Airtel Digital TV is quickly gaining popularity to become the number one DTH service in India. Although Tata Sky may still be the number 1 choice for users, it won’t take much time for Airtel to displace it from the first position since it has cheaper plans, offers more channels than any other provider and is available at the lowest price. Let’s take a quick look at the list of features of Airtel Digital TV.
Airtel Digital TV is based on MPEG4 standard with DVB S2 technology and its HD ready which means that you can get a excellent quality of channels and have a greater viewing experience compared to traditional cable service providers.
# MPEG-4 Based – Crystal Clear Clarity
# DVB S2 technology – Excellent picture quality & sound
# Universal Remote – Handles both Set Top Box and TV
# Interactive Applications – 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), iAstro (Plan family holidays at home)
# 10 Channels on All India Radio
# Movies on Pay Per View (PPV) Service
# Multilingual Program Guide – Next 12 hours program guide
# Power Resume Function – Starts the same channel incase light goes off
# Sleek & Stylish Set Top Box
# High quality games – Cricket etc.
# 24 hours customer service in 8 languages
# Low Battery Indicator – Indicates low battery on Universal remote
# On Screen Account Balance – View your account balance, recharge status, validity period etc
The pricing of Airtel Digital TV is indeed quite reasonable, infact it is the cheapest DTH service in India, with the most number of channels. Also the cost of Set Top Box is lesser than other service providers such as Tata Sky, Dish TV, Sun Direct DTH and Reliance Big TV.