DD Free Dish Started Regular Broadcast on New Satellite GSAT 15

DD Free Dish gets new satellite GSAT-15 by this year

This latest update from Mr. CK Jain (Twitter)  as he replied to one person that "GSAT-15 satellite will replace INSAT 4B. DD Free Dish will migrate to GSAT-15 in November / December". GSAT-15 satellite scheduled to launch by November 2015. GSAT-15 will carry high bandwidth (36Mhz), 24 Ku-band transponders.
DD Free Dish will migrate to new satellite GSAT-15

 GSAT-15 satellite will be available at the same Longitude of current DD Free Dish Satellite ( Insat4B) at 93.5° East. Prasar Bharati already announced for upgrading more TV channels by this year in MPEG-4 format. So the GSAT-15 satellite will help in this mission.

Here is details according to the official website.

Satellite Main Functions: Communication & GAGAN
Orbit Location:            93.5° East in Geo
Frequency:                Ku-Band / L-Band
Mission Life:             12 Years
Equipment:             24 Ku-band transponders
                                   2 GAGAN payloads
                           2 Ku-band Beacon

Coverage :                  Ku-Band: India mainland
                                    L-Band: Global coverage
DD Free Dish will migrate to new satellite GSAT-15

The Indian satellite with a design life of 12 years will have 24 Ku-band transponders (automatic receivers and transmitters of radio signals) and two GAGAN (GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation) transponders.

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  3. 100 saal Jena koi badi baat nahi sar 1 din me wasa kar jaye ki ddfree dish wale ko pura world Jane aur other dth platform ki chutti ho jaye

  4. DD free dish ku band coverage in Andaman and Nicobar Islands?


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