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No decline in DD viewership in recent years: I&B ministry

Mumbai: There has been no decline in viewership of Doordarshan in recent years, the union information and broadcasting minister Anurag Thakur told Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Viewership of DD has been unaffected in spite of the increase of private TV channels in the broadcasting space during the past...

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DD's 2022 R-Day coverage garners 4.9 cr views across TV & digital

Mumbai: Doordarshan has garnered 2.6 crore views on YouTube and 2.3 crore views on its TV network on Republic Day 2022. The event also clocked 3.2 billion TV viewing minutes across 180 channels across the country which aired DD visuals from 9:30 a.m till noon. Through its Republic Day coverage,...

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DD Free Dish emerged as enabler of competitiveness in M&E industry: Prasar Bharati CEO

Mumbai: With a presence in over 40 million households, DD Free Dish has emerged as an enabler of competitiveness in the media and entertainment industry, said Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati on Wednesday, highlighting the stupendous growth recorded by the platform in recent years. Vempati...

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Broadcasters huddle up, as 5G roll-out plan gathers pace

Just as the industry was gearing up to welcome 2022, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) set the ball rolling on the 5G roll-out in India. The next wave of disruption in the telecom sector is set to hit 13 cities in the first phase: Gurugram, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chandigarh,...

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Prasar Bharati invites applications for acquisition of ready-made TV content

Mumbai: Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati has invited applications for acquisition of ready-made TV content. The applications should be submitted via the content acquisition portal of Prasar Bharati by 7 February.

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