December 12th, 2017 8:01 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Sells 20% Stake Worth USD 350 Million in DTH Arm to Warburg Pincus

Bharti Airtel today announced that an affiliate of Warburg Pincus would acquire up to 20% equity stake in Bharti Telemedia Limited, the DTH arm of Airtel, for approximately USD 350 million. Warburg Pincus is a global private equity firm focused on growth investing. Out of 20% stake, 15% will be sold by Bharti Airtel and the balance 5% by another Bharti entity. DTH Business in India is not doing good... Read More

December 27th, 2016 2:15 PM 1 COMMENTS

Airtel Digital TV to offer ‘subscription video on demand’ (SVOD) service in Bengali

Airtel Digital TV, today announced the launch of “BANGLA HITZ”, a subscription based video on demand (SVOD) service in Bengali. This ad free service will be available at Rs 39 per month and can be accessed on channel number 702 on Airtel Digital TV. The new service will offer a whole new range of exclusive entertainment options in Bengali for Airtel DTH customers. This includes, a showcase of 7 unique Bengali Movies in... Read More

July 13th, 2016 12:01 AM 12 COMMENTS

Airtel starts offering huge cashback for Digital TV subscribers for recharges done via My Airtel app

Airtel Digital TV customers who recharge their DTH account via My Airtel app will get an 8% cashback, announces the company. This is a significant increase from the earlier cashback offered, which was ranging from 3-5% cashback on maximum recharges. The customers who wish to recharge via My Airtel app has to first register their Airtel digital TV ID on the app. The payment can be done via Airtel Money or... Read More

May 25th, 2016 1:33 PM 2 COMMENTS

Airtel Digital TV, Shemaroo Entertainment to revive classic Bollywood movies and music through “SadabaharHitz”

Airtel Digital TV and Shemaroo Entertainment Limited have joined hands to launch “SadabaharHitz”, a collection of Bollywood movies and music. The companies expect SadabaharHitz to bridge the gap between the eras in the movies and music. “The service is targeted to bring to the audience, quality films and soulful songs that will not only be appealing to mid and older generation but also will give youth an opportunity to reconnect... Read More

October 9th, 2015 4:07 PM 8 COMMENTS

Airtel Digital TV launches 4K- Ultra HD channel

Airtel Digital TV, today announced the launch of its first 4K-Ultra HD (UHD) channel. Airtel also announced that it will showcase the world TV premiere of Salman Khan starrer blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijan on the newly launched channel (channel number 400/158) on coming Sunday, October 11. Airtel’s 4K UHD channel provides the best of picture quality which is 4 times superior to regular HD channels and will customers to engage in... Read More

May 24th, 2015 1:48 AM 39 COMMENTS

Comparing top DTH operator’s maximum channels and service packages

When you have to choose a DTH monthly package, it's nothing short of doing some CFO level calculation. Quite unnecessary indeed. When I asked around how people choose DTH service packages, the unison reply I received from all channels was that they typically subscribed to the costliest one which provides maximum number of channels. @unitechy Just get the costliest one available. Not worth the headache. — Ravi Handa (@ravihanda) May... Read More

April 29th, 2015 11:51 PM 12 COMMENTS

Airtel Digital TV shows a massive subscriber increase of 1.06 million in FY2015

Airtel Digital TV has shown a remarkable growth during the fiscal year ended on March 2015. The operator has gained a net subscriber base of 10.07 million as of March 2015, showing a growth rate of 16.33% over the previous fiscal year. Around 1.06 million new customers have opted for Airtel direct-to-home (DTH) in the fiscal. Overall, the operating profit of the service provider has raised at 102%. The number... Read More

April 2nd, 2015 12:34 PM 5 COMMENTS

Airtel Digital TV crosses 10M subscriber mark in six years, adds 12 new channels

Airtel Digital TV, nation’s leading DTH service provider has reached a customer base of 10 million in a span of six years. With this new achievement, the provider has decided to add 12 new channels to its subscribers, which will raise its total number of channels and services to a new milestone of 500. Alongside, the company would also expand its HD portfolio to over 50 HD channels. The Number... Read More

December 9th, 2014 12:05 PM 2 COMMENTS

Airtel Digital TV launches Self-Care App for television sets

Airtel Digital TV, the Direct-To-Home (DTH) service arm of Bharti Airtel has rolled out an innovative and easy to use Self-Care Application for television sets, a first-of-its kind by a DTH service provider. A TV replica of the ‘My Airtel mobile app’, the Self-Care will enable customers with an Airtel Digital TV HD set-top-box to easily access their Airtel Digital TV account details real-time on their television sets without the need... Read More

May 29th, 2009 11:22 PM 8 COMMENTS


Bharti Airtel India’s leading telecom service provider today announced the launch of the Magic Dekho Talktime Pao offer on its DTH service known as digital TV. With this offer for Airtel Prepaid Mobile customers across the country where on buying a digital TV connection at Rs. 2000 with 3 months of Super Value Pack will get Own Net TalkTime up to 1000 minutes. This offer is valid for Airtel Prepaid... Read More

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