Doordarshan’s international channel DD India will be available from today (5 July 2016) on Satellite INSAT-4B (93.5°E).
The Downlink parameters are Frequency: 3925 MHz, Pol:H, FEC:3/4, Symbol Rate:27.5 MSPS.
The satellite for DD Sports is also being changed and it will now be available on Satellite GSAT-10 (83°E).
Until now, DD India was beamed from GSAT 10.
The Downlink parameters Frequency: 3885 MHz, Pol:V, FEC: 3/4, Symbol Rate: 27.5 MSPS.
Earlier this year, DD had from 1 February moved its direct-to-home Freedish to the new satellite GSAT 15 from INSAT – 4B.
DD sources said this was part of a move to shift all channels to new satellites to ensure better viewer experience.
Meanwhile, the source said all DD channels have always been on Indian satellites.