AHMEDABAD, India, March 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — GTPL Hathway Limited (GTPL), india leading provider of digital cable TV and broadband services, today launched GTPL Genie – a hybrid Android TV set-top box that offers the convenience of live TV channels and OTT apps at an attractive price starting from a tariff headcount from ₹459 per month.
GTPL Genie combines the strength of traditional cable TV with modern functionality and a dynamic universe of diverse content on OTT entertainment apps. Aiming to further expand its “Connection Dil Se” proposition, GTPL Genie enables customers to enjoy both linear TV channels and popular content from OTT apps on their existing TV screen.
The set-top box is based on the Android TV platform which allows customers to download and use more than 5,000 apps from the Google Play Store (for TV). Customers can watch their favorite video content on YouTube, MX Player TV, etc., play hundreds of games, get information, listen to music, stay connected and more. It comes with a voice remote powered by Google Voice Assistant for easy searching.
The GTPL Genie decoder incorporates Google Chromecast functionality as well as Bluetooth connectivity. It allows customers to “entertain anytime” on their TVs to watch and enjoy their shows, movies, music, games, series, live sporting events, news, etc. preferred, at their convenience.
The Set Top Box is compatible with all types of televisions (4KHD, LED, LCD, Plasma, CRT, etc.), thus converting the existing non-smart TV into a smart TV.
The company announced the launch of bundled subscription plans that include access to live TV channels along with over 12 OTT apps including Amazon Prime Video, Disney Hotstar, Zee5, Sony Liv, Voot Select, Alt Balaji, Shemaroo Me, Eros Now, Hungama Play, Hungama Music, Gaana+, EpicON, etc. The GTPL Genie decoder will initially be available in six states: Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The Company plans to launch GTPL Genie soon in its other markets.
Commenting on the launch of GTPL Genie, Anirudhsinh Jadeja, Managing Director, GTPL Hathway, said, “Consumer behavior has evolved over the past 2-3 years and now includes viewing content in linear format as well as non-linear format. In our effort to meet the demands of our customers, we are proud to Announce the launch of GTPL Genie, an Android TV-based Hybrid Set Top Box that provides customer convenience to watch linear TV channels and on-demand content through OTT apps. GTPL Genie will increase the entertainment quotient for customers at finding interesting content across genres with its value-for-money bundled subscription packages.“
About GTPL Hathway Limited
GTPL Hathway Limited is the number 1 MSO in India providing digital cable television service and is the 6and the largest private wireline broadband service provider in India. We are the number 1 provider of cable TV and wireline broadband services in Gujarat and the number 2 provider of cable TV services in West Bengal. Our digital cable TV services have reached over 1,100 cities across India in the states of Gujarat, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Goa, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Manipur, Jharkhand, Telangana, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Orissa and Karnataka. A son December 31, 2021we have approximately 7.50 million paid cable television subscribers and 7,65,000 broadband subscribers with a broadband pass of approximately 4.40 million.
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