Reliance Jio has all set to commercially rolled out with its Jio fiber services. The company won’t just be offering high-speed internet access to its subscribers but will also make its 4k set-top-box available to Jio Fiber users which aims to provide ultra-high-definition entertainment and cloud-based gaming. And sure enough, Airtel, which is the jio’s biggest competitor, has come up with a new solution for its DTH subscribers. The device is called the Xstream box and its Airtel’s idea of delivering modern-day entertainment services to its platform.
Jiofiber is offering a set-top-box that will allow users to access live TV channels as well as OTT apps. It comes with all Jio apps like JIoCinema, JioTV, JioSavan, Jiogames, Netflix, and Amazon Prime Video. Similarly, airtel Xstream brings live TV channels as well as OOT apps such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Airtel store.
Highlights of Jiofiber
- Jiofiber is offering Bluetooth speakers and HD TV for its customers based on their plans.
- Jiofiber starts with subscription at Rs 699 with additional data for the plans.
- Jiofiber set-top-box supports video calling with up to four people simultaneously.
- It supports online multiplayer gaming with zero latency and also wide variety of controllers including the app-based controller on your smartphone.
Highlights of Airtel Xstream
- Both the Xstream box and Xstream stick are priced at Rs 3,999.
- The Airtel Xstream Box comes with a 1-year subscription as well as a 1-month subscription to an HD DTH pack.
- Xstream box buyers get complimentary 1-year access to the Xstream app.
- It will offer access to the Google Play Store and therefore you will be able to download and stream content OTT platform of your own choice.
Airtel is trying retain their customer with this plan of Xstream. Hope the valuable customer of Airtel will never look for the offer which jio is providing. Still a Airtel move on this phase is effective.