Airtel brings in 2 new OTT bundles for Airtel Xstream Box

Highlights

Disney+ Hotstar VIP, ZEE5, and Xstream Premium at Rs 1699 for 1 year with new Airtel Xstream Box connection

Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar VIP, ZEE5, and Xstream Premium at Rs 2399 for 1 year with new Airtel Xstream Box connection

Airtel now offering only 1 month of subscription to Airtel Xstream App for new Airtel Xstream Box users

Airtel Xstream Box now offers 7-day package with monthly charge to be shelled separately by the customer

Direct to Home (DTH) operator Airtel Digital TV is now offering 2 new OTT bundles for Airtel Xstream Box users which can be availed while buying a new Airtel Xstream Box. Airtel is now offering Disney+ Hotstar VIP, ZEE5, and Xstream Premium subscription for 1 year at Rs 1699 with new Airtel Xstream set-top box connections.

The introductory offer has been rolled out earlier this morning which went live post the stroke of midnight at around 2 AM. The combo offer is not mandatory with Airtel leaving it to the wisdom of the new customer to go with the option to avail the combo offer or not.

Disney+ Hotstar VIP, ZEE5, and Xstream Premium for 1 year now available at Rs 1699 with new Airtel Xstream STB

Xstream Basic combo allows the customer to buy the Rs 1699 combo which is available on both new connections for non-Airtel users as well as for those using the Airtel Xstream Thanks Offer which offers the same combo at the same price.

The new connection price rises upto Rs 5299 and Rs 3948 for new Airtel Xstream Box and Airtel Xstream Thanks offer respectively keeping the additional monthly charge separate.

BundleOTT BundleCost Breakdown (Base Price + OTT Bundle Price)Total Cost
Xstream BasicDisney+ Hotstar VIP, ZEE5, and Xstream Premium for 1 year at Rs
1699
Rs 3600 + Rs 1699 Rs 5299
Xstream PremiumAmazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar VIP, ZEE5, and Xstream Premium for 1 year at Rs 2399Rs 3600 + Rs 2399Rs 5999

Xstream Premium combo comes packed with a 1-year subscription to Amazon Prime apart from offering Airtel Xstream Premium, ZEE5, and Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription for 1 year. The bundle costs Rs 2399 which takes up the cost of your new Airtel Xstream Box connection up to Rs 5999.

The bundle carrying Amazon Prime is currently seemingly only limited to connections bought with Xstream Premium. The listings for Airtel Xstream Thanks offer are currently not showcasing any option to take Amazon Prime.

Disney+ Hotstar VIP, ZEE5, and Xstream Premium for 1 year now available at Rs 1699 with new Airtel Xstream STB

The base price of the new Airtel Xstream Box connection is now set at Rs 3600 with Airtel now offering 7 days preview of Airtel’s Rs 462 HD package. The package offers 24 HD channels namely Sony TEN 3 HD, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD, Movies Now HD, MNX HD, MN+ HD, &tv HD, Romedy Now HD, SET HD, &pictures HD, History TV18 HD, HBO HD, Sony MAX HD, &xplor HD, Nick+ HD, Times Now World HD, Zee Cinema HD, and Sony SAB HD.

You have to pay another Rs 462 as the monthly charge while buying the connection which can be changed at any point in time. This applies to both Xstream Basic and Xstream Premium connections.

Until yesterday a new Airtel Xstream Box connection costed Rs 3999 with Airtel offering 1 month of HD subscription package priced at Rs 370. Airtel will now only offer 7 days package with the customer shelling up the monthly charge.

Airtel now offering only 1 month of Airtel Xstream Premium subscription free with new Airtel Xstream Box connection

Airtel has also revamped the finer details of its new Airtel Xstream Box connection. Almost 1 month back, Airtel had reduced complimentary benefits with new connections to only 3 months of subscription Airtel Xstream Premium. The same has now been further reduced to a 1-month subscription of Airtel Xstream Premium.

When Airtel Xstream Box was initially launched in 2019 Airtel back then offered 1 year of subscription to Airtel Xstream App and ZEE5. This was cut down to 3 months of subscription to Airtel Xstream App and ZEE5 in July before the subsequent changes in September and now.

September 2019July 2020September 2020October 2020
1 year subscription of Airtel Xstream App & ZEE53 months subscription of Airtel Xstream App & ZEE53 months subscription of Airtel Xstream App 1 month subscription of Airtel Xstream App
Complimentary OTT subscription with New Airtel Xstream Box connection offered at various junctures since launch

Airtel however recently offered 1 year Airtel Xstream Premium Plan subscription to its existing DTH customers with messages sent out to customers informing about the successful activation for 365 days.

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