Airtel Digital TV is a direct-to-home (DTH) television service provided by Bharti Airtel, a telecommunications company in India. It provides subscribers with access to a wide range of TV channels through a satellite dish and a set-top box. The service also includes features such as digital video recording, parental controls, and interactive television services.

Airtel Digital TV: Top 10 Features of Airtel DTH

In the year 2022, Airtel DTH reached approximately 17.56 million households. With the evident growth and prospect of providing best DTH offers to its subscribers; Airtel Digital TV offers a range of features, including:

  1. High-definition (HD) and standard-definition (SD) channels: Subscribers can choose from a wide range of HD and SD channels, including movies, sports, news, and entertainment.
  2. Digital video recording: Subscribers can record their favorite shows and watch them later at their convenience.
  3. Parental controls: Subscribers can lock channels and set viewing restrictions to ensure that their children do not access inappropriate content.
  4. Interactive television services: Subscribers can access interactive services such as games, astrology, and cooking shows.
  5. A-la-carte channels: Subscribers can choose and pay for individual channels from Airtel DTH channel list, rather than subscribing to a pre-packaged bundle of channels.
  6. Multi-language support: Subscribers can choose channels in multiple languages.
  7. Electronic program guide (EPG): Subscribers can view the schedule of programs for the next seven days on the EPG.
  8. Remote recording: Subscribers can schedule recordings remotely through the Airtel Thanks app.
  9. Multiple TV connections: Subscribers can connect multiple TVs to the same Airtel set-top box.
  10. Mobile streaming: Subscribers can stream live TV and recorded content on their mobile devices through the Airtel Xstream app.

Note that features and packages can vary depending on the plan you choose.

Revenue Generated by Airtel DTH in financial year 2022: Rs 31.54 Billion.
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Airtel DTH Login:Personalization

To have an Airtel DTH account, after you buy a new Airtel DTH connection, and it is approved, you can register over the

  • Upon approval of your registration, you will receive an email containing your login information and password.
  • You have the option of changing your password. The minimum length of a valid password is five characters, but the maximum length is thirty characters. A password can consist of a numeric value, an alphabetic value, or a special character.

Airtel DTH Account Personalization

Use the Preferences icon, to change your user settings. Below are the few user preferences that can be updated or set at any time:

  • General - Select your language, territory, time zone, client character encoding, and accessibility features.
  • Notification - Select how you want to receive your notifications (for example, in HTML or plain text e-mail).
  • Formatting - Define your date format and number format.
  • Password - Change your password if required.

Airtel DTH Plans

Airtel DTH is a leading DTH provider in the country that has a range of plans suiting every customer in every household. In terms of budget-friendly plans, HD channels, and excellent customer service, Airtel's DTH service is a strong competitor for pre-existing services and the upcoming ones.

Airtel DTH Plans & PacksNumber of ChannelsValidityAirtel DTH Recharge Price
Airtel Digital TV Hindi Value Lite SD Pack New74 Channels1 Month₹ 247
Airtel Digital TV Hindi Value Sports SD Pack New121 Channels1 Month₹ 360
Airtel Digital TV Dabang SD Pack New95 Channels1 Month₹ 290
Airtel Digital TV New TN HD Pack New313 Channels3 Month₹ 1,456.00
Airtel Digital TV New WB HD Pack New263 Channels3 Month₹ 1,107.00
Airtel Digital TV Hindi My Family Partial HD257 Channels6 Month₹ 3,063.00
Airtel Digital TV Hindi Value Lite HD Pack 411 Channels6 Month₹ 1,726.00
Airtel Digital TV Hindi Mega HD Pack331 Channels6 Month₹ 3,469.00
Airtel Digital TV TN Mega Pack183 Channels12 Month₹ 5,186.00
Airtel Digital TV UDP Pack with Star Plus Star Sports 156 Channels12 Months₹ 1,406

Upgrade your Set-Top Box to Xstream box ₹1999 (Box Price) + (12M Hotstar worth ₹899 at no additional cost) + ₹0 (Installation Charges) Xstream Box upgrade offer available only in selected cities-Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, Panchkula, Chandigarh, Mohali.

Airtel DTH Installation & Relocation

We would recommend comparing the best DTH plans online before you take the plunge to install an Airtel Digital TV.

Airtel DTH Installation Charges

Airtel offers 2 different types of Airtel setup box that comes with different features and pricing that we have shared above. Generally the installation is offered free of charge, but there are certain other costs associated which we have listed below:

Outdoor Unit(ODU)
Sr. NoDescriptionApplicable Charges
1Dish Assembly Kit₹475
2Dish Antenna₹250
3RG-6 Connector Pair₹50
4RG-6 Cable Joiner₹25
5RG-6 Cable Replaced₹8/meter

Airtel DTH Relocation Charges

Now carry your existing digital TV connection with Airtel's relocation services. Just call customer care and request quick relocation to any city in the country.

Outdoor Unit(ODU)
TypePremisesSingle connectionMulti connection
Re-InstallationSame Premises/Different Premises with old ODU (Old Dish)₹250/- + ₹8 per metre for extra cable₹250 + additional 75/- per connection +₹8 per metre for extra cable
Re-InstallationDifferent Premises( With New Dish)₹200 + ₹400/± ₹8 per metre for extra cable₹300 + ₹400/± ₹8 per metre for extra cable
TypePremisesSingle connectionMulti connection
De-InstallationMDU to MDU (Multi Dueling Unit)₹200₹300
Re-InstallationMDU to SDU (With New ODU-New Dish)₹200 + ₹400/- + ₹8 per metre for extra cable₹200/- + ₹8 per metre for extra cable
Re-InstallationSDU to MDU₹200/- + ₹8 per metre for extra cable₹300/- + ₹8 per metre for extra cable

*SDU stands for Single dwelling unit, where an individual dish is installed at customer's premises. *MDU stands for Multi dwelling unit where a common dish is installed for different customers at multi storey building. *De-Installation and Re-Installation Time : 12 working Hours.

Airtel DTH Offers: List of Channels FREE of Cost for a Period of 90 Days

MaharashtraChannelPravah Picture531₹1.18
OdishaChannelSIDHARTH GOLD602₹4.08
OdishaChannelSIDHARTH BHAKTI616₹4.08
OdishaChannelSIDHARTH TV600₹14.04
Maharashtra, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, J&K, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, UP, UK, Bihar, Jharkhand, North East, SikkimChannelSTAR Bharat114₹11.8
West Bengal, Odhisha, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, J&K, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, UP, UK, Bihar, Jharkhand, North East, SikkimBouquet of channelsManoranjanGiven below₹3.65

List of channels in “Manoranjan” bouquet:

Sony PAL131
Colors Rishtey128
Zee Anmol139

Airtel DTH Customer Care

If you’re facing any challenges with your connection, you can use the following information to connect with Airtel DTH’s customer care executives.

  • Email ID: You can email your queries, comments, or suggestions to Airtel at [email protected]
  • Number:You can also contact a customer representative on their toll-free number; 1800-103-6065

Airtel DTH surely has made a name in the DTH market. Among its competitors like Tata Sky DishTV, BSNL, Jio DTH, Hathway and others; Airtel DTH offers good plans and great customer support.

Below are city-wise customer care numbers specially for Airtel DTH connection transfer:

CityCustomer Care Numbers
Madhya Pradesh Chhattisgarh0755 4448080
Uttar Pradesh0522 4448080
Andhra Pradesh040 44448080
Mumbai022 44448080
Himachal Pradesh8628048080
Jammu Kashmir9596748080
Bihar Jharkhand9955148080
West Bengal033 44448080
Delhi011 44448080
Tamil Nadu044 44448080
Tamil Nadu044 44448080
Kerala0484 4448080
North East8132948080
Haryana0124 4448080
Gujarat079 44448080
Rajasthan0141 4448080
Punjab0172 4448080

Airtel DTH:Frequently Asked Questions

How can I check plans for Airtel DTH?

  • Open the ''Airtel Thanks' application.
  • Click on ''Recharge''.
  • Go to ''DTH Recharge''.

Insert the details and click ''Airtel'' from the ''Operator'' menu.

How can I check my Airtel DTH balance online?

To check an Airtel DTH account balance by SMS, you need to send an SMS With BAL (Customer ID) to 54325. This SMS is Toll-Free and the simplest way to find your Airtel Digital TV balance and Airtel DTH recharge status. You can also log into the Airtel Thanks App and check the balance on the service page.

Another way Is to call 81300-81300 from your registered mobile number.

Can I make my own Airtel DTH plan?

Yes, you can make your own Airtel DTH plan by selecting from a range of plans on channel 998 on Airtel Digital TV, and then you can scan and send the QR code to 54325.

How do I check my Airtel data balance?

To check Airtel's main balance, you can dial *123#, and the balance information will show up on your screen. To check your Airtel net balance, dial *123*10# and the balance information will display on the screen.

Which Airtel Digital TV set-top box is best?

Airtel Digital's – XStream box has a built-in Chromecast and also allows you to view OTT content. It also allows you to use your mobile as a remote. It's the most basic set-top box and cheapest. If you already have app subscriptions, this is the best choice for you.

Does an Airtel Xstream Box need the Internet?

Yes. The Airtel Xstream set-top box requires you to be connected to the internet via Wi-Fi or mobile hotspot. The video streaming quality depends on the internet connection.

What is the Customer service number of Airtel DTH?

Airtel DTH has a toll-free customer care number which is 1800-103-6065. If you have an Airtel number, you can call their customer care number on 12150. You can also Email them at - [email protected]

Which Satellite is used by Airtel DTH?

SES7 is a satellite that was launched in May 2009 and had 19ku band transponders, of which ISRO has leased 12 for Indian DTH operators. Airtel Digital TV uses 12 of these transponders for broadcasting channels.

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