Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, today launched an Android-enabled set top box (STB) that will allow consumers to watch online content on television besides regular satellite channels.
Priced at Rs 4,999 for new customers, Airtel Internet TV STB are pre-loaded with movie application Netflix, support casting of content from YouTube, enable users to download applications from
Google Play store and play games on TV for 3 months as it is targeting 20 million non-smart TV sets.
"This 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," said Bharti Airtel CEO & Director, DTH, Sunil Taldar.
New customers also have the option of buying this 4K content ready STB for Rs 7,999, which will come with 1 year subscription of about 500 channels on Airtel DTH. PTI