Airtel digital TV, the DTH service by Bharti Airtel announced the launch of an app, iRadio. The app consists of 21 radio channels that are available to users at no cost. According to Airtel, “iRadio is yet another compelling reiteration of DTH's clear advantage over analogue systems in offering unique non-channel content across genres like education, music, movies, farming and lifestyle.” All Airtel digital TV customers can access the application by clicking the iTV button on their remotes. Customers also have the option to select an AIR channel and have it play in the background.
Now with iRadio and other apps
The 21 audio channels in iRadio include FM Gold, FM Gold Mumbai, FM Rainbow, FM Rainbow Bangalore, FM Rainbow Chennai, Radio Kashmir, Gyanvani Radio, AIR Hindi, AIR Punjabi, AIR Tamil, AIR Telugu, AIR Bangla, AIR Gujarati, AIR Urdu, AIR Marathi, AIR Kannada, AIR Oriya, AIR Malayalam, AIR Assamese, AIR Ragam, and AIR North-East.
Airtel is additionally offering five other applications which are:
iFasal: provides farmers with real-time access to crop prices, prevalent agri-input prices of seeds, pesticides, weather information and localized farming advisory in Hindi.
iGoodlife: provides content on lifestyle, cooking, health, home and family.
iDarshan: showcases live aartis every morning and evening, devotional songs, debates, discussions, pravachans, satsangs, discourses, travel episodes from shrines across the country and pilgrimage information, at your home.
iLearn: tutorial for children ranging from classes 1 to 5.
iAstro: provides detailed forecast for the day as per both, astrology and numerology.
To receive these applications from Airtel, customers need to dial 12150.
Publish date: November 29, 2011 2:56 pm| Modified date: December 18, 2013 9:03 pm