Airtel, the number one mobile phone networks in India, have stepped into the world of Direct-To-Home Satellite TV Services in late 2008 across 21,000 retail points, including Airtel relationship centres in 62 cities across the country and so far they have succeeded in having a large customer base due to the excellent service offered by them. They have Airtel Digital TV HD Service as well which is a hit among customers.
Airtel Digital TV is based on MPEG4 standard with DVB S2 technology and it is HD ready which means you get excellent picture quality and an amazing viewing experience. Also the service is much better and cheaper compared to other DTH and cable providers. Interactive applications such as iNews (News on Demand), iLearn (Fun while learning), iSports (Info about your favourite sports), iMatinee (Book movie tickets from home), iNet (Stocks, Share price, Sensex & news updates) and iAstro (Plan family holidays at home).
The Airtel digital TV DTH service also comes with games that are refreshed every six weeks, audio gain control, on screen account balance which gives important information such as account balance, recharge status, validity period and last viewed channel in case of power disruption/switch off, and low battery indicator on the screen.
Airtel Digital TV HD Set Top Box Price is available in India Rs. 2840/- for new subscribers and Rs. 2250 for existing users. Your Airtel Digital TV connection consists of a View Card, a Set Top Box, a Remote, a dish antenna, connecting wires and 2 batteries for your remote.
Airtel Digital TV Packs Pricing
The list of channels along with the pricing is indeed huge and complicated. Entry level packs start from Rs. 145 per month or Rs. 1490 for a year and includes 105 Channels + 2 Interactive Services. Popular channels such as Sony, Star Plus, Zee TV, Colors, Star Utsav, Sab TV, 9X, Zoom, NDTV Imagine, Discovery, National Geographic, Zee Cinema, Star News, India TV, NDTV India, Channel V, 7 regional channels and many more are all provided so this may be the best choice for you. For South India users, different packs are available which are specifically designed for them and have popular South Indian channels such as Kerala Tv, Raj TV, Surya TV, Sun TV, Asianet, Gemini TV etc.
For the complete list of channels, please visit the website http://www.airtel.in/digitaltv
Airtel Digital TV Features
Unlike other DTH service providers like Tata Sky, Videocon DTH, Dish TV, Big TV and Sun TV, Airtel Digital TV works quite well in normal rainfall. It only stops a few times and that too incase of heavy, torrential rainfall. Even if the service is disrupted, after a few minutes, the broadcast starts again and hence it provides hassle free viewing experience. It has amzing features such as Interactive Services, 10 Channels on All India Radio, Power Resume Function and High quality games.