Telangana State Network (T-SAT) run Vidya and Nipuna channels have earlier today onboarded Airtel Digital TV making their presence on Direct to Home (DTH) platforms for the first time. The addition comes days after T-SAT planned to reach out to the I&B Ministry for the carriage of its channel onboard DTH platforms.
The development was announced by T-SAT network yesterday on Twitter which stated that T-SAT channels Vidya and Nipuna would be available on Airtel Digital TV and Airtel Xstream app also. The channels are now available on Airtel Digital TV at channel number 948 and channel number 949.
The addition comes on the special occasion of Independence Day marking the debut of T-SAT channels on DTH platforms which had planned to take up the matter personally with the Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar for the carriage of its channels on DTH platforms.
Airtel Digital TV is now carrying 6 new educational channels run by State and Central Government post-COVID-19 with Panini, Sharda, and Kishore Manch first onboarding the DTH platform followed by KITE Victers and now Vidya and Nipuna.
Airtel Digital TV has yesterday also added another new channel which seems to be in a tie-up with Aakash Institute. ‘Aakash’ is available on channel number 993 and is airing sessions on Chemistry and other subjects.