Cinema TV has been added on Test 311 slot in DD Direct Plus. Cinema TV is a Hindi movie channel with a big library of old as well as new movies. The channel is an offering from Softline Group which also has Sadhna TV, Sadhna News channels in their network. ...
NEW DELHI: A Parliamentary Committee has criticised the Information and Broadcasting Ministry for not doing adequate preparatory work before embarking upon schemes to increase the capacity of Doordarshan’s free-to-air direct-to-home platform DD Direct Plus. Doordarshan’s DTH platform at present has capacity of 59 Standard Definition (SD) TV channels. A plan scheme for upgradation of Doordarshan’s DTH Platform to 97 TV channels was approved by the Government in August 2010. Prasar Bharati Board later approved further expansion of Doordarshan’s DTH platform to 150 TV channels. An additional »»»
NEW DELHI: The number of channels on Doordarshan’s direct-to-home platform DD Direct Plus will go up from 59 to 75 channels by the end of the current year. This was stated by Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting S Jagathrakshkan, amid contradictory figures given by both Prasar Bharati and the Ministry over the past year. Prasar Bharati had on 7 June last year cleared the expansion of the country’s only free-to-air (FTA) TV platform to 200 channels by the end of the 2011 and even said the clearance of the detailed proposal for e-auction of the channels for the platform was expected »»»
DD Direct Plus removed two channels (Mega TV and Kairali TV) from its platform. Now Mega TV is replaced with Test 410 and it is showing DD National channel. Kairali TV is replaced with Test 502 and it is showing color bars. For latest discussions related to DD Direct Plus, please check our forum from the below link. http://indiandth.in/Forum-DD-Direct ...
DD Direct+ is the India’s one and one only free DTH service from the public service broadcaster Doordarshan launched in 2004. Here we review the service and what it offers to a viewer. Hardware: The hardware like dish, antenna, assembly and set-top box is for the user to choose as per his budget. There are no appointed dealers or own branded set-top boxes. Any FTA satellite receiver with atleast MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 DVB-S standard will work fine. Cost: The total one-time cost of installing DD Direct+ DTH may vary from Rs.500 to Rs.3000 and installation charges if installed by a technician. There »»»
NEW DELHI: Pay direct-to-home (DTH) television platforms have a registered subscriber base of 41,044,463 as in September this year, showing a steady increase over the past four years. The registered subscriber base for pay DTH was 11,104,997 in December 2008, 19,148,848 in December 2009 and 32,054,073 in December 2010. There is no record of subscribers to the free-to-air Doordarshan’s DTH platform DD Direct Plus since it entails a one-time expenditure of purchase of dish antennae and there is no subscription base. Meanwhile, Information and Broadcasting Ministry sources said that no policy »»»
Till now it has been a no-brainer what you need to have for home entertainment. On the one hand, there is the Direct-to-home (DTH) service ensuring sharp picture and voice quality, giving you the power to choose the channels you want and even offering interactive elements such as video-on-demand and gaming. On the other hand, you have the analogue cable television with poor reception and a whole bundle of channels you never want but have to pay for. Indeed, there is another technology called IPTV where your broadband Internet service provider allows you to access television channels. But then, »»»