52nd e-Auction - New Channels List and Removed Channel List

 Latest Update -

Results of the 52nd e-auction 

Channels to be removed from 1st April 2021

  1. Surya Cinema
  2. Surya Bhojpuri
  3. News 24
  4. Maha Punjabi
  5. Lord Buddha TV

New TV Channels to be available from  1st April 2021-

  1. Azaad
  2. The Q India
  3. Aaho Music
  4. BDM (Rishtey Bhojpuri)
  5. BFlix Movies
  6. Manoranjan Grand
  7. Zee Zabardast
  8. Aastha
  9. Sanskar TV

This is good news for DD Free dish fans and private TV channels that Prasar Bharati has invited applications for satellite TV channels to participate in MPEG-2 slots of DD Free dish.

It is 3rd annual e-auction process to be tentatively held from 22nd February 2021.

This 52nd e-auction will be processed according to new policy guidelines which notified by Prasar Bharati on 15/01/2019, which is already amendment notified on 1st November 2019.

DD Free dish 52nd e-Auction - 52 e auction for MPEG-2 channels - Know Results and New TV channels

Which TV channels can participate in the 52nd e-auction?

The satellite TV channels which are licensed by the Ministry of I&B for downlinking in India would be allotted slots on DD Free dish. International TV channels can also participate in this 52nd e-auction 2021.

Prasar Bharati has reserved the price for MPEG-2 slots according to the below bucket/categories -

  • Bucket A+  - All GEC (Hindi) TV channels - 15 Crore
  • Bucket A  - All Movie (Hindi) TV channels - 12 Crore
  • Bucket B  - All Music (Hindi) channels, Sports (Hindi) channels, GEC (Bhojpuri) channels, Movies (Bhojpuri) channels, and Teleshopping (Hindi) channels - 10 Crore
  • Bucket C  - News & Current affairs (Hindi / English / Punjabi) channels - 7 Crore
  • Bucket D  - All other remaining Genre (Language) channels and Regional Teleshopping channels  - 6 Crore
  • Bucket R1 - Devotional / Spiritual / Aayush channels - 3 Crore

The interesting TV channel can participate in the 52nd e-auction and can bid above this reserve price.

Interested broadcasters may apply online at https://fdslots.prasarbharati.org and upload all required documents as prescribed in the application.

You can checklist of documents and original advertisement by Prasar Bharati from here related to 52nd DD Free dish e-Auction.

You can check other e-auction updates from here. You can check DD Free dish 52nd e-Auction updates in Hindi from here.

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  1. Arihant chanal broadcast in dd free dish please

  2. Add more devotional channels please

  3. Star sport first ayega ki nahi sir

    Please chalu kr do yar bahot bor gaya hoon


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