DTH

Prasar Bharati sells DD Free Dish MPEG-2 slots to 8 channels

The slot has been for approx Rs 18.9 crore.

https://us.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2019/11/20/Prasar%20Bharati.jpg?itok=yY6pXDgd

MUMBAI: Prasar Bharati has announced the result of the 42nd e-auction for allotment of MPEG-2 slots of DD Free Dish on pro-rata basis for the period from 1 December 2019 to 29 February 2020. The slot has been sold to eight channels for approx Rs 18.9 crore.

The pubcaster has sold eight MPEG-2 slot to ABZY Cool in Movies genre (Hindi) under bucket A; Showbox in Music genre (Hindi) under bucket B; Ganga Biskope in Movies genre (Bhojpuri) under bucket B; WOW in Music genre (Hindi) under bucket B; TV9 Bharatvarsh News genre (Hindi) under C; ABP Ganga in genre (Hindi) under bucket C; Zee Punjabi in others (PUnjabi) under bucket D and MR TV in others (Marathi) under Bucket D.

The pubcaster had reserved the starting price of bucket A for Rs 3.11 crore; bucket B for Rs 2.73 crore; bucket C for Rs 2.23 crore and bucket D for Rs 1.55 crore.

On 4 November, Prasar Bharati had invited applications from satellite TV channels to fill MPEG-2 slots of DD Free Dish DTH platform on prorata basis for the period from 1 December 2019 to 29 February 2020 through the 42nd on-line e-auction process, stating that "The slots will be allotted as per procedure explained in Clause (r) of Annexure-2 of the policy guidelines for allotment of DD Free Dish slots, notified on 15.01.2019 and as amended vide amendment notified on 01.11.2019."

Latest Reads

https://us.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/01/10/planet.jpg?itok=WVQ3u0YP
PlanetCast achieves tier 3 certification from WTA

MUMBAI: PlanetCast has achieved tier 3 certification for its New Delhi Teleport under WTA’s Teleport Certification Programme by  The World Teleport Association (WTA.

DTH DTH Services
https://us.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/01/09/d2h.jpg?itok=3BJ0YEqY
Dish TV adds one more channel in its bouquet, launches Fitness Active

MUMBAI: With an aim to make its users fit, Dish TV, a direct-to-home (DTH) service provider, has come up with the Fitness Active channel. The service provider has bouquet of channels with the brand called Active. The Fitness Active channel to feature Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff teaching and...

DTH DTH Operator
https://us.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/01/08/icra.jpg?itok=YrL2pVxl
Subscribers' DTH/Cable bills to go down by 14% for a-la-carte channels: ICRA

MUMBAI: The recent Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) amendments over tariff charges could potentially lower the direct-to home (DTH)/ cable bills of the subscribers up to 14 per cent from the present levels, a credit rating agency ICRA said in an analytical report. According to a press...

DTH DTH Operator
https://us.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/01/07/amazon.jpg?itok=rV5ZMBg-
Amazon Fire TV stick active users soar to 40 million globally

Mumbai: As preferences of people shifting from cable TV to video-on-demand, Amazon Inc on Monday said its streaming device Fire TV stick has surpassed over 40 million active users globally. Amazon Fire TV has successfully left behind the Roku TV, a US-based digital media player that allows...

DTH DTH Operator
https://us.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/12/31/tata-sky.jpg?itok=vnc9_z1h
Tata Sky Theatre to premiere iconic Marathi play 'Natsamrat'

MUMBAI: Tata Sky Theatre in partnership with Zee Theatre is all set to premiere the most gripping, unconventional play of Marathi ‘Natsamrat’ as tribute to the Late Dr. Shriram Lagoo, who played a leading role in the play written by Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar. The joint venture between Tata Sky...

DTH DTH Operator
https://us.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/12/28/setup-box.jpg?itok=_Pcgs81j
DTH service providers say STB interoperability unlikely to succeed in current conditions

Tata Sky, Dish TV and Hathway – Indian direct to home (DTH) service providers have provided their inputs to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)’s consultation paper on the issue related to interoperability of set-top-boxes (STB).

DTH DTH Operator
https://us.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/12/21/DISH_TV.jpg?itok=IHQqnbiX
Dish TV India, Tata Elxsi collaborate to launch 'Orbit'

MUMBAI: Dish TV India has collaborated with Tata Elxsi to roll-out ‘Orbit’, its new user interface (UI) for SMRT & Magic range of connected products for both its brands DishTV & d2h. The plan has been executed for consumers to have seamless TV and online viewing experience. Orbit is packed...

DTH DTH Services
https://us.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/12/17/mib.jpg?itok=lmQQcuEd
I&B minister says DD FreeDish has 33 million subs

The free to air TV sector has soared ever since the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) announced the New Tariff Order for India’s pay TV ecosystem. How much it has done so was answered in the Lok Sabha. 

DTH DTH Operator
https://us.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/12/13/Launch-of-Tata-Sky-Kannada-Cinema.jpg?itok=Zup9iQ3q
Tata Sky partners with Colors Kannada to showcase blockbuster movies

MUMBAI: Tata Sky, India’s leading content distribution platform, has yet again expanded its portfolio of regional language services and is all set to strengthen its reach amongst its core regional audience in the south market. Partnering with COLORS Kannada, one of the leading movie content...

DTH DTH Operator

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories