Hindi News channel “DD News” available on Doordarshan Free Dish DTH Service on Satellite Insat 4B (KU Band) at 93.5° East. DD News channel is available on Frequency 10990, Vertical, 28500 and is in MPEG-2 format.
DD News channel is available on DD Free Dish on Channel No.2.
Doordarshan News, usually referred to by its abbreviation as DD News, is India’s only 24-hour terrestrial TV news channel. The Prasar Bharati company board approved the proposal to start a 24-hour news channel in place of DD Metro, which was closing. This was subsequently approved by the Union Cabinet in an 3 October 2003 meeting.
DD Metro was converted into a 24-hour TV news channel, into DD News, which launched on 3 November 2003. Its terrestrial reach is 21.6% by area and 44.9% by population of India.
The below are the technical parameters of DD News channel.
Satellite: Insat 4B at 93.5° East
LNB Frequency: 9750 or Select (9750-10600)Universal
Symbol Rate: 28500
22K: OFF or Select Auto