How to activate DD Free dish i-CAS MPEG-4 Set-Top box?

As you know recently Prasar Bharati approved Indian Manufacturers to produce i-cas enabled MPEG-4 set-top box in India for DD Free Dish DTH.

It is not free to air set-top box, it comes with an inbuilt Indian conditional access system (i-cas) which is suitable to receive DD Free dish MPEG-4 TV channels. A few years ago Prasar Bharati added MPEG-4 slots and TV channels in DD Free dish direct to home service. These channels are encrypted by the Indian conditional access system (i-cas) which can be accessed by using only Prasar Bharati approved & activated DD Fr44ee dish set-top box.
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Although, as of now all the MPEG-4 TV channels running free-to-air for a temporary basis, so MPEG-4 TV channels can be accessed by any available free to air set-top box also.

If you have recently bought a DD Free dish i-CAS enabled set-top box, then we will let you know how to activate this box.
  • Unbox the DD Free Dish Set-Top box, and connect it with your television set.
  • Now you will see, the TV screen which will show error no. 104.
  • On the same screen, you will find a passcode.
  • Just note the passcode, and check your set-top box gift box, here you will find set-top box serial number.
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Now prepare your activation data in this format

Name of Viewer -
Viewer's Mobile Number -
Viewer's Address - 
Set-Top Box Serial No.
Passcode -

How to find passcode - 

Go to the System Information screen

Press >> Manu Button >> Then press >> Forward Arrow  4 times

You will get system info screen

Enter that screen, Passcode is mentioned there

How to find Set-Top Box Serial Number - 

You can check on TV screen, it starts with DDTH.

Provide this above information to your seller, your dealer, now wait for the activation. It should activate within 24 hours.

You can watch DD Free Dish channel number 103, for a faster upgrade process.

You can check the updated DD Free dish MPEG-4 TV Channels list.

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  • Unknown
    Unknown July 19, 2020 at 7:30 PM

    How can i buy this icas set top box please tell me i want to replace my old set top box

    • Unknown
      Unknown November 23, 2021 at 5:17 AM

    • Sandeep
      Sandeep January 21, 2023 at 8:38 PM

      LNB frequency change kaise karte hai

    • Admin
      Admin January 21, 2023 at 10:48 PM

  • July 19, 2020 at 10:30 PM

    Please provide Telugu free to air channels in DD FREE DISH PLATFORM

  • Partha Barman
    Partha Barman August 5, 2020 at 6:41 PM

    MPEG 4 may koi bengali channel nahi ha leke keya faida

  • இளம்பரிதி
    இளம்பரிதி December 5, 2020 at 6:05 PM

    Please add TamilNadu's education chennal Kalvi tholaikatchi.

  • Unknown
    Unknown June 11, 2021 at 1:40 PM

    Sir mere mpj4 setopbox me 30 se jyada channel scane krne pr nhi aa rha hai .news ka koi bhi channel nhi aa rha hai plz help me

    • Admin
      Admin January 21, 2023 at 10:49 PM

      You can Blind Scan or Auto Scan your box once again

  • अरूण
    अरूण June 26, 2021 at 12:31 PM

    Sir I am having my old mpeg2 settop box and viewing channels. Now I have purchased a mpeg4 settop box, and replaced it, but there is no signal. Should I have to change direction of dish antenna?
    Or what should I do?

    • Admin
      Admin January 21, 2023 at 10:50 PM

      No, You can Just Blind Scan or Auto Scan your box once again

    NEHRU July 7, 2021 at 12:02 PM

    Add TAMIL channels

  • Pramod Kore
    Pramod Kore November 19, 2021 at 4:01 PM

    I have Free dish setup box since 1year, I have pressed Factory rest. From 2day I am unable to see it's going auto Scan. It's showing checked cable, signal, etc. All are in good. But still not getting ON

    • Admin
      Admin November 20, 2021 at 1:03 PM

      Hello Sir,
      You Ask question to Trackdish Team, They will reply you surely.

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