Airtel today launched Internet TV, a hybrid Digital Set-top box based on Android TV OS that can stream regular channels as well as online content directly to your Television. Airtel Internet TV will be available on Amazon.in for the next 30 days and is being offered in top 20 Indian cities.
With the new Airtel STB you can convert any TV into Smart TV, download Android apps and stream content using your home WiFi connection or 4G data, thus eliminating need for dongles like Chromecast. It comes preloaded with apps like Netflix, YouTube, Google Play Music, Google Play Games, Airtel Movies and more.
Airtel Internet TV is also 4K ready and enables LIVE TV shows to be paused, recorded or even rewind. You can also play content by plugging a USB flash drive or play games by pairing Bluetooth controller with it. Users can also cast content from Mobile phones directly to the Internet TV STB.
You can buy Airtel Internet TV set top box for 4,999 INR with 3 months digital TV subscription Airtel is also offering it for free with 1 year subscription worth 7,999 INR. Also Airtel Broadband users can avail extra 25GB data per month for Airtel Internet TV by registering for MyHome on MyAirtel app.
Sunil Taldar, CEO & Director – DTH, Bharti Airtel said, “Growing broadband penetration is driving the popularity of online content, particularly in urban homes, and with Airtel ‘Internet TV’ we are bringing world-class content from the web and much more to the TV screen. This latest innovation has been designed keeping in mind the needs of Indian homes and it bridges the gap between online and offline worlds to enable an end to end entertainment experience with the convenience of a single device. We will continue to add exciting content platforms to Airtel ‘Internet TV’ and invite customers to experience this innovative offering.”