DD Saptagiri is a state-owned television channel telecasting in the Telugu language from a studio at Doordarshan Kendra Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India. This studio was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, on 27 September 2014.
In addition to the terrestrial over-the-air transmission, the DD Vijayawada studio programmes are beamed through direct-broadcast satellite (DTH) and cable networks. Doordarshan Kendra Vijayawada’s Regional Network in Telugu took on a new identity as “DD Saptagiri”, on 27 September 2014. This service is viewed not only in India, but also in some other parts of the world. The channel is named after the seven hills surrounding the world famous Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati at the south of the state (‘Sapta’ in Sanskrit means seven and ‘Giri’ means mountain or hill).