Prasar Bharati, India’s public service broadcaster on Thursday announced that three new channels secured a slot on its DD Free Dish platform. The broadcaster announced that the three channels that secured its slots on the 47th e-auction will be allotted slots for the period between September 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021. The development is on the heels of the public service broadcaster in early August announcing the addition of two new channels on its DD Free Dish platform, India’s only free Direct-to-Home (DTH) service. Further, it was announced in late June that 15 channels secured slots through the 46th e-auction held the broadcaster.
Prasar Bharati Adds Three New Channels to its DD Free Dish Platform
Prasar Bharati on Thursday announced that ANB News, Aryan TV National and News India 24×7 have secured slots on the DD Free Dish platform. The 47th e-auction is said to have been held on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.
ANB News, a Punjab based Hindi news channel is available on various platforms including Tata Sky and Airtel Digital TV. Aryan TV National, Bihar based Hindi news channel was earlier part of multiple DTH platforms including DD Free Dish. Further, News India 24×7, launched in 2014 is a Rajasthan based Hindi news channel with a presence on multiple platforms including DTH services like Tata Sky.