There are 33 free-to-air TV channels and 12 AIR channels available throughout India, except Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Doordarshan is trying to reach those TV homes having no cable & satellite connection, through its DTH service ‘DD Direct Plus’.
The areas uncovered by terrestrial transmission along with rest of the country have been provided with multi–channel TV coverage through Doordarshan’s free to air Direct to Home (DTH) service “DD Direct Plus”. DTH signals can be received in the entire country (except Andaman & Nicobar Islands) with help of a small sized dish receive units.
The Direct-to-Home TV channels materialized after launching the Ku band transmission of “DD Direct plus” in December, 2004.
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