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DD Free Dish Channel List: Prasar Bharati, a public service broadcaster, owns and operates the DD Free Dish DTH service. It debuted in December 2004. DD Free Dish is the only Free-to-Air (FTA) Direct-To-Home (DTH) service that does not charge viewers a monthly subscription fee. It is highly reasonable for everyone because it just takes a tiny one-time expenditure of around Rs. 2000/- for the purchase of a Set-to-Box (STB) and a small-sized Dish Antenna with accessories. DD Free Dish is the largest DTH platform because of its unique free to air approach.

DD Free Dish (formerly DD Direct Plus) is a free-to-air satellite television company in India. The state broadcaster Doordarshan owns it. It reaches approximately 40 million households, accounting for more than a quarter of all TV households in the country. DD Free Dish makes money by selling slots to private broadcasters via e-auction.

DD Free Dish currently has 116 TV channels, 94 of which are in MPEG-2 format and 22 in MPEG-4 format. PM e-Vidya programme runs instructional TV channels for grades 1 to 12. 

DD Free Dish Channel List: Television

Here is the list of the television channels provided by DD Free Dish Channel and owned by Prasar Bharati.

National Channels

  • DD India: Infotainment Channel
  • DD Bharati: International Channel
  • DD Kisan: Agriculture Education and Information
  • DD National: General Entertainment Channel
  • DD News: News
  • DD Retro: Re-Run of Popular Shows
  • DD Sports: Sports Channel
  • DD Urdu: Urdu Infotainment Channel
  • DD Free Dish Home Channel
  • Sansad TV: Parliamentary Channel

Regional Channels

  • DD Assam
  • DD Bangla
  • DD Chandana
  • DD Girnar
  • DD Kashir
  • DD Malayalam
  • DD Odia
  • DD Podhigai
  • DD Punjabi
  • DD Sahyadri
  • DD Saptagiri
  • DD Yadagiri
  • DD Arun Prabha
  • DD Bihar
  • DD Madhya Pradesh
  • DD Rajasthan
  • DD Uttar Pradesh
  • DD Chhatisgarh
  • DD Jharkhand
  • DD Uttarakhand
  • DD Tripura
  • DD Goa
  • DD Haryana
  • DD Himachal Pradesh
  • DD Manipur
  • DD Mizoram
  • DD Nagaland
  • DD Meghalaya

Hindi Entertainment Channels

  • Abzy Cool
  • Azaad
  • Big Magic
  • Dangal
  • Dangal 2
  • Enterr 10
  • Ishara TV
  • Shemaroo TV
  • Shemaroo Umang
  • The Q

Food & Lifestyle Channel

  • Food Food

Sports Channel

  • Sports18Khel

Hindi Music Channels

  • 9XM
  • B4U Music
  • Mastiii
  • MTV Beats
  • Showbox
  • Zing

Hindi Movie Channels

  • Abzy Movies
  • B4U Kadak
  • B4U Movies
  • Colors Cineplex Bollywood
  • Colors Cineplex Superhits
  • Dhinchaak 2
  • Goldmines
  • Goldmines Bollywood
  • Manoranjan TV
  • Movie Plus
  • Sony Wah
  • Zee Anmol Cinema
  • Star Utsav Movies

Hindi News Channel

  • Aaj Tak
  • ABP News
  • Good News Today
  • India News
  • India TV
  • NDTV India
  • News 24
  • News Nation
  • News18 India
  • Republic Bharat
  • Times Now Navbharat
  • Zee News
  • Zee Hindustan
  • TV9 Bharatvarsh

Devotional Channels

  • Aastha
  • Sanskar
  • Vedic

Private Channels

  • Aastha Bhajan
  • BTV World: Bangladeshi Channel
  • Chardikla News: Punjabi News & Entertainment
  • India News UP/UK
  • KBS World: Korean News
  • News India 24×7
  • Raftaar Media: News Channel
  • Samay: News Channel
  • Sudarshan News
  • Swadesh News
Famous Monuments of Eastern IndiaFamous Monuments of South India
Haryana Government SchemesFamous Monuments of North India
Rajasthan Government SchemesPunjab Government Schemes

DD Free Dish Channel List – FAQs

When was DD Free Dish Service first launched?

DD Free Dish is an approved scheme of the Government of India being implanted through Prasar Bharati. The Cabinet approval of the scheme was obtained on 19.11.2003. DD Free Dish service was formally inaugurated by the Honourable Prime Minister of India on 16.12.2004.

What are the contents of DD Free Dish Service?

DD Free Dish has a varied content of Doordarshan TV channels, Private TV Channels, Educational channels and Radio channels of All India Radio. There are around 40 DD Channels, 70 Private channels and 51 Educational channels.

Is there any subscription fee for DD Free Dish Service?

The service is totally free and the only expenditure involved is on a one-time purchase of Receive Equipment, which is available in the open market at a nominal cost.

How many Hindi movie channels are there in DD Free Dish?

A total of 13 Hindi movie channels are available. 

How many radio channels are available in DD Free Dish?

48 Radio channels are available on DD Free Dish.