Latest Update -
68th e-auction completed for MPEG-4, Result Declared. Know the Upcoming TV channel in the MPEG-4 slot from 15th April 2023.
Previous Update -
We have already informed you that a few slots remain vacant on the DD Free dish platform after completing the 67th online e-auction for MPEG-2 and the 66th e-Auction for the MPEG-4 slots.
So again Prasar Bharti invited applications from Private TV channels broadcaster to allot MPEG-4 vacant slots. This e-Auction will be tentatively held on 5th April 2023.
So the 68th e-auction is to be held on 5 April for the allotment of vacant MPEG-4 slots. Below is quick information -
68th e-Auction Information -
- Vacant Slots - MPEG-4
- Date of e-Auction - 5th April 2023
- Period - 15th April 2023 to 31st March 2024
- Last Date - 3 April 2023 by 3:00 PM
- Type of e-Auction - Pro-Rata Basis
- Apply Online
So Only satellite TV channels licensed by the Ministry of I&B would be allowed to participate in the e-auction. Only companies holding valid permission from the Ministry of I&B can apply for participation in the e-auction for the allocation of MPEG-4 slot, International public broadcasters may also apply.
If any Television broadcaster wants to participate then apply online. You can read the original notification here.