Today millions of Malayalees reside in the Gulf countries and to all these expatriate Malayalee families, Darshana Channel is a very dear and intimate friend, very close to their heart, presenting to them the nostalgia and linguistic flavour of their home land with all its artistic and cultural values honed to perfection.Darshana is India's truly Peoples channel with over 250,000 shareholders and with a unique and dedicated viewership of millions of viewers. More than fifty percent ie over 125,000 of the Darshana shareholders are NRIs spread all over the world.Darshana has international reach spanning from Australia to Europe and is available in the entire GCC countries including Kuwait. Darshana is also available in UAE and Qatar through the state owned television networks like E-Vision and QCV apart from thousands of individual home dishes. Naturally Darshana commands a high fidelity dedicated viewership both in India and abroad. For the first time ever, Darshana TV was the trial blazer to turn the digital -analogue fusion technology in to mission for the masses. Employing completely digital devices to uplink, the channel ensures pixel-perfect picture quality. But to facilitate wider reach and universal viewership, signals are available in Digital format.The Darshana Digital Transmission has a very wide foot print spanning from Australia to Europe including North Africa and Gulf countries. If you already have a Home Dish and Receiver, all that you have to do is to point your satellite to Intelsat Satellite at 66 degrees East Longtitude Intelsat - 17 (IS 17) and thereafter tune in the following in to your Digital Receiver.