DD Freedish DD DTH can earn 120 million rupees from auctions till March.
DD Freedish, free-to-air DTH of Doordarshan, which was broadcasting 59 channels, but recently dd free dish added two new TV channels on their platform. In addition, dd freedish will add three more channels to its lineup soon, bringing the total number of channels to 64.
In fact, another channel TV channel will be added soon on dd free dish platform before the end of this month, the deputy director of CK Jain.
Clarify the situation, Jain said that the 61 television channels are allocated already and three will be assigned shortly. The new TV channels added on DD freedish are Sony Pal and Dillagi.
A total of 20 electronic auctions have been held and recent one this week. DD is hoping for a target of Rs 120 million rupees through these auctions at the end of March this year.
Doordarshan had a minimum price of 3.7 crore for the slot address online in 20th auction, although the bid amount went up to Rs 4.2 million rupees for 17th electronic auction that took place on November 12.
The aim is to reach the goal of 112 TV channels in the coming months.
Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar said recently that the future of Doordarshan was Freedish and digitisation. This also means that more good TV channels will join in dd free-dish and DD direct to home service will become top brand in India.
DD sources also said that any Freedish can be encrypted to keep a tab on the number of users, but currently it is still free-to-air.