Direct to Home (DTH) operator Airtel Digital TV is offering its Android-powered Xstream Box at a whopping discount of Rs 1750 in Delhi NCR to its new customers as it tries to counter the Tata Sky Binge+ STB which is likely to launch this Monday. The new offer, which is currently live is available as a limited-period promotion.
The set-top box originally priced at Rs 3999 is being offered exclusively for Airtel Thanks customers at Rs 2249 as part of the Xstream Thanks Offer. The offer is currently available in limited cities only.
People residing in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Ghaziabad, and Faridabad can avail of the offer before it lapses. The offer comes with a 7-Day Mega HD trial pack included in it.
Airtel has listed the discount offer currently on its site and MyAirtel app for the Delhi-NCR circle. The ending date of the limited time offer is not currently mentioned.
The offer, however, comes with a rider. New customers will have to select an Airtel bundle of Rs 699 instead of the normal Rs 360 bundle if availing this offer. The total cost of the new connection is Rs 2785 which offers 1-year warranty worth Rs 100and Airtel Xstream app free for 1 year worth Rs 999 as an introductory offer.
How to avail of this offer?
- Go to MyAirtel app or Airtel website
- In Xstream Thanks Offer, select your city
- Enter your mobile number to verify eligibility
- Enter Installation Address
- Check out by deciding whether payment is to be made online or on delivery
The Airtel bundle at Rs 699 offers 154 channels and can be dropped at any point of time. The pack contains 54 HD, 22 Hindi News, 11 Kids, 10 Hindi Entertainment, 10 News, 10 Hindi Movie, 7 Music, 6 Infotainment, 4 Sports, 4 Urdu, 2 Punjabi, 2 Gujarati, 2 North East, 2 Bhojpuri, 1 English Movie, 1 Tamil, 1 Telugu, 1 Malayalam, 1 Kannada, 1 Marathi, 1 Bengali, and 1 Oriya channel.
The Xstream box continues to be available at Rs 3639 for customers residing in other circles. Users wishing to buy it have to select an Airtel bundle as well which takes the price up to Rs 3999.
The move seems to be Airtel’s response to Tata Sky’s plan to launch its Android Hybrid set-top box Tata Sky Binge+. The box is likely to launch on 16 December. DreamDTH had yesterday in an exclusive report revealed the images of the Binge+ STB along with the expected specifications of the box.
The Android set-top box competition is set to intensify in India with the entry of Tata Sky Binge+. With Airtel likely to merge with Dish TV-d2h the competition will be directly between Tata Sky and Airtel Digital TV whose set-top box are likely to be similar.