58th e-Auction - PB Invited applications for allotment of MPEG-2 Slots

Prasar Bharati invited applications from Private satellite television broadcasters for the allotment of MPEG-2 slots of DD Free dish.

This 58th e-Auction will be processed to be tentatively held from 7th March 2022.

The 58th e-Auction will be conducted in accordance with policy guidelines for the allotment of vacant slots. These policy guidelines can be reached from here.

Who can participate in the 58th e-Auction?

Only satellite TV channels licensed and with valid permission by the ministry of I&B would be allowed to participate in the e-auction.


Language of Channel

Reserve Price

Bucket A+

All GEC (Hindi) Channels

15 Crore

Bucket B


Music (Hindi)

Sports (Hindi)

Teleshopping (Hindi)

GEC & Movies ( Bhojpuri)

12 Crore

Bucket C

News & Current Affairs (Hindi)

News & Current Affairs (English)

News & Current Affairs (Punjabi)



7 Crore

Bucket D

All Other Remaining Language Satellite TV Channels

`6 Crore

Bucket R1

Devotional (Spirituals / Aayush ) Channels

3 Crore




 Broadcasters desirous of allotment of the slot on DD Free dish are required to provide clear and unambiguous proof in support of genre classification of their channel. In case of lack of clarity, ambiguity, or conflicting information, applications will be deemed ineligible and may be summarily rejected.

58th e-Auction - PB Invited applications for allotment of MPEG-2 Slots

Prasar Bharati reserve the right to accept /reject/cancel/amend the e-auction slot at any time during the e-auction or after the e-auction.

Prasar Bharati already announced the 57th e-auction for MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 slots. Results are awaited.

You can apply online if you are a private TV broadcaster. You can check the currently available DD Free dish MPEG-2 latest TV channel list or you can visit the main website.

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  • Unknown
    Unknown March 7, 2022 at 9:31 AM

    Please Kannada and South launguage channels

    • Admin
      Admin March 9, 2022 at 10:22 PM

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