December 8, 2016

DD Direct Plus DTH Service in India & Specifications

Satellite Television or Direct-to-Home (DTH) is a popular & latest medium of TV viewing service. It is a Satellite Signal transmission enabled broadcasting system through dish antenna or receiver placed by user’s or viewer’s premises. In India there is two type of service available as Free DTH Service & Paid DTH Service. Doordarshan is the first & only Free DTH Service provider in India with its service DD Direct+ (Plus). This service is meant to be used by households and businesses in the Indian subcontinent only. It is available from December 16th, 2004 with all India transmission or broadcasting license from TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) or Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, India. Doordarshan provides dish antennas & set-top box or set-top units with an affordable cost to the subscribers.

DD Direct Plus

FTA TV Channels

  • DD National
  • DD News
  • DD India
  • DD Bharati
  • DD Gyan Darshan 1
  • DD Gyan Darshan 2
  • DD Urdu
  • DD Punjabi
  • DD Girna
  • DD Sahyadri
  • DD Saptagiri
  • DD Chandana
  • DD Podhigai
  • DD Malayalam
  • DD North-East
  • DD Bangla
  • DD Kashir
  • Lok Sabha TV
  • DD Rajya Sabha
  • DD Vyas
  • DD Sports
  • DD HD
  • Enterr10
  • STAR Utsav
  • Zee Smile
  • 9X
  • Azad News
  • News 24
  • News Live
  • P7 News
  • Total TV
  • India News
  • 9XM
  • B4U Music
  • ETC
  • Aastha
  • Zee Jagran
  • Mh1 Shraddha
  • Shakti TV
  • DW-TV Asia+
  • NHK World
  • RT(Russia Today)
  • Kalaignar TV
  • Mega TV
  • SVBC
  • ABN Andhra Jyothi
  • Amrita
  • Jai Hind
  • Kairali
  • PTC News
  • mh1
  • Time TV
  • Mahuaa TV

FTA Radio Channels

  • AIR Telugu
  • AIR Marathi
  • AIR Tamil
  • AIR Kannada
  • AIR Bangla
  • AIR Hindi
  • AIR North-East
  • AIR Gujarati
  • AIR Punjabi
  • AIR Ragam
  • AIR Urdu
  • AIR Oriya
  • AIR Malayalam
  • AIR Assamese
  • DWS Radio
  • FM Rainbow
  • FM Gold
  • FM Gold Mumbai
  • Gyanvani Radio
  • Radio Kashmir
  • Rainbow Bangalore
  • Rainbow Chennai

DD Direct Plus broadcasts popular Doordarshan & other free-to-air (FTA) limited number of channels on Ku-band transmission platform. With the process of a large number of channels are digitally encrypted, compressed & beamed from high power satellites placed outside of earth (in the sky) to the viewer’s or user’s dish antenna or receiver. Then the received signal goes through the Doordarshan provided digital receiver or set-top box as multiplexed signals. After receiving these signals the digital conversation  process takes place in the set-top box & the output produced to the Television set or TV through wires for TV viewing.

Doordarshan also offers Radio audio signals to the TV with a better quality sound & frequency. These offered Radio Channels are available as Free To Air or FTA. The available TV channels are also offered as FTA & classified as Doordashan Channels, Hindi Channels, News Channels, Music Channels, Religious Channels, International Channels & Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Punjabi, Bhojpuri regional special channels.

DD Direct Plus is going to empower itself by adding more channels to its list very soon. So keep track with us to know the updates @


  1. NARENDAR says:

    i want dd direct abn andrajhothi frequency and symbal rate

  2. Vijay says:

    I want to know what is the price of DD direct plus in rajasthan

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