Airtel Digital TV and Aakash tie-up to bring Premium content for its customers

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Bharti Airtel’s DTH arm, Airtel Digital TV has tied up with Aakash Educational Services to launch dedicated TV channels for medical and engineering entrance exam preparations.

Aakash EduTV – JEE and Aakash EduTV – NEET are available on channel number 467 and 478 respectively starting yesterday which is available on free preview until 21st October, 2020.

Airtel Digital TV customers can subscribe to the service channels by giving a missed call on 9154052467 to subscribe to the JEE channel and 9154052478 to subscribe to the NEET channel. Alternatively, they can use other methods for activations.

The channel which is exclusive to Airtel’s platform will offer high quality coaching sessions across India to prepare for entrance exams such as JEE/Advanced and NEET with the best-in-class faculty of Aakash to teach the students through LIVE interactive classes and help students learn key concepts and solve problems.

“We are delighted to partner with Aakash Institute to offer high quality Ed-tech content to our 17 Mn DTH customers across the country in an affordable and simple way, helping millions of aspiring students to realize their dreams of clearing Medical and Engineering entrance exams using high quality test preparation offered through Aakash EduTV on Airtel DTH platform. This partnership further underscores the high potential for innovation in DTH and improving lives of our customers by offering value added digital services.”  


Sunil Taldar, Director – Homes, Bharti Airtel

The subscription to the channels will cost Rs 247 per month, Rs 1231 for 6 months, and Rs 2214 for 12 months.

Commenting on the launch of Aakash EduTV, Mr. Aakash Chaudhry, Director and CEO of Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL) said, “At AESL, we believe that if a girl child gets educated the whole family gets educated. We are committed to providing the best of the facilities to deserving students across the country. Through Aakash Edu TV, we will now be able to convert the dream of every boy or girl who wants to become a doctor or engineer into reality. This program transcends geographical boundaries and does away with the dependence on modern gadgets and internet facility. We look forward to welcoming new students to the Aakash family and would like to help them hone their skills in an effective manner in the comfort of their home.”

The initiative will make Aakash’s quality test preparation available to over 17 million Airtel Digital TV customers which will be useful for those in smaller towns and villages with limited access to high-speed broadband. The learning on the big screen in the home further helps one to experience better with content set to be delivered in high video and audio quality.

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