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Thursday, May 18, 2017

DD Free Dish DTH Customer Care Number Toll Free

DD Freedish is India's one and only FREE DTH service which is providing above 80 entertainment and news channels and 48 education TV channels. If you are DD Freedish subscriber and want to contact DD Free Dish DTH then here customer care nos. where you can contact theme for latest channels, e-auctions, iCAS set-top boxes and migration details.
DD Free Dish DTH Customer Care Number Toll Free

TOLL FREE NO. 1800110510.
ADDRESS Copernicus Marg,
Mandi House, State: Delhi, India.
Pin Code – 11000
E-MAIL ddfreedishdth@gmail.com

Please let us know if you have any query about above DD Freedish toll free customer care nos. if you it is not correct please inform us.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

DD Freedish conducting it's 35th E-Auction on 25th May 2017

DD Freedish conducting it's 35th E-Auction on 25th May 2017

This is very good update for DD Freedish subscribers that DD Freedish going to held its 35th e-auction on 25th May 2017; for filling up vacant DTH slots of DD Freedish platform.

In this e-auction, DD Freedish can get new TV channels and some existing TV channels renew its annual subscription.
This 35th E-Auction is only for Non-News channels as per press advertisements. Interested private TV channels can submit application.

This process will be completed in the coming days. You will get all the information related to connecting channels and the process of adding new channels and all the frequency related to it.

Here are official press advertisements which you can also find on DD India official website.

DD Freedish conducting it's 35th E-Auction on 25th May 2017

Once this e-auction will be completed then we will inform you here it’s updated like 35th e-auction results, channels name and frequencies details.

Till then you can keep visit us, you have any query then you can ask via comment. Please do not forget to share this update with your friends on Facebook and Twitter.

Friday, April 28, 2017

DD Freedish's completed 34th e-auction - 3 TV Channels renewed

Latest Updated : 09/05/2017
DD Freedish's completed 34th e-auction - 3 TV Channels renewed successfully.

“In today’s auction, Zee Anmol Cinema, Sony Wah and 9X Jalwa won slots at the highest ever price of Rs 8 crore,” informed DD DG Supriya Sahu.

Doordarshan successfully conducted 34th online e-auction for filling up of vacant non-news and current affairs category DTH slot for the DTH service of Doordarshan's DD Free dish on 9th May 2017 (Tuesday).

Friday, April 7, 2017

ABS Freedish may be blocking soon in India

It may a bad news for those who watching ABS satellite free-to-air TV channels because The Ministry of Broadcasting and Information (MIB) has requested the Department of Space (DoS) to block Asia broadcast Satellite (ABS)’s signals in India.

ABS2 satellite beaming ku-band free TV signals in India at 74.9 degree east without licence from the ministry.
ABS Freedish may be block soon in India

ABS2 added many popular free-to-air Indian TV channels on its platform, as per official website of Asia broadcast Satellite there is no information about subscription and its DTH service.

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said in the Lok Sabha that Keeping in view the national security angle, the MIB requested DoS to block the signals of ABS, which is beaming in India.

There are the only 7 (Dish, TataSky, Reliance, Videocon d2h, Sun Direct, Airtel and DD Freedish) DTH platforms in India which are permitted to transmit TVchannels into India.

ABS operates from Hong Kong and the Philippines but is officially headquartered in Bermuda.

So from now this blog will provide some entertaining information from DD Freedish not  from ABS Freedish. And don't take it on your heart :-)

Saturday, April 1, 2017

DD Freedish 33rd e-Auction Cancelled

Latest Update: DD Freedish conducted recently 33rd e-Auction for vacant slots on DD Freedish. But this eauction is not completed because no any private broadcaster taken part in it due to hike of annual subscription of vacant slots.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Doordarshan approved five Indian OEMs to produce DD Free Dish iCAS STB

Doordarshan approved five Indian OEMs to produce DD Free Dish iCAS STB

This is breaking news for DD Freedish subscriber that Doordarshan approved tenders of 5 Indian manufacturers to manufacture set-top box for Doordarshan.

Recently Doordarshan announced that now Doordarshan Freedish will carry mpeg-4 channels with iCAS (Indian Conditional Access System). But it does not mean that old STBs will not work, they can enjoy continuously 80 TV channels in their STBs. New MPEG-4 channels will be available in iCAS enabled set-top boxes.

for iCAS DD Free dish approved tenders of five Indian manufactures to produce special set-top box with iCAS system.
Doordarshan approved five Indian OEMs to produce DD Free Dish iCAS STB
DD Freedish official logo

Here are five manufactures:

KMTS Engineering PVT LTD
Brand: SOLID
STB Model No. SOLID 786

Modern Communication and Broadcast
Brand: MCBS
STB Model No. Champion400SI SD
                 Champion400SI HD

Velankani Electronics PVT LTD
                 PRYSM HD-S2

BGM Holding Company
STB Model No. WLD001

Millennium Technology
STB Model No. MB441

(But keep remember that Doordarshan approved documents submitted in tender process; agreement still pending, we will update you accordingly.)

What is new in these set-top boxes?
All set-top boxes manufacturing by OEMs (STB manufactures) will be integrate by iCAS provided by ByDesign Company and Doordarshan approved firmware/middleware/software. All set-top box will be BIS certified and tested.

So now wait is over and very soon these set-top boxes will be available in your nearest local shop.

The official update available on DD India website - Click here to read

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Result of DD Freedish 32th E-Auction completed on 14th February 2017

As you know, DD Freedish (DD Direct Plus) held 32th online e-auction on 14th February 2017 to fill its vacant slots on DTH. Total 10 slots were auctioned and 18 private television broadcasters participated.  Here is status of 10 slots who won DTH slots.
Status of DD Freedish 32th E-Auction completed on 14th February 2017

DD Freedish TV channels who successfully renewed annual subscriptions are:
Manoranjan Movies (Renewed)
Rishtey TV               (Renewed)
Sony Pal                   (Renewed)
MTV Beats               (Renewed)
Movie House            (Renewed)
Star Utsav Movies    (Renewed)
Dabangg TV              (Renewed)
Movie House             (Renewed)

DD Freedish TV channels who won the slots are:
Mubu TV              (New)
ETV UP / UK               (New)
ETV Rajasthan     (New)

DD Freedish TV channels which has removed from DTH are:
Chitrapat Marathi
Fakt Marathi
Unknown (To be confirmed)

DD Freedish new channels replaced with below channels:
Fakt Marathi removed and ETV Rajasthan added at channel no.79
Chitrapat Marathi removed and ETV Uttar Pradesh added at channel no.80

Here is Updated channel list by Frequency
or Updated channels list by package / Genre

For more updates of Free Dish, keep visit us on www.freedish.in

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

DD Freedish conducting 32nd e-Auction for Filling Vacant DTH Slots

DD Free dish will going to conduct its 32nd online e-Auction for filling up of DD Free Dish DTH slot of Doordarshan on 14th February, 2017 (Tuesday). Interested Private TV channels are requested to submit their applications along with requisite documents and demand drafts on or before 14th February, 2017, latest by 12:00 noon for participation in the e-Auction.
DD Freedish conducting 32nd e-Auction for Filling Vacant DTH Slots
DD Freedish Press Advertisements


1. Doordarshan will conduct 32nd online e-Auction for filling up of Vacant DTH Slot for the DTH Service of Doordarshan's DD Free Dish on 14th February, 2017 (Tuesday).
2. The Reserve Price per DTH Slot is Rs.4.80 Crores.
3. M/s. C1 India Pvt. Limited, Gurgaon will conduct the 32nd online e-Auction on behalf of Prasar Bharati.
4.The following formalities should be completed for participation in the e-Auction:

  • All the interested channels should submit Uplinking and Downlinking permission from the Ministry of I&B along with the Application. 
  • Participation Amount is Rs.1.50 Crore (Rupees One Crore and Fifty Lakh) only, Demand Draft in favour of PB  (BCI)  Doordarshan  Commercial  Service,  New Delhi. 
  • Processing Fee (Non-refundable) Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand) only, Demand Draft in favour of PB  (BCI)  Doordarshan  Commercial  Service,  New Delhi.

5. The Demand Drafts should be issued by any Scheduled Bank.
6. The Last Date for submission of completed Application for 32nd online e-Auction is February, 2017 (Tuesday) latest by 12:00 P.M.  The application can be submitted in Person or by Registered Post latest by 12:00 P.M.  On or before 14 February, 2017 (Tuesday) in :

Room No.320, 3rd Floor, Tower-A,  
Directorate General:  Doordarshan,
Doordarshan Bhawan, 
Copernicus Marg, New Delhi-110001.

7. Online Training will be provided to all the participants by M/s. C1 India Pvt. Limited, Gurgaon.

8. Incremental amount will be Rs.10.00 Lakhs for 32nd online e-Auction and every e-Auction will be of 15 Minutes duration.

9. Additional 5 Minutes will be added if the bid is received before the closing time of each e-Auction.

10. Next Round of e-Auction if held will be conducted after 10 Minutes after each round of e-Auction.

11. If required, Prasar Bharati/Doordarsha n can extend e-Auction to the next day or as the
case may be.

12. The successful Channel is required to arrange their own IRD Box in advance to place their Channel old DD Flee Dish Platform on time.

13. The EMD Drafts will be returned to the unsuccessful Bidders within a week or immediately after the e-Auction is over.
14. The Successful Channels are required to deposit Rs.1.10 Crore ( 1st Instalment) of Reserve Price within one month from the placement of Channel on DD Free Dish alongwith Service Tax @ 15% on total Bid amount.
15. The 2nd Instalment amounting to Rs.1.10 Crore to be deposited by the successful channel in the second month from the placement of Channel.

16. The Balance Bid amount should be deposited on or before Six Months from the placement of the channel on DD Free Dish failing which the deposited amount shall be forfeited and the channel will be discontinued from DD Free Dish after 21 days discontinuation notice.

17. Prasar Bharati reserve the rights to accept/reject/cancel/amend the e-Auction/slot at any time during the e-Auction or after e-Auction.

18. All revision, clarification, corrigenda, addenda, time extension etc., to the e-Auction will be hosted on httD://www.ddindia.gov.in/Technical/Pages/DD-Free-Dish-(DTH).aspx   Bidders should regularly visit this website to keep themselves updated.

For further details / information please visit official

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