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DD National, often colloquially known by its former name DD1, is the flagship channel of Indian public TV broadcaster Doordarshan and the first TV channel to be launched in the country in 1959.

DD1

1959–2000

Dds

DD National

2000–2013

Ddn

In 2000, all the numbered channels (DD1, DD2, etc.) were renamed so that they contained a name. Hence, DD1 became DD National.

2013–present

2013

Ddnational

2013–2017

Tv teresstrial dd

2017–present

DD National 2017

HD: 2017–present

DD National HD

DD National HD was launched on 1 April 2017. It is not available on major satellite platforms, but on terrestrial DTT and some cable platforms.


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