Hathway Cable and Datacom has reportedly launched hybrid set-top-box (STB), based on Google’s Android TV. The company has also launched Hathway Play box with a few pre-installed apps and the remote will have dedicated YouTube, Netflix and Google Play buttons.
The STB is priced at Rs 2,999 combines linear TV with Play services in HDR quality. This will allow the users to navigate between their linear TV channels and their play services and also customise Smart Hub with their own apps downloaded from the Google Play store. Adding to this, the remote control has exclusive shortcuts to YouTube and Google play which will make easy to access the most popular streaming services.
Hathway Cable and Datacom is a multi-system operator providing cable television network services, Internet services and allied services. Its product portfolio includes cable television (standard definition and high definition (HD) services, and broadband services. It offers cable television services in over 200 cities and towns.