Doordarshan Upgrading Terrestrial to DVB-T2 and DVB-H Technology in Delhi NCR

Doordarshan Upgrading from Terrestrial to DVB-T2 and DVB-H Technology

Terrestrial Broadcasting vs. DVB-T2 Broadcasting:

In India Terrestrial regular daily transmission started in 1965 as a part of All India Radio. It runs by old TV antennas on the roofs for analogue television. But now Prasar Bharati announced for DVB-T/DVB-T2 transmission. DVB-T2 is the digital terrestrial television and thus comparable to the old TV antennas. It can be also used as an indoor antenna. you can also use your old antenna for DVB-T2.

DVB-H Broadcasting:

DVB-H still in the testing is digital television for mobile phones; it has very high signal frequency then DVB-T2 that is called DVB-H. If the time has come, with DVB-H and a correspondingly equipped mobile phone, you will be able to watch mobile television on the go.


DVB-H channels also can be watch on DVB-T2 devices but DVB-H may not receive due to limitation of frequency decoders in Mobile phones. But it depends mobile manufacturers that what type of decoder he used in mobile devices for DVB-H.

At this time by DVB-H / DVB-T2 technology following channels are testing in Delhi NCR:

TV Channels:

001 DD National

Radio Channels:
001 Air Guajarati
002 AIR FM Gold
003 AIR FM Rainbow

Current Frequency:

Frequency: 538
Bandwidth: 8M
Doordarshan Upgrading from Terrestrial to DVB-T2 and DVB-H Technology
Doordarshan Testing on DVB-T2 / DVB-H

These channels can be received by DVB-T2 devices and also DVB-H devices. Here is some mobile phone which has DVB-H decoder system.

  • Nokia N92
  • Motorola
  • Siemens / BenQ
  • Sagem My-X8

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Reference image of Nokia Mobile
Although some headset also coming which has DVB-H decoder or functionality to watch channels on mobile.

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DVB-H enabled Headset
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