DD Free Dish to add 250 TV channels under 12th plan 2016
DD free dish new channel coming soon 2016 as per 12 plan to 250 channels. Doordarshan-open (FTA) Direct To Home (DTH) Freedish, currently has only 64 slots for television and is on 112 range in March and the 250 TV channels on dd free dish will be added under 12 plan. Minister of Information and Broadcasting Arun Jaitley told the Parliament that the Department of Space agreed on principle to provide additional transponder requires to add new 250 TV channels from satellite GSAT 15.
Meanwhile, the DD faced the problems with the implementation of the conditional access system (CAS), which will be a part of the updated system. But now DD had decided to adopt Indian Conditional Access System (CAS India), which is completed by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology. Last year, the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (Deity) approved a proposal of ByDesign India to develop a conditional access system in India. ByDesign received a support amount of Rs 19.79 million rupees in order to develop the new system in collaboration with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC). The model is completely built indigenous by ByDesign and with DVB-C settings. The CAS solution transmitters enable access to the services of the broadcasters and allows them to manage and expand their business models for subscription-based systems. In addition to the TV channels, Freedish 21 will also beam All India Radio (AIR) channels. CEO DD C Lalrosanga told that the shifting od DD free dish from MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 will take place in two phases. The first phase can begin early next month that is in March.
Also GSAT 10 started transmission on C-Band transponders. All channels of DD that are DD National, DD News, DD Bharati, DD Sports, DD Urdu, DD India, DD Rajya Sabha and DD HD have been moved to10 GSAT. GSAT 15 satellites will boost Freedish because it will offer more transponder capacity, more bandwidth and better coverage. GSAT-15 satellite, recently launched its mission for 12 years and this satellite are planned in the same direction of the satellite INSAT-3A / INSAT-4B at 93.5 ° East. GSAT-15 carries 24 Ku band transponders with 36 MHz high bandwidth. GSAT 15 also has two GAGAN navigation payloads and two Ku band beacons. This satellite is mainly built to boost direct to home TV services, VSAT services and navigation services.