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DD Free Dish announces new channel numbers effective 1 April

Mumbai: Prasar Bharati’s free direct-to-home (DTH) platform DD Free Dish has announced the new channel numbers for 167 TV channels and 48 radio channels that will come into effect from 1 April. The TV channels comprise 91 Doordarshan channels including 51 cobranded educational channels and 76...

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Lifestyle channel FoodFood to go live on DD Free Dish starting 1 April

Mumbai: Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor's food and lifestyle channel FoodFood is set to go live on Prasar Bharati’s free-to-air DTH service DD Free Dish from 1 April. With this development, FoodFood becomes the only speciality channel to be made available on the largest DTH platform of the country...

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Contender GECs to make bigger dent in the free-to-air market

This year, the contender channels such as Shemaroo TV, The Q, and Azaad TV will be able to make a bigger dent in the FTA market due to the absence of big broadcasters’ Hindi general entertainment channels on Prasar Bharati’s DD Free Dish.

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Free Dish MPEG-2 slots to be allotted on pro-rata basis in 59th e-auction: Prasar Bharati

Mumbai: Prasar Bharati has invited applications for allotment of vacant MPEG-2 slots of DD Free Dish DTH platform on a pro-rata basis for the period from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023. The e-auction process will be tentatively held on 23 March.

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Prasar Bharati inks deal with Yupp TV to expand DD India’s global reach

Mumbai: Prasar Bharati has signed a memorandum of understanding with OTT platform Yupp TV to distribute DD India in USA, UK, Europe, Middle East, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.   The content hosting agreement was signed by Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati and Yupp TV founder and CEO...

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