There is an Television Relay Center at Rourkela under an Asst. Engineer of Govt. of India at Durgapur Hill on Sector – 6 site. This center look after the relay transmission of Television of DOORDARSHAN particularly DD – 1 and from the year 1995 DD – 2 which is changed to DD News. Hence, the people of in and around Rourkela can watch DD – 1 as well as DD-2 news without using any cable or Setup box.
There is another TV relay Centre named as Rourkela Steel Television (RSTV) for Steel Township maintained by Rourkela Steel plant working from 11.00 AM, to 12 Noon and 8.30 PM to 10.00 PM usually on daily basis other than holidays. News bulletin relating to various happenings/events concerning to Rourkela Steel Plant and Township etc. Cultural programmes, documentaries, video clips etc. produced by RSTV as well as Live telecast of National day celebrations such a Independence Day, Republic Day, important cultural and sports events organized in the Township are telecasted. Apart from this many private players are operating in city who provide the cable connections to the houses.