DD Free Dish is India’s only Free Direct-To-Home Service. It was earlier known by the name DD Direct +. DD Free Dish DTH service started in December, 2004 and was inaugurated by the then prime minister of India. DD Free Dish DTH service is fully owned and operated by Public Service Broadcaster Prasar Bharati (Doordarshan). It is fully owned by Government of India.
This service was launched in December’2004 with just 33 channels in the beginning. DD Free Dish adds new channels regularly and also removes some channels.
Where to get latest updates about DD Free Dish / DD Direct Plus?
Daily channel list is updated on this website. Any news regarding DD Free Dish is also updated in this website.
DD Free Dish adds channels with open e-auction. The top bidder for the slot is selected. Base price for the E auction is also fixed.
Slots are reserved according to categories Eg. News, Regional etc,.