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National broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) has appointed Modi Entertainment Network to ensure that cable operators carry at least two DD channels.

Modi network is also required to monitor transmission quality for the DD channels. DD channels are supposed to be carried on the lower numbers of the dial but cablers often carry the channels further down, causing transmission quality to suffer.

DD lacks a monitoring structure of its own; Modi is the current distributor for Hallmark Entertainment and the Kermit Channel in India.

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