GSAT 15 satellite placed over the 93.5 degree East position.

While another FREE DTH service ABS Freeview also providing one free-to-air HD channel "Trace Sports HD" on its platform. ABS Freeview DTH is carrying about 80+ national & international TV channels. You can also tune this satellite if you have a high defination set-top box and dish antenna system. You need to relocate your dish antenna at 75 degree east position.

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