DD Free Dish (DD Direct Plus) Frequencies 2018
DD Free Dish previously known as DD Direct+ was founded on 16th December 2004 by Prasar Bharati, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. It is an Indian free-to-air Satellite television service which serves all over India and headquartered at Mumbai. In India, this is the only free-to-air satellite television service owned and operated by State-controlled public service broadcaster Doordarshan (Prasar Bharati). At starting, it used NSS-6 satellite to broadcast channels. Later, on upgradation, it used INSAT-4B satellite to broadcast 29 radio channels and 64 FTA MPEG-2 Channels.
On 1st February 2016, it is now using GSAT-15 with the latest upgradation. With the introduction of new MPEG-4, DVB-S2 stream, it is likely to be enhanced to broadcast 40 Radio Channels and 104 SDTV channels in near future. It has plans to encrypt channels but maintaining the free-to-air satellite television service.
Presently DD Free Dish is using 5 Frequencies in DVB-S Stream and 1 Frequency in DVB-S2 Stream to provide the satellite television service using GSAT-15 satellite. There are another 3 Frequencies in DVB-S Stream which is used by Swayam Prabha (2 Frequencies) and Vande Gujarat (1 Frequency) to provide the high quality educational programs on 24×7 basis using GSAT-15 satellite.
Below you can find the latest updated frequencies with frequency wise channel count of MPEG-2 channels, MPEG-4 channels, HD FTA channels, Radio channels, Data channels and Encrypted channels of DD Free Dish, Swayam Prabha channels and Vande Gujarat channels on GSAT-15 at 93.5° East.