Bharti Airtel’s Digital TV division has launched a new mobile TV app, Pocket TV, that allows the users to watch TV on the move. Right now the app is available for Android users only, and it allows the Airtel Digital TV users to stream over 150 live TV channels, and past episodes of 13 channels, anytime from anywhere. The app is available for download from Google Play, and the users have to pay a subscription amount of Rs. 60 per month to enjoy the TV on their mobile.
“The app is a convergence of the TV and mobile phone and its launch follows the success of Airtel Digital TV’s innovative offering of Twitter on TV which was the first ever global convergence of Twitter and TV,” says Airtel in their press release.
The app also allows the users to access over 10,000 hours of video Library consisting of videos and movies. It features simple navigation and users can check out the channels based on different genres. The app is compatible with smartphones and tablets running on Android 2.1 or later. If you downloaded the app, you can install it and activate the service by sending an SMS, ADD TV to 54325 from their registered mobile number.
This app also offers daily schedule for each channel and also let’s the users to share the updates via Facebook or via SMS.