DD Freedish (DD Direct Plus) conducted 31st e-auction on 20th and 21st October, 2016. 27 numbers of DD Freedish DTH slot were auctioned. Out of these 27 e-Auctioned DTH slots, 24 channels will be continued after the expiry of their respective annual agreement.
3 new channels have won the DTH slots, channels are:
News State UT/UP
9X Bajao TV (Houseful Action Movie)
Teleshop channel (Maha Cartoon TV).
Doordarshan earned total revenue of Rs 129.30 Cr. by sale of DD Free Dish slots during 31st e-Auction. Although this e-auction to be completed on 6th October but due to some technical problem, it is completed on 20th and 21st October 2016.