Service Provider

We have 7 DTH service providers in India: Tata Sky Dish TV Airtel Digital TV (ADTV) Videocon D2H Independent TV (previously known as Reliance Digital TV (RDTV) and Big TV) Sun Direct DD Free Dish (previously known as D


7 DTH service providers in India:

  • Tata Sky
  • Dish TV
  • Airtel Digital TV (ADTV)
  • Videocon D2H
  • Independent TV (previously known as Reliance Digital TV (RDTV) and Big TV)
  • Sun Direct
  • DD Free Dish (previously known as DD Direct+)

DD Direct+ aka Free Dish is a free-to-air satellite service in India, actually its the only FTA satellite service in India. It doesn't provide any HD channel.

 

HD Channel Name

Tata Sky

Dish TV

Airtel Digital TV

Videocon D2H

Independent TV

Sun Direct

Hindi GEC
Star Plus HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y

Y+

Sony HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Zee TV HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y

Y+

Colors HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y

Y+

Star Bharat (Life OK) HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

&TV HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Sony SAB HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

-

Discovery JEET Prime HD

-

-

Y

-

-

Y

Hindi Movies
Star Gold HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y

-

Zee Cinema HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

&Pictures HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Sony Max HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y

Star Gold Select HD

Y+

Y

Y+

Y

-

-

Colors Cineplex HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

UTV HD

Y

-

Y

-

-

-

&Xplor HD

-

-

Y+

-

-

-

English GEC
Star World HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Star World Premiere HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

AXN HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Comedy Central HD

Y+

Y

Y+

-

-

Y+

Colors Infinity HD

Y+

Y

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Zee Café HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Disney International HD

Y

Y

Y

-

-

Y

English Movies
Sony Pix HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Star Movies HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y

Y+

Star Movies Select HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

HBO HD

Y+

-

Y+

-

-

Y+

&Flix (Zee Studio) HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

&Privé HD

Y

Y+

Y+

-

-

Y

Movies NOW HD

Y+

Y

Y+

-

-

Y

MNX (Movies NOW 2) HD

Y+

Y

Y

-

-

Y

MN+ (Movies NOW+) HD

Y+

Y

Y

Y

-

Y

Romedy NOW HD

Y+

Y

Y

-

-

Y

Infotainment
Discovery HD World

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

TLC HD World

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y

-

Y+

Animal Planet HD World

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y

-

Y+

National Geographic HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Nat Geo Wild HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y

-

-

History TV18 HD

Y+

Y

Y+

Y

-

Y+

Sony BBC Earth HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

FOX Life/Traveller HD

Y

Y+

Y+

Y

-

Y

Travel XP HD

Y

-

-

-

-

Y

FYI TV18 HD

-

-

-

-

-

Y

Living Foodz HD

Y

-

Y+

-

-

-

Sports
Star Sports 1 HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y

Y+

Star Sports 2 HD

Y+

Y

Y+

Y+

Y

Y+

Star Sports 1 Hindi HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

-

Star Sports Select 1 HD

Y+

Y

Y+

Y+

Y

Y+

Star Sports Select 2 HD

Y+

Y

Y+

Y+

Y

Y+

Sony Ten 1 HD

Y+

Y+

Y

Y

-

Y+

Sony Ten 2 HD

Y+

Y

Y+

Y

-

Y

Sony Ten 3 HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

-

Sony Six HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Sony ESPN HD

Y+

Y

Y+

-

-

Y+

Music
MTV Beats HD

Y+

Y+

-

-

Y

Y

MTV HD+

Y+

-

-

-

-

-

VH1 HD

Y

-

-

-

-

Y

Hindi News
Aaj Tak HD

Y

-

Y

-

-

-

DD News HD

Y

-

-

-

-

-

English News
CNBC TV18 Prime HD

Y

Y

-

Y

-

-

Times NOW World HD

Y

Y

Y

-

-

-

Kids Entertainment
Baby TV HD

Y

Y

-

-

-

-

Nick HD+

Y

Y

Y

Y

-

-

Cartoon Network HD+

Y+

-

-

-

-

Y

Tamil
Zee Tamil HD

Y

-

Y

-

-

-

Colors Tamil HD

Y+

-

Y+

-

-

-

Sun TV HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Sun Music HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

KTV HD

Y

Y

Y

Y

-

Y

Star Vijay HD

Y+

-

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Jaya TV HD

Y

-

-

-

-

-

Marathi
Colors Marathi HD

Y+

Y

Y+

Y

-

-

Zee Marathi HD

Y

Y

Y

Y

-

-

Zee Talkies HD

Y

Y

Y

Y

-

-

Star Pravah HD

Y+

Y

Y+

Y+

-

-

Telugu
Gemini TV HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Gemini Movies HD

Y

-

-

-

-

Y+

Gemini Music HD

-

-

-

-

-

Y+

Maa TV HD

Y+

Y

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Maa Movies HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

-

Zee Telugu HD

Y

-

Y

-

-

Y

Zee Cinemalu HD

Y

-

Y

-

-

Y

ETV HD

Y

Y

Y

Y

-

Y

Bengali
Star Jalsha HD

Y+

Y

Y+

Y+

-

-

Jalsha Movies HD

Y+

Y

Y+

Y+

-

-

Colors Bangla HD

Y

Y

Y

Y

-

Y

Zee Bangla HD

Y

Y

Y

Y

-

-

Malayalam
Zee Keralam HD

Y+

-

Y

-

-

-

Asianet HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Mazhavil Manorama HD

Y

-

Y

Y

-

Y

Surya TV HD

Y+

Y*

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Kannada
Zee Kannada HD

Y

-

Y

-

-

-

Colors Kannada HD

Y

Y

Y

Y

-

Y

Udaya TV HD

Y+

Y*

Y+

Y+

-

Y+

Star Suvarna HD

Y+

Y+

Y+

Y+

-

-

Total HD Channels = 95

91

72

83

63

10

65

 

So the list of winners based on maximum number of HD channels is as following:

1st - Tata Sky HD channels count: 91
2nd - Airtel Digital TV HD channels count: 83
3rd - Dish TV HD channels count: 72
4th - Sun Direct HD channels count: 65
5th - Videocon D2H HD channels count: 63
6th - Independent TV (Reliance Digital TV) HD channels count: 10
7th - DD Free Dish or DD Direct+ HD channels count: 0

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