DD Freedish key highlights of first annual e-auction for vacant slots

DD Freedish key highlights of first annual e-auction for vacant slots

The first annual e-Auction as per the new policy (38th e-Auction of DD FreeDish (DD Direct Plus)) was successfully conducted from 11th Feb 2019 that ended on 14th Feb 2019. This e-Auction took place based on the revised policy announced by Prasar Bharati on 15th January 2019. Applications were received for e-auction under 5 different buckets, i.e.
i) BUCKET A+ : All GEC (Hindi) Channels & Teleshopping ,
ii)BUCKET A: All Movie (Hindi) Channels,
iii)BUCKET B: All Music(Hindi) Channels, Sports (Hindi) Channels, Movies (Bhojpuri), GEC (Bhojpuri),
iv)BUCKET C: All News& Current Affairs (Hindi), All News& Current Affairs (English) Channels and News& Current Affairs (Punjabi) Channels and
v)BUCKET D: All other remaining Genre (Language).
DD Freedish key highlights of first annual e-auction for vacant slots

Subsequently, 40 channels were successfully allocated slots on various buckets. Subject to completion of all formalities, the channels who have successfully bid for slots will come on air on DD FreeDish platform from 1st of March 2019. Consequently, the existing channels, which are on the DD FreeDish platform on a pro-rata basis, will be off air after 28th February 2019.

DD Free dish Popular channels were which may remove shortly:

  • Zee Anmol
  • Zee Anmol Cinema
  • Star Utsav
  • Star Bharat
  • Star Utsav Movies
  • Rishtey
  • Rishtey Cineplex
  • Sony Wah
  • Sony Pal

40 channels were successfully won the slot on DD Free dish, which will be available from 1st March 2019

Entertainment Channels:
Big Magic (Hindi)
Dangal TV (Hindi)
Big Ganga (Bhojpuri)

Movie Channels:
B4u Movies
Enterr10 Movies (Hindi & Bhojpuri)
Maha Movies (Hindi)
Manoranjan TV (Hindi)
Movie House (Hindi)
NT8 Movie (unknown)
Sky Star Movies (Hindi)
Ashirwad Movies (Housefull action) (Bhojpuri)
Bhojpuri Cinema (Bhojpuri)
Dabangg (Hindi & Bhojpuri)
Manoranjan Movies (Punjabi)
Fakt Marathi (Marathi)
T TV (Punjabi)

Music Channels :
B4U Music (Hindi)
9XM Music (Hindi)
Mastii TV (Hindi)
MTV Beats (Hindi)
Sony Mix (Hindi)
Zing (Hindi)

Other Channels
Fashion TV (English)
Star Sports First  (Hindi & English)

News Channels:
Zee News  (Hindi)
Republic Bharat (Hindi)
Aaj Tak (Hindi)
Zee Hindustan (Hindi)
Aaj Tak Tej (Hindi)
India TV (Hindi)
ABP News (Hindi)
India News (Hindi)
News18 India (Hindi)
NDTV India (Hindi)
News18 Rajasthan (Hindi)
News18 UP/UK (Hindi)
News24 (Hindi)
News Nation (Hindi)
News State UP/UK (Hindi)
Surya Samachar (Hindi)

For more updates of DD Free dish and other DTH, keep visit us on www.dthnews.com

Also Read :
What happens if all popular channels to be removed from DD Freedish?