DD Free Dish allots MPEG-2 slots to eight new channels in 42nd E-Auction

Public service broadcaster Prasar Bharati has allotted vacant slots on pro-rata basis to eight channels on its direct-to-home (DTH) platform DD Free Dish in the 42nd e-auction. The majority of channels which got slots are in Hindi while 1 channel each in Bhojpuri, Punjabi, and Marathi also won in this e-auction….

MIB okays launch of Zee Picchar, Zee Punjabi & Zee Thirai among 30 name change approvals

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has in the last few months approved more than two dozen name change approvals from various broadcasters. Many of the licenses have already been operationalized post the ministry approval. Zee Entertainment and Discovery Communications license are among the big changes….