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Airtel Pocket TV: Airtel's New Android App For Watching TV On The Go

By Chinmay Joshi in 'Gadgets | Software | Apps', Mar 29, 2014.

  1. Chinmay Joshi

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    Airtel Digital TV has launched its latest mobile application called “Airtel Pocket TV” for its digital TV subscribers which allows users to watch their favorite programs or channels while on the move. The company assures to provide more than 150 live TV channels and more than 10,000 hours of video contents and can watch past episodes on 13 channels on anytime TV.

    Currently, the Airtel Digital TV application is released only for the Android users using version 2.1 and above and is expected to come for iOS users very soon. It is available for free download on Google Play Store and is mentioned to be compatible on devices with Android 2.2 and above versions. Before this application, DishTV and TataSky have released similar apps for their consumers.


    Airtel Pocket TV for Android can support all operator networks. It has a unique feature of adaptive streaming which allows automatic adjusts of the streaming bit-rate according to bandwidth on users device. Along with this, it allows users to select channels conveniently with Genre based UI. Users can also type the channel which they are looking for and can also set it as their favorite channel for easy access in future. Users get the list of program guide one week in advance and also have a facility to check the top viewed and top rated contents on the home screen so that they can set an alarm to view your favorite show or movie.

    Once you install the application in your Android device, you need to activate it by sending an SMS - 'ADD TV' to 54325 and get your number registered. To use this application you need to pay Rs. 60 per month which is an introductory price.

    Source: Firstpost | Download Link: Google Play Store
    #1 Chinmay Joshi, Mar 29, 2014
    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 29, 2014


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