Fifty Direct-To-Home educational channels would be launched soon

Fifty Direct-To-Home educational channels would be launched soon

NEW DELHI: Fifty Direct-To-Home educational channels would be launched soon, which would be more interactive and different from the existing programmes on air including Gyan Darshan. “These channels will air programmes which will be live and not pre-recorded. The new initiatives will be one of the largest anywhere in the world of its kind,” Higher Education Secretary Ashik Thakur... 

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Doordarshan (DD) aims to provide 600 channels by DVB-T2 transmission in India

Doordarshan (DD) aims to provide 600 channels by DVB-T2 transmission in India

There was a article published in Today’s (25/09/2013) Hindustan Times (Delhi) – Hindi Edition about Doordarshan (DD) aiming to provide 600 channels by DVB-T2 transmission in India. Here are few points translated to English from the article. Thanks to Mr.Vinay for the translation. Doordarshan, the popular public service broadcaster with wide reach across India through various... 

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Nine channels likely to be discontinued from DD DDirect Plus w.e.f August 15, 2013

Nine channels likely to be discontinued from DD DDirect Plus w.e.f August 15, 2013

A notice has been mention in www.ddindia.gov.in official Doordarshan website that Nine channels are likely to be discontinued from DD DDirect Plus w.e.f August 15, 2013. Here is the official link where the notice is published. http://www.ddindia.gov.in/Homepage/Program%20Column%202/Documents/DiscontinuationofDTHChannel.pdf ... 

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Doordarshan to increase channels on DD Direct Plus DTH service

Doordarshan to increase channels on DD Direct Plus DTH service

New Delhi, Aug 11: Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati is planning to increase “significantly” the number of channels offered through its free-to-air DTH service, by auctioning them in a staggered manner. It is also considering carrying out a change in its policy to try and get the best of channels on its DTH service. From Tuesday, six vacant slots on Prasar Bharati’s Direct to Home (DTH)... 

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9XM added back on DD Direct Plus by replacing DD India channel

9XM added back on DD Direct Plus by replacing DD India channel

9XM added back on DD Direct Plus by replacing DD India channel on Frequency 10990, Vertical, 27500. 9XM is an Indian Hindi music television channel, broadcast in India based in Mumbai. The channel is owned by 9X Media, an Indian television broadcaster, owned by a consortium of private equity fund investors. ... 

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Australia’s ABC to be available on DD Direct Plus DTH platform

Australia's ABC to be available on DD Direct Plus DTH platform

Australian channel ABC International will now be available to viewers of Doordarshan’s Direct to Home (DTH) platform after Prasar Bharati and the Australian network signed an agreement today. The channel is the international service of the Australian public service broadcaster and is beamed to more than 40 countries in Asia and the Pacific. Officials said that ABC International will... 

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Prasar Bharati and France 24 ink a deal to strengthen partnership

Prasar Bharati and France 24 ink a deal to strengthen partnership

MUMBAI: Prasar Bharati and France 24 on 17 July signed an agreement which is set to strengthen the partnership with the pubcaster. The agreement was signed by French 24 vice president Eric Cremmer and Doordarshan’s additional director general Ranjan P Thakur. As part of the agreement, France 24 channel will be available to the DTH viewers on DD Direct plus from 1 November. The agreement... 

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