DD Free Dish reached nearly 40 million households as per Ashish Pherwani. Indian media industry grew very well driven by television. Costs of setting up DD Free Dish is not very high. It costs just Rs.1000 or lesser to setup DD Free Dish. Ashish Pherwani expects DD Free Dish to grow between now and 2025.
Cheapest MPEG 2 stb costs 600 rupees. LNB 150 rupees, a dish antenna will cost around Rs.350 & cable Rs.150 for 10mtrs.