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.
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.
Now prepare your activation data in this format
Name of Viewer -
Viewer's Mobile Number -
Viewer's Address -
Set-Top Box Serial No.
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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