India's Public broadcaster Prasar Bharti launched the DD India channel in a high definition (HD) version on 3rd October 2020. DD India channel recently re-branded as an English news and current affairs channel. It will be the 3rd channel of Doordarshan in Full HD (High definition).Also, Read - The DD India TV channel rebranded as a news and current affairs channel
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Doordarshan Delhi services of transponder C-05, GSAT-10 satellite will be available with a new downlink parameter - Downlink Frequency - 3885, Symbol Rate- 30000, FEC - 3/4, Polarity - Vertical, System- DVB-S2, Modulation - 8PSK, Quality - MPEG-4 from the intervening night of 2nd October – 3rd October. Services: DD National, DD News, DD Bharati, DD Kisan, DD Urdu, DD Sports, RSTV, DD National (HD), DD News (HD), DD India (HD).
It means DD India HD channel will be available from 3rd October, It is a free channel, you can demand your Cable or DTH operator.
Although both HD channels were already available on DD Free Dish, currently only the DD News HD is available due to limited vacant slots on DD Free dish.
Prasar Bharati CEO Mr.Shashi Shekar Vempati had recently replied to a twitter user on twitter in the response to a question on "Why not HD channels in national Bharti and dd retro only news comes in the HD form?".
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HD channels require 3 times the satellite capacity of a SD channel. We have requested @isro for additional capacity on their future satellites so that we can increase the number of DD channels available in HD. https://t.co/xncwpuADH2— Shashi S Vempati (@shashidigital) August 30, 2020
It means DD Free dish may add more TV slots to increase its TV channels, and very soon Doordarshan's other HD channels may be available on DD Free dish DTH.