The DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, Airtel Digital has announced its partnership with LG Electronics to bring the best of online and satellite TV content to customers.
Customers purchasing any 43" and above LG UHD or OLED panel TV, will now be able to add to their Ultra high definition TV experience with Airtel Internet TV - India's first 4K hybrid STB that offers online content plus over 500 TV channels.
On purchase of a new Internet TV along with the LG panel TV, customers can enjoy benefits of up to 25 percent. The offer is valid until October 31, 2017.
The 'Internet TV' comes with inbuilt-Wi-Fi receiver, Bluetooth based remote control and is integrated with Google voice search feature. Customers can discover their favorite content by simply speaking into the remote and choose from a variety of content sources. It also supports many digital output ports for consumers to enjoy Dolby ATMOS experience.
The inbuilt Bluetooth allows users to connect their speakers or Bluetooth headsets for a best-in-class experience.
Airtel Internet TV requires a broadband or a 4G hotspot connection with a minimum recommended speed of 4 Mbps. Airtel Internet TV customers can also get additional 25GB with their Airtel Broadband plans via MyAirtel App.
To recall, in April this year the company has launched 'Internet TV' - powered by Android TV'. Airtel 'Internet TV' transforms any TV into a Smart TV and enables users to switch seamlessly between online and linear TV content with a single device.
Meanwhile, Airtel has recently announced its partnership with handset maker Karbonn Mobiles to offer a 4G smartphone at an effective price of just Rs 1399.
The new smartphone is bundled with a monthly pack of Rs 169 from Airtel, which offers data and calling benefit," Airtel said. The company further said that this is the first of several partnerships that Airtel plans to have with mobile handset manufacturers to bring highly affordable bundled 4G smartphone options to the market.
In terms of specs then Karbonn A40Indian comes with 4-inch display, a 1.3 GHz processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage which is expandable by up to 32GB via micro-SD card. It runs Android Nougat software and is backed by a 1,400mAh battery. It has the 2-megapixel camera on the rear and a 0.3-megapixel camera on the front.