Bharti Airtel Limited launched ‘Airtel digital TV‘, direct to home (DTH) satellite TV service.
With the launch Bharti Airtel has become the sixth DTH service provider in India. Others in the category include Dish TV, Tata Sky, Sun Direct and DD Direct Plus.
Airtel’s Digital TV? Features
- Airtel’s Digital TV will be available from October 9
- Service will be available to customers through 21,000 retail outlets in 62 cities
- Airtel’s DTH service will offer 175 channels
- Packages will start from Rs. 2499 for 6 month subscription (channel price band will range from Rs. 99 to Rs. 424. )
- Airtel Digital TV will use MPEG4 standard with DVB S2 technology.
- Airtel dish antenna is 20% larger than the conventional antenna for better performance
- High set top box memory for new interactive applications such as iNews , ISports, iMatinee , iTravel , iShop , iCity and Widgets (stocks)