DD Freedish is India’s one and only Free DTH service, By using this DTH there is no monthly subscription fees. DD Freedish (DD Direct Plus) launched in December, 2004. You need only equipments which includes; Set-Top Box, Dish Antenna, Cable and LNB.
Expansion of DD Free Dish has been carried out time to time. The present capacity is likely to be enhanced to 112 SDTV channels and 40 Radio channels in near future with the introduction of two new MPEG-4, DVB-S2 TP stream.
DD Free Dish DTH Frequency Parameters:
How to Install in Set-Top Box:
Following is the suggestive tuning procedure of STB for receiving the TV Channels. However if need be, the viewers may consult the installation manual supplied with STB or contact the nearest STB Dealer.
1. Satellite Name:
a) Go to Installation menu or setup Programme from remote.
b) Select Satellite Edit menu.
c) Select Add New Satellite menu
d) Select Sat Name Edit menu.
e) Enter Satellite Name as INSAT- 4B.
f) Enter Satellite Longitude as 93.5° E
g) Press Exit
2. LNB Configuration
a) Go to LNB Configuration menu. Ensure that satellite selected
is INSAT- 4B only.
b) Set LNB Types as Universal.
c) Set LNB Power on.
d) Press Exit
3. Transport streams of Transponder (TP) Edit:
a) Go to Transponder Edit menu. Ensure that satellite selected is
b) Select Add New TP menu.
c) Enter TP Frequency as 10990 MHz
d) Select Symbol rate as 28500 Ksps.
e) Select Polarization as Vertical.
f) Select Scan as FTA.
g) Press OK.
h) ‘22K’ OFF*
i) ‘Disc. Equal’. Off
After filling the above values Go to ‘Search’
The new 16 TV and 06 Radio services will be displayed. Similarly add all other three Transport streams (TPs) by entering respective frequencies, symbol rate and polarization as given in Table above
Note: – The above-mentioned steps may be in different order in some of the STBs.