Airtel is offering Xstream Box to its broadband customers on a refundable security deposit of Rs. 1,500. The new development comes a few months after the telco made its Android-based set-top boxes (STBs) available to One Airtel plan customers as part of a complimentary offer. Apart from broadband users, regular Airtel Thanks app users have also been provided with Xstream Box at a discounted price of Rs. 2,249. This is below the current price of Rs. 3,639. The latest promotional offers will help Airtel expand the user base of its Xstream Box which runs on Android 9 Pie and offers features like built-in Chromecast and Google Assistant support.
Airtel Xstream Fiber broadband users are getting notifications about Xstream Box offer through Airtel Thanks app. This offer brings Xstream Box on a refundable deposit of Rs. 1,500. This means that if you have Airtel Broadband, you will not only be able to get the Smart STB at a discounted price but also get a full refund once the return is given.
Direct-to-home (DTH) focused blog DreamDTH was to report first About the new offer. However, Gadgets 360 was able to independently confirm its existence for existing Airtel Xstream Fiber users.
The customers who are availing the new offer will get a total amount of Rs. 1,951 which includes Xstream Box refundable security deposit as well as one month rental for 129 channels. The company is also bundling Zee5 subscription for free for the first three months.
Airtel in May came up with a complimentary offer for its One Airtel plan subscribers, under which it offered Xstream Box for the same security amount. 1,500. that offer is exclusively so far Limited 899 to Rs. 1,349 plans.
In addition to the offer exclusively for select Xstream Fiber broadband customers, Airtel is offering Xstream Box discounted price 2,249 to all Airtel Thanks app users worth Rs. However, the amount is non-refundable in case of Airtel Thanks users.
Airtel is competing with ACT Fibernet’s ACT Stream TV 4K and Reliance’s Jio Fiber set-top box by introducing its Xstream box in the market. Airtel’s offering is said to provide over 500 TV channels and movies in 4K resolution as well as web shows in 13 languages.
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