Internet is transforming the way we consume content. In particular, affordable high speed broadband plans with large bundles of data is driving the uptake of content in homes with multiple devices being online. The online experience, in particular, is all set to move to the biggest screen in the home – TV.
Airtel ‘Internet TV’ – India’s first android powered hybrid STB – hits a sweet spot by bringing the best online content to TV along with the best satellite TV experience with 500 plus satellite TV channels to offer a 360 degree Home entertainment experience.
It solves the problem of having to deal with multiple devices and remotes and it seamlessly manages to do almost everything with ease. Here are five reasons, we believe, you should consider it as your next purchase.
Turns any TV into a Smart TV
Your existing TV just got better and Smarter. Airtel Internet TV brings online content to your TV, irrespective of its model or even screen size. Enjoy Netflix, YouTube videos, Airtel Movies, Google Play and Google Music content libraries on your existing TV. No need to upgrade to a Smart TV now. What’s more you also get your quota of satellite TV channels so you don’t miss out on regular TV shows that are not online.
One device for all your needs
You will not need any other device for satellite channels, music, videos, gaming or anything else. Redefining in-home entertainment experience, the Internet TV will bring the best of two worlds – linear TV channels and internet on your TV a powerhouse of entertainment with unlimited videos, games, music, apps and more along with 500 plus satellite TV channels combining on one device. Internet TV comes with built-in Chromecast that brings all thousands of Apps from your smartphone now on to TV screen.
All of this translates into one simple user interface, one remote and most importantly just one layer of clean & clutter-free cabling/wires to deal with over the chaos of the otherwise nested wires of multiple devices!
4K content ready
If you have a 4K ready TV that is waiting for some 4K content to help you get the best out it then Airtel Internet TV does the job well. Stream 4K content for a truly differentiated TV experience.
Innovative remote with voice search
It has India’s first STB+TV remote that is Bluetooth enabled and integrated with Google voice search feature. With this, content discovery of both offline & online content will become easy and simple. You will no longer need to remember channel numbers, just speak into the remote and get going! Airtel has also launched a Gamepad application for mobile phones designed exclusively for the Airtel Internet TV with which you can use your mobile phone as a TV remote and a game controller.
It is priced at just Rs. 4999/- for a 3 month free DTH subscription and Rs. 7999/- for a 12month free DTH subscription. Existing Airtel DTH users can upgrade at just Rs. 3999/- with a 3 month free subscription. Airtel broadband customers with rental plans priced at over Rs.999/- per month can also enjoy 25GB of additional data quota on Internet TV.
Those with rental plans less than Rs.999/- will get 10GB additionally. Airtel broadband customers can also enjoy 10% cash back every month on Internet TV recharge post the free subscription.