- The d2h Magic streaming device can be connected to D2h Set-Top Box
- d2h Magic comes pre-installed with Dish TV's own content app Watcho
d2h Magic is the new streaming device announced by Dish TV India for the D2h Set-Top Box users. The d2h Magic is a streaming device which works pretty much similar to DishSMRT Stick currently available for Dish TV users. The all-new streaming device for D2h customers can be connected via the USB port to D2h Set-Top Box and it allows users to watch content from OTT apps like ZEE5, Watcho, ALTBalaji, Hungama Play and so on. Dish TV says the d2h Magic will also offer Catch-Up TV shows from the real-time TV content. The streaming device can be availed for an introductory price of Rs 399 along with a nominal subscription price of Rs 25 plus taxes per month, after the preview offer. d2h Magic aims at taking on Tata Sky Binge service and Airtel Internet TV box.
How Can D2h Subscribers Avail d2h Magic Streaming Device?
D2h existing customers can head over to the company’s website to order the d2h Magic stick, or they can call 1800 1370 111 to order the product. Do make a note that the d2h Magic device will cost the subscribers Rs 399 one-time charges. After three months, subscribers will have to pay Rs 25 (excluding taxes) every month to watch the content from OTT services. According to D2h, the d2h Magic stick works with D2h V7000 HDW RF Set-Top Box. Dish TV also confirmed that the d2h Magic would be available in all major cities.
How to Get Started With d2h Magic Stick?
After purchasing the d2h Magic Stick, subscribers will have to connect it to one of the USB ports of the Set-Top Box. After connecting, D2h subscribers are required to connect their latest d2h Set-Top Box to available Wi-Fi network or mobile hotspot through ‘d2h Magic’ device, which is connected into the USB port of set-top box. The device will be available with a single remote control for everything and unified interface, says the company.
d2h Magic Stick: Features Detailed
d2h Magic is a streaming device which bridges the gap between Live TV and content from OTT services. Dish TV says the device comes with a huge library of digital videos and access to free content across other apps. It seems like the paid content from streaming services will not be available for free to d2h Magic users. Users will be able to stream content from OTT services like ALTBalaji, ZEE5, Hungama Play, SonyLIV and Watcho (Dish TV’s own content app).
Commenting on the launch of this new device, Mr Anil Dua, Executive Director and Group Chief Executive Officer, Dish TV India Limited, said, “We are delighted to announce the launch of d2h Magic. It will empower our customers to enjoy internet-based content as well as Live TV using one remote in an immersive manner on their TV sets. At Dish TV India Ltd, we believe in bringing the latest technology and innovation to our customers. d2h Magic is yet another step in this direction.”
Right now, we don’t have any info regarding the availability of Netflix and Amazon Prime Video on d2h Magic stick. The d2h Magic also comes with a dedicated Kids section where children can browse a selection of rhymes, learning and educational videos, arts and craft videos and much more.
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