Airtel Xstream Box & Airtel Smart TV FAQs
1. What is Airtel Xstream Box?
The Airtel Xstream Box is a new age DTH television box that enhances any television into a smart TV. It enables you to watch online content via various OTT apps such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, etc. - on your big TV screen. The built-in Chromecast also enables voice search with Google Assistant and Smartphone as remote and gamepad.
2) How does Airtel Xstream Box work?
The Airtel Xstream Box runs on Android 9.0 Pie-based Android TV OS and through the Google Play Store has access to 5000+ Apps and Games. Popular streaming OTT apps can be installed along with the usual DTH functionality.
3) What is Airtel Xstream Set-Top Box?
The Airtel Xstream Box is a DTH Set Top Box (STB) which is integrated with a Chromecast so that it can stream OTT content in addition to the usual DTH services.
4) Does Airtel Xstream Box need the Internet?
The Airtel Xstream Box requires a WiFi connection or a mobile hotspot to connect to the Internet. The video streaming quality of the Xstream Box also depends on the Internet speed.
5) Why should I buy an Airtel Xstream Box?
Airtel Xstream Box is one of the best and the most feature-rich and technologically advanced DTH connections in India. The built-in Chromecast which provides the customers access to the OTT content. The Android TV OS also helps you install apps and games directly on your TV, making it a Smart TV.
6) How to connect Airtel Xstream Stick to TV?
The Airtel Xstream Stick can be plugged in using the HDMI port of the TV. You can then detect it using the Google App of any phone or tablet that you use and set it up like any regular Chromecast device.
7) What is Airtel Xstream Stick?
Airtel Xstream Stick is a Chromecast device by Airtel that connects with your TV through the HDMI Port and can be used to stream content from OTT Apps. It doesn’t have the DTH function available in Airtel Xstream Box.
8) What is covered in the price that I pay for a new Airtel Xstream connection?
Included in the cost is the Airtel Xstream Set Top Box, the outdoor unit (dish antenna, wire), the remote, delivery and installation. We also give you subscription to linear TV channels in the same cost – the validity of which is as per the offer available for you. With every Airtel Xstream Box, you also get a FREE 3 month subscription to the content on the Airtel Xstream app – which is pre-integrated with the Airtel Xstream Box.
9) Can I continue watching OTT/online content on the Airtel Xstream Box if I do not subscribe to linear DTH channels/packs?
In order to avail the features of the Airtel Xstream Box including accessing OTT apps and online content, you have to keep your Airtel DTH account recharged with a minimal monthly amount. We have monthly packs beginning as low as Rs 153.