DD News Started New Frequency on ST 2 at 88.0°E

DD News Started New Frequency on ST 2 at 88.0°E

DD News is an Indian news channel of Doordarshan, it is India’s only 24-hour terrestrial TV news channel broadcasting solely in Hindi, and formerly in English. The Prasar Bharati Board approved the proposal to start a 24-hour news channel in place of DD Metro, which was closing. This was subsequently approved by the Union Cabinet in a 3 October 2003 meeting.

DD Metro was converted into a 24-hour TV news channel, into DD News, which launched on 3 November 2003. Its terrestrial reach is 21.6% by area and 44.9% by population of India.

In 2019, international sister channel DD India become exclusive channel for English News and Current Affairs from Doordarshan.[1] After that parent body Prasar Bharati’s CEO claimed that DD News will be “100% Hindi soon”,[2] but is yet to be implemented because of availability of content to be aired. Special feature of the channel includes a Sanskrit news show called “Vaarta”.

The DD News mobile app for Android[3] and Apple[4] was launched on 7 May 2015 by then Minister of Information and Broadcasting of India Shri Arun Jaitley. The app aims to instantly communicate news on a 24×7 basis.[5][6]

DD News
ST 2 at 88.0°E
FREQ: 11609 V 43975
System:DVB-S2/8PSK/MPEG-4/SD
Here Latest update-January-2022

DD News HD, also known as Doordarshan News HD, is broadcast in India across various

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