In this era, the way of digital revolution and entertainment has become completely smart, but in smart entertainment, TV is no more behind and neither is the audience of TV. Keeping these two audience segments in mind, Airtel, India's largest network operator, has launched digital entertainment taking it a step further - Xstream, whereby viewers can access it anywhere, anytime, TV, computer, laptop or smartphone TV and streaming can be enjoyed simultaneously on any of the favorite devices. Airtel Xstream is divided into three different formats such as Xstream App, Xstream Stick, and Xstream Box. Customers can choose the right format for themselves as per their need and preference. Let's know in full detail
Xstream Stick: This is an Android 8.0 based over the top (OTT) stick or, in popular terms, a firestick. Through this, customers can listen to 10,000 movies and shows of streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, ZEE5, HOOQ, Eros Now, and Hungama Play, as well as listen to more than 6 million songs from the Wink Music catalog. The Airtel Xstream Stick comes with built-in Chromecast, which has a 1.6 GHz processor.
Also, this stick remote has a voice-enabled search feature and Bluetooth 4.2 facility. The price of this stick is Rs. 3,999. Airtel Thanks Platinum and Gold customers will get subscription-free along with Xstream Stick, while the rest of the customers can avail this facility for free for 30 days. After this, by taking an annual plan of 999 rupees, they can see all the content of their choice from the catalog.
Xstream Box: Another format is Xstream Box, with the help of which every TV can easily become a smart TV. This hybrid box, which comes with Android 9.0, allows customers to enjoy 500 TV channels and Airtel's OTT library content, which includes more than 10,000 movies and shows. In this box, Xstream app, Netflix, Amazon Prime videos, YouTube and Airtel store's app are pre-installed.
On this, customers will also be able to enjoy advanced gaming with high-end graphics. The Xstream box also has voice control enabled remote, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and hot-key for Netflix, Amazon Prime Videos and YouTube. With this box, customers will get a one-year subscription of the entire content of the Airtel Xstream app, as well as a one-month subscription of the HD DTH pack, the Xstream box is priced at Rs 3,999. Also, existing Airtel Digital TV customers can upgrade their box, Airtel Xstream box, for just Rs 2249.
Airtel has exclusively tied up with Flipkart for the sale of Xstream Stick online. Also, the Xstream box can be purchased from all Airtel stores and websites, as well as from Flipkart and Amazon. Apart from this, customers can also buy fire sticks and XStream boxes from electronic retail stores like Croma and Vijay Sales.
Xstream App: This is the modern avatar of the Airtel TV app. Under this, customers will be able to stream new user interface, content catalog, 400 live TV channels, 10,000 movies, and shows of streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, ZEE5, Eros Now, and Hungama Play. Also, Airtel customers can watch all the shows, movies and live TV content of Airtel Xstream on www.airtelxstream.in.