Doordarshan FreeDish has become the largest DTH platform reaching more than 43 million households, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said on Thursday, according to the news agency. PTI report.
Prasar Bharati DD FreeDish’s DTH service is the only free direct-to-home streaming service where the viewer does not have to pay monthly subscription fees. It only requires a small one-time investment of approximately ₹2,000 for the purchase of the Doordarshan FreeDish decoder.
the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said in a statement that with improved auction processes leading to the addition of better quality and quantity of channels in various genres between 2017 and 2022, the service Doordarshan Free DTH has seen stellar growth of nearly 100% from 22 million in 2017 to 43 million in 2022.
DD FreeDish hosts a total of 167 TV channels and 48 radio channels, including 91 Doordarshan channels, comprising 51 co-branded educational channels and 76 private TV channels.
“As of April 1, 2022, the DD FreeDish private TV channel package would consist of eight Hindi general entertainment channels, 15 Hindi movie channels, six music channels, 22 news channels, nine Bhojpuri channels, four devotion and two foreign channels,” the noted statement said.
“The new range of channels has made the DD FreeDish bouquet more diverse and attractive than ever. For the first time on DD FreeDish, a channel dedicated to food, Chef Sanjeev Kapoor’s “Food Food”, has been added. sports fans, because now, apart from DD Sports, FreeDish will have another sports channel “MyCam”, “the ministry said.
(With agency contributions)
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