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DD Freedish Encrypted MPEG4 stream may come in April 2016.

DD Freedish Encrypted MPEG4 stream may come in April 2016.

This is latest update from Mr.CK Jain ‏@ckjaindd who is Dy. Director General in Doordarshan. As Mr. Jain informed that " Encrypted MPEG4 stream may come in April 2016." also informed that " For receiving encrypted MPEG4 channels, STBs may have to be purchased from authorized distributors. Subscription will still be zero."

According to Mr. Jain " As of now there is no plan to add HD channels on DDFreedish. But whenever added, HD STBs will be required to view HD and SD channels."

For more latest update on Direct to home Service keep visit us.

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DD Freedish DTH collected 31cr from sale of DTH Slot

NEW DELHI / DTH News Blog: DD Free dish is India's Free DTH Service by Prasar Bharati / Doordarshan. Doordarshan claimed to have earned Rs.31.2 Crore by selling five vacant TV channel slots of DD Free Dish.

In 24th eauction, which was held on 9th November 2015, two new channel coming soon DTH platform " Aaj Tak" and "Big Magic".

Also Mr. CK Jain informed via official twitter account that three existing channels, namely India News, News24 and Hindi movie channel Manoranjan TV, have extended its licence for a year.
DD Freedish DTH collected 31cr from sale of DTH Slot

Big Magic Ganga will be placed on dd free dish tonight. Aaj Tak and Home Shop 18 will be placed from mid November. Sony mix this month end.

According to Economic Times News, here is bidding amount of TV channels:
News24               : Rs 6.5 Crore (Highest Bidding)
Manoranjan TV     : Rs 6.4 Crore
India News          : Rs 6.3 Crore
Aaj Tak               : Rs 6 Crore
Big Magic             : Rs 6 Crore

"We have mopped up Rs 31.2 Crore from five slots. Aaj Tak and Big Magic are new additions. They are paying Rs 6 Crore each. News24, Manoranjan TV and India News have extended their contract. They are paying Rs 6.5 Crore, Rs 6.4 Crore and Rs 6.3 Crore respectively," Doordarshan DDG CK Jain said.

Aaj Tak and Big Magic very soon would be available on DD Free Dish Platform. Both channels are Pay channels now available free-to-air.

Tags: 9XM, Aaj Tak, ABP news, Cinema TV, CK Jain, Dabangg, DD’s Freedish, Enterr10, HomeShop18., India TV, Maha Movie, Mastii, Sadhna National, Sony Mix,  B4U Movies, Big Magic, Big Magic Ganga,

Zee Sangam Converted now in "India 24X7" National News Channel

Pradeep Tomar / New Delhi / DTH News Blog : This is good news for Free-to-air channels lovers because now another premium news channel would be available for free-to-air platform.

Zee Media Corporation Ltd (ZMCL) now convert-ting regional news channel (for UP/Bihar) to national news channel. This channel would be available from 24 October 2015.

At this time many premium channels available in free-to-air market, as India TV, India News, ABP News, News Nation, News 24 etc, so now "India 24X7" will competes these news channels. Although company already airing Zee News India's premium News channel. According to channel, it has on top in prime time show "DNA" at 9:00 PM.

Vasindra Mishra, editor of news operations also posted from official twitter account "ZEE Sangam is being converted into a national channel".

Zee Sangam Converted now in "India 24X7" National News Channel

India 24X7 News channel is already available on DD Freedish platform at channel no.0053.

Well, this is my personal wish to watch "DNA", Taal Thok ke and Subhash Chandra show on this INDIA 24X7 channel because it has wide range of coverage in urban areas and villages by DD Free dish platform.
Zee Sangam Converted now in "India 24X7" National News Channel

DD Freedish collected Rs.57 crore in 23rd e-auction

Doordarshan earned Rs 57.1 crore in the 23rd e-auction on 19 October 2015. According to Mr. C K Jain, 14 TV channels successfully won slots in DD Freedish platform. Where 10 private television channels renewed its subscription and 4 New channels adding in this platform shortly.
Here is new channels to be adding on DD Freedish

Prasar Bharati (Doordarshan) had set a reserve price of Rs 3.7 crore per slot of DD Freedish for the online e-auction, this e-auction was conducted by Noida-based C1 India on behalf of Prasar Bharati. but good news is that all the bids were between Rs 4 to Rs 4.2 crore.

Here is new channels to be adding on DD Freedish; Sony Mix, Homeshop18, Sadhana National, Big Magic Ganga. Other 10 channels renewed thier subscription for annul, channels are; India TV, ABP News, Cinema TV, Maha Movies, B4u Movies, Sony Mix, 9XM Music, Dabangg, Mastii, Time TV and enterr 10 movies.

DD Freedish collected Rs.57 crore in 23rd e-auction

Currently, Freedish has 64 channels including its own channels, very soon 112 channels will be start after official clearance.

Shop CJ Telugu Brand New Home Shop Channel launched

Shop CJ Telugu Brand New Home Shop Channel launched

Shop CJ launched new 24X7 Home Shop satellite channel for south India viewers "Shop CJ Telugu".  The joint venture of CJ O Shopping Co Ltd and Providence Equity Partners Group also plans to launch “Shop CJ Tamil".
Shop CJ Telugu Brand New Home Shop Channel launched

Shop CJ Telugu now started at Insat 4A satellite at 83 degree east. It has replaced Rose TV test card.

Cable operators can view satellite technical information from here.

Sangeet Marathii launched and added first on Videocon D2H

Sangeet Marathii launched and added first on Videocon D2H

Sangeet Marathii TV Brand new Marathi Music channel launched. This channel launched by Music India group. So after 9X Jhakaas and Maiboli channels, this channel is going to be in high volume.
Sangeet Marathii launched and added first on Videocon D2H

This channel available free-to-air and you can get this channel by catching satellite IS-20.

Here is technical details for cable operators to add it on platform.

Satellite: Intelsat 20 @ 68.5° East
LNB Frequency: C-Band LNB (5150)
Frequency: 4090 MHz
Polarity: H
Symbol Rate: 14368 KsPs
FEC: 3/4
Modulation: 8PSK
22K: ON or Auto
Compression: DVB-S2/MPEG-4
Encryption: No/FTA

Sangeet Marathii channel also available on Videocon D2H at channel no.765, very soon this channel will be available on all major DTH platforms and cable TV.

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Starting 20 Mobile TV Channels by this year in 16 Cities

Prasar Bharati Plans To Broadcast 20 TV Channels for Mobile via DVB-T2 / DVB-H technology by this year.

This is very good news, that Prasar Bharti, India's National broadcaster going to be start Mobile TV service by this year in 16 cities.

In first phase, 20 TV channels will be broadcast where 5 TV channels would be of Doordarshan and other 15 TV channels will be added by e-auction process.

At this time, these channels can be watch by Android and iPhone mobile and tablet users. You can watch crystel clear digital sound and picture quality. Prasar Bharati will use ‘DVB-T2 Lite’ technology for broadcasting these TV channels which can be accessed via a specially designed dongle. These dongles easy available on online websites such as Amazon, eBay, Marginprice

Here is list of 16 cities where going to be launches these channels...

  • Delhi
  • Lucknow
  • Patna
  • Mumbai
  • Chennai
  • Rampur
  • Ahmedabad
  • Kolkata
  • Bangalore
  • Bhopal
  • Ranchi
  • Indore
  • Guwahati
  • Jalandhar
  • Cuttack
  • Hyderabad
Doordarshan Plan To Offer 20+ Free TV Channels
Image source: doordarshan site

Beside 20 TV channels, you can also listen 20 Radio/FM channels. The most important thing is that all TV and Radio channels would be free for lifetime. Neither any set-top box nor the internet will be required to watch these channels on your mobile phones or tablet.

DW TV Asia to launch new english TV channel

New Delhi, Sept.17 / Yahoo News / ANI : Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany's Public Service Broadcaster, will underline its dedication to serving television audiences in South Asia while presenting its new channel today here at Hyatt Regency. The new DWTV will feature 24 hours of programming in English with a focus on news, lifestyle and regional content for Asia.
DW TV Asia to launch new english TV channel

The cornerstone of the channel is news from Europe and the world, along with a programming focus on regional news and events from Asia. The new channel will also feature a variety of documentaries, talk shows and programs covering culture and lifestyle. Highlights include Euromaxx, Arts. 21, Tomorrow Today and Discover Germany.

"The new DWTV opens a window to the world for our viewers in South Asia," said Dorothee Ulrichs, Head of Distribution Asia at DW.

"DW offers a unique perspective that is especially valued by local business and opinion leaders and DW News will now provide them with insights into international head-lines and the details behind regional issues," he added.

In India, the new DW TV will be available on DTH platforms such as DD Freedish , Dish TV and Airtel. It will also available on cable networks including Asianet, Hathways, DEN Networks, InCable Network, Ortel and GTPL.

Prasar Bharati, India's Public service broadcaster had signed a MoU with DW last year paving way for distribution of DD India on DTH Platform of Hotbird-13B Satellite and the reciprocal distribution of DW-TV on DD Freedish.

Source of Story / Courtesy: Yahoo News / ANI

DTH operators increased prices of monthly subscription due to high ENTERTAINMENT TAX

Pradeep/ New Delhi : After "AAP" government hike of entertainment tax on DTH, Videocon D2H and other DTH service increase price of monthly base pack.

Videocon D2H added a topup "D Entertainment", when called to customer service they informed us that it is extra tax for Delhi. "D Entertainment" price will be deducted per month Rs.8.00.

Rs.8.00 is applicable for base pack; if you are using any higher pack (platinum or other) then you may have to pay high tax charges. Some other DTH operators increased price for all over India.
For example:
Before Dish TV base pack price was Rs.241 per month, now you have to pay Rs.250 per month and same action taken by TATA Sky DTH and Airtel Digital TV.

You can also visit your current DTH service providers website for latest information of updated monthly subscription prices. There is not fault of DTH operators because this price is hiked by state government.
DTH operators increased price of monthly subscription prices
Rs.8/month extra topup added by Videocon D2H due to high Entertainment Taxes in Delhi

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has hiked the entertainment tax under the new budget. Direct-to-home operators and Delhi-based multi system operators (MSOs) have termed the hike in entertainment tax.

So now both MSOs and DTH players are now deliberating on an advertising campaign to inform subscribers of the hike in entertainment tax in DELHI.

For more updates of DTH Services, keep visit us.

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Zee Living Foodz Launched by Zee Entertainment Enterprises

New Delhi / Pradeep :  Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEEL) launched a Brand new TV channel "Zee Living Foodz" on 3rd September 2015. This channel will focus on food programs, daily lifestyle, reality shows and travels.
 Zee Living Foodz Launched by ZEEL

ZEEL very soon to launch five new channels including this channel, channels name are Zee Living Foodz, Zee Living, Living Houses and Living Roots as Mr. Subhash Chandra said in an interview.

Mr. Subhash Chandra also added that the group plans to expand into manufacturing of electronic products as it wants to take part in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India campaign.

Zee Living Foodz will be available across all direct to home (DTH) providers such as Dish TV, Tata Sky, Reliance Digital, Airtel Digital, Videocon and other leading cable networks from 11 September 2015.

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Swadesh News TV launched and transmisstion started

Swadesh News is latest National news channel launched by Sri Sai media pvt ltd. According to website, the news channel covering North india, mainly Panjab / Chandigarh, Hariyana, Himachal Pradesh and J&K. Also you will watch news from all over India.

Swadesh News also bringing you news from Politics, Entertainment, Sports, Lifestyle and technology.
Swadesh News TV launched and transmisstion started

The channel has already started transmission from Intelsat 20 satellite.

Here is down-linking details for this channel :
Satellite: Intelsat 20 @ 68.5° East
LNB Frequency: C-Band LNB (5150)
Frequency: 3790
Polarity: H
Symbol Rate: 7200
FEC: 3/4
22K: ON or Auto
Compression: DVB-S2/MPEG-4
Encryption: FTA

Swadesh News TV launched and transmisstion started

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