Latest Update -
Prasar Bharati Declared the results of the 49th e-auction which has successfully completed for the DD Free dish MPEG-4 slot.
Here is the List of New Upcoming TV channels -
Prasar Bharati notified the private television broadcaster to join DD Free dish by 49th e-Auction.
This e-Auction will be held on the afternoon of 4th November for the allotment of vacant MPEG-4 channels slots on DD Free dish DTH.
Here are the complete details of the 49th e-Auction -
49th e-Auction Time and Date - 4th November 2020, Afternoon.
Period of Availability - 10th November 2020 to 31st March 2021.
49th e-Auction Results - To be announced after 5th November 2020
Which TV channels can participate in the 49th e-Auction?
Only satellite television channels licensed by the Ministry of I&B for downlinking in India. International television broadcasters are also allowed if the channel is licensed by the Ministry of I&B for downlinking in India.
What is does it mean by MPEG-4 slot?
The channel provider shall be required to notify viewers of the need to use the Prasar Bharati authorized Set-top-Boxes (STBs), to watch these TV channels without any interruptions. Because Prasar Bharati reserves all rights to restrict access of MPEG-4 signals to unauthorized STBs.
For details like DD Free dish e-auction process, terms & conditions, and payments, etc. Please check the policy guidelines available on doordarshan.gov.in and prasarbharati.gov.in official websites.
Here is the 49th e-Auction Advertisement -
You can check the official notification from here.