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Airtel launches broadband TV

MUMBAI: Bharti Airtel, the leading telecommunications company, has launched Airtel broadband TV, a service which will enable customers to watch live TV on their computers or laptops.


The company has kept the price of the service attractive with monthly subscription packs starting from Rs 49.
 
The service offers 28 live TV channels including UTV Bindass, UTV Movies, Bloomberg UTV , TLC, Animal Planet, all Discovery channels, Sakshi TV, Live India, NE TV, Otv News, Suvarna News and Tarang Music.


The Airtel broadband TV will also work on Wi-Fi, thereby giving customers the freedom to watch TV anywhere in their homes. It also allows customers to multi-task like browsing the net and working on the laptop or computer at the same time.


Bharti Airtel CMO Telemedia Services Girish Mehta said, “We are delighted to announce the launch of Airtel broadband TV for our valued customers. Revolutionising the TV watching experience, this initiative is part of our larger commitment to offer an enhanced broadband experience to our customers. We will soon be adding more content under news, soap and infotainment categories.” 
 
The company also clarified that more-bandwidth consumption for watching broadband TV will not add to the customers‘ Broadband Plan data usage, except for users in Noida and Punjab.


Currently, customers have the option to watch 28 Live, 19 Video on demand (VoD) channels and 12 movies basis the chosen subscription plan. Watching broadband TV requires standard Macromedia Flash player version 10.2 and no other specific software.


There are three monthly subscription plans:



Gold Pack– All channels with Voice on Demand and movies for Rs 99 per month.



Night Pack- All channels with Voice on Demand and movies for Rs 49, per month from 9 pm – 9 am.



My Pack- Any 3 chosen channels for Rs 49 per month.
 

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