Dish SMRT Hub- Features, Plans & Latest Updates

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Dish TV has introduced a wonderful concept as part of its SMRT connected devices. The new Android-powered STB- Dish SMRT Hub and also Dish SMRT Kit which is an Alexa-enabled dongle are the latest innovations from Dish TV. Let's get to know all the details about the latest STB from Dish TV.

Dish SMRT Hub The new HD set-top box for android TV 9.0. Your TV experience is going to get so much more amazing. Even if you don't have a smart TV, Dish SMRT hub is capable of converting your TV into a smart one.

Features Of Dish SMRT Hub

Dish TV speaks highly of the main three features of DishSMRT HUB.

These are

  1. Multiple User
  2. Control IT
  3. Chromecast
  4. Miracast
  5. Multiple Users

Let us take a look in detail at the factors involved in each feature.

1. Multiple users

  • You can easily avail of personalized recommendations as per your preference.
  • You can lock channels and add your favourite channels as per your profile.
  • Recent rails can be populated on the home screen as per your viewing history
  • Customise the Home screen rails as per the selected profile

2. Control it

  • Your Android phone or even tablet can be used as a remote for the Android box
  • You can download ATV remote app which is available on the Google Playstore
  • You can switch between the d-pad and touchpad modes easily
  • You can start voice search with the mic.

3. Chromecast

  • Enables finding and playing media across various apps
  • You can ask questions while you are watching TV
  • You can control all your smart home devices
  • Enjoy updates on favourite music, weather etc

4. Miracast

  • Mirror media from your Android smartphones to your dishSMRT HUB-enabled TVs.
  • Manage your smart home gadgets.
  • Get entertainment, weather, and other information.
  • Miracast-certified devices can interact with one another independent of manufacturer.

5. Multiple Users

  • Get customised rail suggestions.
  • Set your favourite stations and lock channels based on your preferences.
  • Recent rail on Home screen will appear based on your viewing history (App or TV channels)
  • The personalization of the home screen rails will differ depending on the profile chosen.

Additional attractions of Dish Smart Hub box

  1. You get regular channels and most of the online streaming content
  2. You can download over 5000+ apps and games without any additional console from Google Playstore
  3. Voice search enabled with Google assistant
  4. Easy to customize your home screen as per your wish
  5. You can control all your smart home devices
  6. Web browsing enabled
  7. 6 months WATCHO Subscription worth Rs.174 free with every DishTV connection

Dish Smart Hub Price

  • Existing customers-You can upgrade your current set-top box to a DishSMRT Hub at INR 2499/- and Dish TV Smart Hub recharge plans you’ve selected previously will continue.
  • Moreover, new customers can avail the box for INR 2499 and they need to select a plan that ranges from INR 100 to INR 525 for a month.

Dish Smart Hub Specifications

Brand Dish TV
Model Name Android Set top box with 1 month HD pack
Offer 1 Month Super Sports HD Pack
Display Resolution HD
Remote Features Bluetooth Remote having Google Assistant Voice Search
Technology Android TV 9.0
Connectivity HDMI AV Cable
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Memory 8
Recording Features Yes
Weight 500 g

Installation of Dish Smrt Hub box The DishTV authorised technicians will confirm your home address and come to install the equipment.

  • Highlights of Dish Smrt Hub box
  • There is a built-in Chromecast
  • All main online streaming platforms like Zee5, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Voot and ALTBalaji are available.
  • Your Dish SMRT Kit has an Alexa-enabled Bluetooth remote

Please note

  1. Netflix is not on the list of OTT Platforms available with Dish Smrt Hub box
  2. The Dish SMRT Hub is capable of working with any TV with an HDMI or CVBS input.

The Dish Smrt Hub Box Remote Control

The remote control for the Dish Smrt Hub Box has distinctive buttons that ensure you have all your favourite apps at your fingertips. Check out the uses of each button on the remote control:

  • Know The Controls
  • Home: You can go right to the Home screen.
  • Option: Check out a detailed description for any Program.
  • Google Assistant: You may utilize Google Assistant for voice searches.
  • Return: You may return to a previously viewed section.
  • YouTube: You have direct access to YouTube
  • Watcho: You may access the Watcho app directly.
  • Settings: Access the settings section to adjust various components
  • Guide: Channel Guide may be accessed.
  • Recording: Record a programme of your choosing.

How To Record Programs On The Dish Smrt Hub? To ensure you can re-watch any of your favourite shows or movies, you can easily record them using your Dish Smrt Hub remote control, by clicking on the ‘Record’ button. Please note, for recording, you’ll need to connect to your own external drive like a pen-drive or USB disk.

Currently, the maximum USB storage that the Dish Smrt Hub supports is 500 GB with format NTFS or FAT32.

What is DishSMRT KIT?

Dish TV SMRT Kit is a smart dongle with Alexa. You can connect it with your DishNXT HD STB and enjoy a wide range of online apps for entertainment while availing Alexa voice assistant also.

Main Attractions of DishSMRT KIT

Existing DishTV subscribers can opt to use the DishSMRT KIT. This gives access to many OTT apps like ZEE5, ALT Balaji, Sony Liv, Hungama Play, Watcho etc. Subscribers also get to watch many online videos, web series etc. DishSMRT KIT makes it possible to get Alexa features as well on users' set-top boxes.

Features of DishSMRT KIT

Additions features that are available include:-

  • Fantastic online content from OTT Apps
  • 30,000+ Alexa skills
  • Latest updates on news, music, cooking and weather
  • Book flights, cabs, set alarms

Price of DishSMRT KIT DishSMRT KIT has an introductory offer that consists of a voice remote and also a Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth dongle. The price is Rs 1199/-.

Technical Specifications of Dish SMRT KIT

Operating temperature 0°C ~+ 60°C
Maximum Humidity RH 95% (Non-Condensing)
Operating voltage DC 5.0V ± 5%
Frequency range 2.4GHz and 5GHz
Antenna system Omnidirectional


With the lockdowns and restrictions in place, the DishTV Smart Hub reviews and customers have increased tenfold. This is because, with its multiple features, it is one of the best ways to keep yourself entertained. It is a complete package that is gaining much popularity. Dish TV has yet again proved that innovation is the way to constant progress in an industry filled with hi-tech competitors like Airtel DTH and Tata Sky.

Frequently Asked Questions

What makes DishSMRT Hub better than other regular set-top boxes?

  • DishSMRT Hub is Android TV-based and Internet-connected with 1GB RAM
  • DishSMRT Hub has 8GB of internal memory and can be used to download various apps & OS updates
  • DishSMRT Hub has a Voice-enabled remote which makes search options easy
  • Availability of Multiple profiles for better personalization
  • DishSMRT Hub has two USB ports that can be used to record content
  • Various Apps and Games are available
  • You can watch all your favourite TV channels

Is the additional price for OTT apps and DTH Packages?

Yes, you can buy only the Dish SMRT Hub Set-top-box at Rs 3999/-. For OTT apps and DTH Packages, you have to subscribe separately. You could also check out the proposed bundle offers. Please check with your DTH service provider regarding the dish smart hub dth plans and OTT packs to get detailed information.

What are the Apps available?

You have access to all featured as well as preloaded Apps on the set-top box.

  • Prime Video
  • ZEE5
  • Voot
  • SonyLIV
  • Alt Balaji
  • Hungama
  • Watcho
  • OTT -Hotstar and YouTube
  • Sports -Fox Sports, ESPN, NBC, CNBC
  • News -Aaj Tak, NDTV, India Today
  • Social media -Facebook watch
  • Motivational -TED Talks
  • Cooking - Kitchen Stories, Food Network
  • Devotional apps
  • Games -Asphalt, Mars, Bomb squad

Can Dish SMRT KIT be used with any other device?

Dish SMRT KIT can only be used with the D-7000-HD box.

Can I avail Dish SMRT KIT anywhere in India where Dish TV is there?

No, you can avail of Dish SMRT KIT services only in select regions. You can check with the Dish TV customer service executive in your area for clarification.

Is there a warranty on Dish SMRT KIT?

Yes, there is. A six months warranty is provided. If the remote or dongle is damaged within the warranty period, it will be replaced. Please note that Dish SMRT KIT does not fall into the set-top box warranty.

What is the minimum Internet speed required for Dish SMRT KIT

The internet speed is 4 Mbps (recommended). 4K content may require higher speed.

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