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    • Airtel digital TV HD now the first HD set-top-box in the country to be powered with an On Demand TV
    • Download and watch videos across genres & languages on your Airtel digital TV HD and Recorder
     
    New Delhi, May 15, 2013: Are you a movie buff but can never catch up with the fixed TV schedules of the movie airing time? Wish you could watch the series of your favorite TV shows with a DVD like control of pause, forward or rewind at a time you prefer? Guess what….you can now do all this and much more with Airtel digital TV. The DTH service arm of leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel today announced yet another smart feature on its HD and Recorder set top boxes - On Demand TV. A first in the industry for any HD set-top-box, the feature will now enable customers to simply connect their set-top-box to their broadband connection to enjoy seamless downloads of their favorite videos including popular movies and series on fashion & lifestyle, health & fitness, home & family, devotional and much more from an on-demand video library.
     
    The launch of On Demand TV is an addition to the exciting features of the 3D ready Airtel digital TV HD which is the first HD set top box to have Dolby Digital Plus enabling TV viewing with Dolby surround sound for a theatre like experience at home. Offering an immersive viewing experience, Airtel digital TV HD also enables customers to record their favorite TV programmes by using a recording remote control and connecting an external USB drive.
     
    Smart features of Airtel digital TV HD
     
    • Recording & On Demand TV packed together at an irresistible price starting @ Rs. 2990/- only for new customers
    • Simply change to a recorder remote and connect the set-top-box to an external USB drive and any broadband connection to enjoy popular videos
    • Select from an attractive bouquet of 17 best HD channels with flexibility even to choose just one channel
     
    All existing and new customers of Airtel digital TV HD can enjoy the service by just dialing 12150 (toll-free) to subscribe to the service. Customers can also SMS <VDO> to 54325 to receive a call back from customer care. HD DVR have to simply connect their set-top box to any broadband connection to enjoy popular videos. While the service does not have any subscription charge, customers will be charged per video on a-la-carte basis at prices starting as low as Rs. 10/- and an installation charge of Rs. 125/- where applicable.
     
    For more details, please log on to: http://www.airtel.in/digitaltv
     
    About Airtel digital TV
    Airtel digital TV is a leading national DTH service provider offering MPEG 4 & DVBS 2 – currently the most advanced digital broadcasting technologies available in the world. With 375 channels & services including 17 HD channels and 6 interactive services, Airtel digital TV introduced many firsts to the segment including a universal remote, several unique interactive applications, multi lingual EPG, and integrated anytime, anywhere recording through mobile and web. Backed by a 24x7 customer care, Airtel digital TV had 8.1 million customers as on March 2013.
     
    About Bharti Airtel Limited
    Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 269 million customers across its operations at the end of March 2013. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com