MUMBAI: Bharti Airtel (Airtel), India’s largest provider of integrated telecommunications services, today announced the launch of its converged digital entertainment game: Airtel Xstream.
Airtel Xstream is part of Airtel’s vision to create a world-class digital entertainment ecosystem for Digital India and make it accessible to customers through innovative devices and exciting applications. Over the next few months, Airtel plans to deploy a range of exciting solutions to meet the entertainment needs of every Indian customer segment that is transforming with the rapid adoption of high-speed data services.
All content on one platform, delivered to multiple screens: Airtel Xstream offers one of the most extensive entertainment catalogs: hundreds of satellite TV channels, tens of thousands of movies and shows in English , in Hindi and several Indian languages, millions of songs, as well as access to all popular OTT entertainment apps on one platform. It allows customers to access all this content on the screen of their choice – TV, PC and Smartphone with a unified user interface.
Future Connected Home Ready Platform: Airtel Xstream devices will have capabilities beyond world-class entertainment and will be the IoT gateway to enable a range of connected home solutions.
Exclusive Benefits for Airtel Thanks Customers: Airtel Thanks customers will enjoy exclusive benefits on Airtel Xstream, including free access to premium content from Airtel’s Content Catalog as well as offers on a range of other services.
Bharti Airtel Bharti Airtel, Product Manager, Adarsh Nair, said: “Airtel has an exciting mission to provide a wide range of digital services and platforms which can form the basis of a rising India. As part of our digital entertainment game, our vision is to truly massify digital entertainment and make it accessible to more and more customers through innovative platforms.
“Today, we are announcing India’s first converged entertainment platform, Airtel Xstream, which brings together your favorite content including live TV, video, music, news and sports on a smart dongle. OTT, internet set-top box and portable devices. Digital India is transforming the way content is consumed on internet connected devices. Airtel Xstream will meet the needs of a new generation of consumers who seek seamless, converged entertainment across multiple screens at home and on the go.
With the launch of Airtel Xstream, Airtel became the first company in India to deliver a seamless digital entertainment experience, with a unified user interface across all screens. Airtel has launched a new line of Airtel Xstream connected devices that will turn any TV into a smart TV and will be available to customers from today. Airtel Xstream devices deliver lightning-fast performance and a smooth viewing experience through solid product engineering, in-depth design excellence paired with solid device specifications.
Airtel Xstream Staff
Android 8.0 based OTT dongle designed for a plug & play experience on any tv screen, the Airtel Xstream dongle comes with a single subscription plan that gives access to all digital entertainment at a single destination with over 10,000 movies and shows of the best OTT content partners like ZEE5, Hooq, Hoi Choi, Eros Now, HungamaPlay, ShemarooMe, Ultra and Curiosity Stream, in addition to over 6 million songs from the Wynk Music library. The Airtel Xstream Stick will also give access to Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and other Google Playstore apps to allow users to download any app they want.
The Airtel Xstream Stick with Chromecast built-in is powered by the best-in-class 1.6Ghz processor. The stick remote comes with a voice search function and Bluetooth 4.2 makes it faster and more power efficient.
The Airtel Xstream Stick is priced at Rs 3,999 / -. Airtel Thanks Platinum and Gold customers get free access to the content subscription plan on Airtel Xstream Stick. All other customers have free access to content for the first 30 days and will need to subscribe to an annual plan of Rs 999 / – to continue enjoying the catalog of exciting content.
For the launch of Airtel Xstream Stick, Airtel has partnered with Flipkart as the exclusive online partner. The key will also be available from today at major retail stores Airtel, airtel.in, major electronic retail chains like Croma and Vijay Sales.
Airtel Xstream box
Powered by Android 9.0, the Airtel Xstream 4K Hybrid Box seamlessly brings together satellite TV and OTT content on the TV screen with the convenience of a single device, making any regular TV into a smart TV.
In addition to the ability to choose from over 500 TV channels, the Airtel Xstream Box comes preinstalled with the Airtel Xstream app (10,000 movies and shows and more), Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube and Airtel Store (for advanced games with high-end graphics).
The Airtel Xstream Box has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity and a built-in Chromecast. It comes with a universal remote that features Google Assistant-based voice search and hot keys for Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and YouTube.
Priced at Rs 3,999, the Airtel Xstream Box comes with a free one-year subscription (worth Rs 999) to all content in the Airtel Xstream app, in addition to a one-month subscription. to an HD DTH pack.
All existing Airtel Digital TV customers can upgrade to Airtel Xstream Box at a special price of Rs 2249 only.
Airtel Xstream Box is available from today at major retail stores Airtel, airtel.in and major e-commerce sites like Flipkart, Amazon and electronic retail chains like Croma and Vijay Sales.
Airtel Xstream App and Web Access
Airtel Xstream app is a revamped version of Airtel TV app. The updated app has a new user interface and a much more precise content discovery and recommendation engine. Airtel Xstream app continues to have one of the largest content catalogs with over 400 live TV channels and over 10,000 movies and shows from top content providers like ZEE5, Hooq, Eros Now, HungamaPlay And much more.