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The channel is present across all major DTH and MSO platforms

exchange4media Staff Dec 24, 2022 9:15 AM

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Prasar Bharati recently invited applications for allotment of DD Free Dish MPEG-2 slots on a pro-rata basis

exchange4media Staff Nov 23, 2022 8:31 AM

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While speaking to media analysts on FTA, Punit Goenka emphasised that the industry must wait patiently to see the full impact of the pull-out on subscription revenues

exchange4media Staff Sep 9, 2022 7:57 AM

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As per industry sources, the big broadcasters, who are looking to relaunch their Hindi GECs on the FTA DTH platform, decided to sit out as only two slots were up for grabs

exchange4media Staff Aug 11, 2022 8:42 AM


Sources say the rationale behind exiting DD Free Dish earlier this year was to arrest the decline in pay DTH base, but the gamble doesn't seem to have paid off

Javed Farooqui Aug 3, 2022 8:09 AM

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The Free DTH service has clocked a growth of almost 100% from 22 million in 2017 to 43 million in 2022

exchange4media Staff Apr 1, 2022 12:26 PM


The network has introduced ‘COLORS Cineplex Superhits’ that is set to go live on April 1, 2022

exchange4media Staff Mar 28, 2022 12:53 PM


The report also stated that the growth in Pay TV, Free TV & Connected TV shows that overall TV connections will keep growing at a pace of over 5% per year to cross 67% of Indian households by 2025

exchange4media Staff Mar 22, 2022 8:36 AM


The revenue has reduced due to the exit of key channels of big four broadcasters and the drop in overall collection from the news genre, say industry sources

Javed Farooqui Mar 14, 2022 8:06 AM

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Industry watchers say that the pullout of channels like Star Utsav, Zee Anmol, Colors Rishtey and Sony Pal will also benefit news channels in the form of more slots being allotted to Bucket C

exchange4media Staff Mar 10, 2022 10:04 AM

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The highest bid price stood at Rs 1.6 crore and the average slot price was Rs 1.27 crore

exchange4media Staff Feb 14, 2022 8:10 AM

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The slots will be awarded through the fourth annual e-auction process to be tentatively held from March 7

exchange4media Staff Feb 10, 2022 8:31 AM


We bring you a roundup of the news that made headlines this past week

exchange4media Staff Feb 5, 2022 8:38 AM


Industry players claim that non-disclosure of vacant slots on DD Free Dish leads to irrational bids by news channels

Sonam Saini Feb 3, 2022 9:08 AM

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The public notice reads that broadcasters desirous of allotment of the slot on DD Free Dish are required to provide clear and unambiguous proof in support of genre classification of their channel

exchange4media Staff Dec 17, 2021 8:37 AM


The platform has added Showbox, Ishara TV, Sun Marathi, Naaptol, and Enterr10 Bangla

exchange4media Staff Aug 16, 2021 3:47 PM

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The latest expansion now pushes the total number of MPEG-2 slots from 88 to 94

Tasmayee Laha Roy Apr 2, 2021 8:25 AM

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Star India, Viacom18 Media, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, and Sony Pictures Networks India made a comeback on DD Free Dish during 2020 to capitalise on advertising revenues

exchange4media Staff Mar 30, 2021 12:13 PM

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The spurt in numbers is attributed to affordable television sets, economic issues, the launch of the DD Retro Channel, and the return of big broadcasters to the Free Dish platform

exchange4media Staff Mar 30, 2021 10:39 AM