Hathway Play Box With Netflix and Other Apps Now Available for Free on Long Term Broadband Plans

To lure more subscribers on board, Internet Service Provider Hathway is providing free Hathway Playbox Android streaming device to subscribers on long-term plans

Highlights
  • Subscribers will have to opt for minimum of 100 Mbps broadband connection
  • The minimum subscription period for the offer is two months, but it differs with cities

As the broadband and DTH segment gets competitive in its preparation for the coming of Reliance Jio GigaFiber, Hathway has the responsibility of adding new subscribers and luring in more customers. To do that, the Hathway Cable and Datacom has introduced a new offer wherein it is giving free Play Box Android streaming device with long term broadband plans. It is worth noting that just like other products from DTH service provider, this one will also do the job of bringing OTT applications on to your TV screen, and like the name suggests it will also come with the Android TV platform to make OTT streaming possible.

Hathway Play Box Complimentary With Long-Term Broadband Plans

Under this offer, Hathway has announced that it will be offering the Hathway Play Box to the subscribers in Chennai who opt for 100 Mbps plans or above for two months or more. Notably, in Chennai, Hathway offers four fibre based plans providing 100 Mbps to 300 Mbps speeds. These plans start from Rs 949 per month. For this offer, the subscribers will have to shell out a minimum of Rs 2,847 for a subscription of the 100 Mbps plan for three months which offers 1TB FUP limit monthly. Alternatively, they can opt for higher priced plans which provide much more speed. The offer will be eligible on a subscription of two months or more on even the pricier plans. Similarly, we have confirmed with Hathway that this offer will be available in other cities like Hyderabad as well, but there could be a few tweaks depending on the city of service.

Play Box Android TV Based STB Features and Price

To recall, Hathway had launched the Play Box Android TV STB device back in January for a retail price of Rs 2,999. This product by Hathway is unlike a traditional set-top box and also combines other features like Google Play Support, using which customers will be able to experience Netflix, YouTube and Amazon Prime Video. This way, the users will be able to stream Android-based content on their big screens. Hathway has talked about rolling out support for other OTT services as well in the future for the Play Box.

Interestingly, Hathway is also providing some attractive offers with its Play Box Android TV STB, wherein users can avail Rs 1,000 off in total on their Netflix subscription for two months. Additionally, they will get 12 months of free Sun NXT subscription and lastly two months of complimentary YUPP TV and ZEE5 subscription as well.

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