New Delhi: The information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry has allocated a sum of Rs20 crore to public broadcaster Prasar Bharati to distribute direct-to-home (DTH) set-top boxes free of charge in tribal, remote and border areas. In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, Rajyavardhan Rathore, minister of state for information and broadcasting, said that 30,000 […]
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NEW DELHI: Doordarshan’s FreeDish is all set to hold its second e-auction with differential reserve prices for general entertainment channels and news channels. The 37th e-auction is slated for 22 August and the reserve prices for general entertainment channels will be Rs 80 million but the reserve price for news and current affairs channels will […]
Broadcaster Star Sports is on its way to launching India’s first ever private free-to-air sports channel, according to people familiar with the situation. The channel will be called Star Sports First and be available on public broadcaster Doordarshan’s free-to-air Direct-To-Home platform Freedish. Doordarshan’s DD Sports is India’s only other free-to-air sports channel right now. Star […]
New Delhi: State broadcaster Doordarshan’s free-to-air direct-to-home (DTH) platform DD Free Dish earned Rs85.10 crore in an e-auction held on Tuesday to award 11 channel slots to private broadcasters. This was the highest amount earned by Free Dish in an auction ever. Out of the total 11 slots put up for sale in the auction, […]
New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government has decided to use cartoons based on Indian culture, mythology and ethos to stop the cultural onslaught by kids shows based on foreign characters. Doordarshan is attempting to take on the foreign cartoon channels being beamed in the country by launching it’s own kids specific channel soon. The DD […]
Smart, sleek, addressable New age DD Free Dish Set Top Boxes ingrained with first ever Indian CAS (Conditional Access System) ready for roll out from July end this year. This news was officially posted by Ms.Supriya Sahu IAS on Twitter Page. Source: https://twitter.com/DG_Doordarshan/status/870883684013883392 Here are few snaps of the new Set-Top Boxes.