Zingaat Movie channel added on DD Freedish CH No.69

This is good news for DD Freedish subscribers that Zingaat newly launched channel in Hindi will be available on DD Freedish DTH.

This channel will be available from 16th August 2019. Prasar Bharti added this channel as pro-rata basis. This channel already won the vacant slot of DD Freedish in 41th e-Auction. Total 3 channels won the slots on DD Freedish DTH, in 41st e-Auction. Manoranjan Grand, Zingaat, and Skystar Telegu.

After TRAI new rules, India's leading networks removed their free to air entertainment TV channels from DD Freedish, now Zingaat channel trying fit in this blank space for Hindi peoples.

Zingaat which earlier was a Marathi channel has been shut down for a while and will be coming back in a new avatar.

Here is satellite frequency of Zingaat TV channel for Universal LNB Frequency:

Satellite Name - GSAT15
Service Name - DD Freedish
Position - 93.5 East
LNB Frequency - 09750-10600 (Universal LNB)
TP Frequency - 11550
POL - V
Symbol Rate - 29500
Quality - MPEG-2
System - DVB-S
Mode - FTA

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The Zingaat TV channel will be available on DD Freedish from 16/08/2019 to 29/02/2019


You can visit us on 16th August 2019 or you can check DD Freedish latest channels list.

Manoranjan Grand TV Hindi Entertainment Channel added on CH No. 05

Manoranjan Grand TV Hindi Entertainment Channel now available on DD Free dish DTH at DD Free dish channel no.005

This is good news for DD Freedish subscribers that Manoranjan Grand newly launched channel will be available on DD Freedish DTH.
This channel will be available from 16th August 2019. Prasar Bharti added this channel as pro-rata basis. This channel already won the vacant slot of DD Freedish in 41th e-Auction. In this e-auction total, 3 channels won the slots. Manoranjan Grand, Zingaat Marathi, and Skystar Telegu.


After TRAI new rule, the leading TV networks removed their free to air entertainment TV channels from DD Freedish, now Manoranjan Grand channel trying fit in this blank space.

At launch, Manoranjan Grand will offer two hours of original primetime programming on weekdays and three hours on the weekends.

Here is satellite frequency of Manoranjan Grand channel for Universal LNB Frequency:

Satellite Name - GSAT15
Service Name - DD Freedish
Position - 93.5 East
LNB Frequency - 09750-10600 (Universal LNB)
TP Frequency - 11090
POL - V
Symbol Rate - 29500
Quality - MPEG-2
System - DVB-S
Mode - FTA

Here is satellite frequency of Manoranjan Grand channel for 05150 LNB Frequency:

Satellite Name - GSAT15
Service Name - DD Freedish
Position - 93.5 East
LNB Frequency - 05150
TP Frequency - 3811
POL - V
Symbol Rate - 29500
Quality - MPEG-2
System - DVB-S
Mode - FTA

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The Manoranjan Grand TV channel will be available on DD Freedish from 16/08/2019 to 29/02/2019


You can visit us on 16th August 2019 or you can check DD Freedish latest channels list.

41st e-auction : 3 Channels won the slot of DD Freedish

This is good news for DD Freedish subscribers that Prasar Bharati completed its 41st e-auction of DD Free Dish successfully. As a result, 3 TV channels won the slot on DD Freedish DTH.

Recently Prasar Bharati invited applications from private satellite TV channels for pro-rata allotment of MPEG-2
vacant slots on DD Free Dish DTH Platform for the period from 16.08.2019 to 29.02.2020 by the 41st e-auction.

So finally DD Freedish's 41st e-auction completed successfully, Here is the result of 41st e-auction of DD Free Dish.
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You can check its information on doordarshan.gov.in

Here are the TV channels which is already added on DD Freedish

Manoranjan Grand channel is launching on 15th August, Test card already added on Insat 4A satellite.
Zingaat is latest free to air Marathi movie channel, which will be also available on DD Freedish dth.

Although Skystar Telegu is already available on DD Freedish in MPEG-4 slot. Now it will be available in the MPEG-2 slot.

These three channels are added on DD Freedish as pro-rata basis for the period from 16.08.2019 to 29.02.2020.

You can check the updated MPEG-2 channel list from here.

How many channels are available on DD free dish in 2019?


Here you can check how many TV channels available in DD Freedish and by using which set-top box. you can receive it. 

MPEG-2 TV channels in DD Freedish -

 In DD Freedish, There are 80 MPEG-2  TV channels are available in standard definition quality and 45+ (MPEG-2) Educational Standard definition channels are also available.

Please note -  "MPEG-2 " DD Freedish channels will be available in -
  • Free to Air MPEG-2  Set-Top Box
  • Free to Air MPEG-4  Set-Top Box,
  • Free to Air HD Set-Top Boxes
  • and DD Freedish MPEG-4 iCAS Set-Top Boxes.

MPEG-4 TV channels in DD Freedish -

DD Freedish also start broadcasting TV channels in MPEG-4 quality (Standard Quality) including different-different language like Bangla TV channels, Telegu TV channels and Marathi TV channels available. You can checklist of MPEG-4 channels from here.

Please note -  "MPEG-2 + MPEG-4" DD Freedish channels will be available only in -
  • Free to Air MPEG-4 Set-Top Box,
  • Free to Air HD Set-Top Boxes
  • and DD Freedish MPEG-4 iCAS Set-Top Boxes.

HD TV channels in DD Freedish with Dolby Audio -

Yes, It is true DD Freedish, also started Full HD TV channels on DD Freedish platform with Dolby Audio sound. You can view DD National HD and DD News HD in high picture quality and Dolby sound. At this time in DD Freedish only 2 Full HD channels available. You can check the list of HD channels from here.


Please note -  "MPEG-2 + MPEG-4 + HD" DD Freedish channels will be available only in -
Free to Air HD Set-Top Boxes.


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DD Freedish may re-branded soon after Delhi High Court Direction

DD Freedish may re-branded soon after Delhi High Court Direction

Recently Delhi High Court granted a decision in the favor of premium DTH operator "Dish TV" that Prasar Bharati can not use "Dish" word in their free to air DTH service.
Dish TV official also informed to the Court that "Dish" is registered trademark of Dish TV DTH. It should not be used by anyone.
Dish TV informed to the court that it was a big confusion between Dish TV & FREE DTH subscribers so now Prasar Bharti has 3 months to change their DTH new name and inform to the subscribers so as to not cause more confusion.
DD Freedish going to change its name within 90 days

So within 90 days from High Court order, now DD Freedish subscribers will see the new name of Prasar Bharti DTH service.

We also informed our readers that this blog will also change its name accordingly. We will notify you before moving to the new domain.
DD Freedish may change its name again "DD Direct Plus" but it is not confirmed yet.

DD Freedish airing about 95+TV free-to-air MPEG-2 TV channels and 25+ radio channels without any monthly charges. DD Freedish also providing 50+ educational TV channels for different-2 class's based on different-2 subjects by Vande Gujarat and MHRD.
DD Freedish recently added MPEG-4 and HD TV channels on its platform. For further updates on DD Freedish, keep visit us on www.freedish.in

How to enable Dolby Digital Audio in DD Freedish Channels?

This is good news for DD Freedish viewers that Prasar Bharti started Dolby Digital+ (AC3) audio feed for DD News HD and DD National HD channels. This tutorial will let you know how to enable Dolby Digital Plus Audio in DD Freedish HD channels.
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How to get HD channels in DD Freedish Set-Top Box?

If you have free to air HD set-top box, and if you are not getting DD News HD and DD National HD channels then you can tune your set-top box given below frequency or satellite parameters. Don't try to get HD channels in your old MPEG-2 set-top box, because that is the unsupported set-top box for HD channels.
How to get HD channels on DD Freedish DTH?

How to enable Dolby Digital Plus Audio in DD News HD and DD National HD?

Know how to edit a channel language in Hindi for DD free dish?

After scanning your box, if you have received both channels in your "TV Channels" list, then directly go to the channel.

Now from your remote control, find "Audio" button and press this button then you will get two options in audio. So you can see there are two audio feeds available.
First one is normal stereo (MP1) sound and second is Dolby Digital Plus.
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How to feel or enjoy Dolby Digital Sound for DD Freedish Channels?

At this time, Dolby Digital Plus audio available only for two channels, you can enable Dolby Sound by given above instructions.
To feel Dolby digital sound in both channels, just connect your HDMI cable to Dolby Digital supported a TV or Dolby Digital supported home theater system.

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If you want to know more about dish antenna and set-top box installation, check all information from here.