With the advent of Netflix, Hotsar, Prime Video, and other platforms the demand for streaming devices also shot up. While Amazon has FireTV Stick and Google has Chromecast, there are many other players on the field too. The latest one to join the league is ACT Fibernet. The internet provider in India has launched a 4K streaming device dubbed ACT Stream TV 4K. As the name suggests, this device would enable seamless streaming of movies, TV shows, games, and more via on-demand TV channels and streaming service providers.
ACT Stream TV 4K: Content Partners, 4K Resolution, Dolby Atmos, Google Play Store
ACT Fibernet’s ACT Stream TV 4K device is geared with 4K resolution and Dolby Atmos Passthrough support, aimed at offering high-resolution streaming and enhanced audio output. To provide boundless streaming, ACT Fibernet has partnered with content providers including Zee5, YouTube, Netflix, Hotstar, Sony Liv, Hooq, Sun Next, and more. It also features Google Play Store offering access to over 3000 apps. Moreover, users will be able to stream hundreds of free to air TV channels.
On ACT Stream TV 4K, users will be able to cast, stream, play games, and more. The ACT Stream TV 4K box is integrated with Hi-Silicon 3798M V200 chipset and runs Android 9 Pie on the software front. It has 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. Connectivity on the ACT Stream TV 4K includes WiFi 802.11 ac Dual band (2.4G and 5G). It also has Widevine & Playready DRM ensuring streaming of Netflix and other services. Ports on the box include 2x USB ports, 1x Ethernet port, 1x HDMI port, 1x AV output, and 1x SD card slot. In-box contents include the box, a remote, Power Adapter, 1x LAN cable, 1x HDMI cable, and 1x RCA cable.
ACT Fibernet is offering single-click subscription service for the ACT Stream TV 4K enabling customers to subscribe to OTT channels and pay through their ACT Fibernet bill. Geared with Android OS, the ACT Stream TV 4K also features Google Assistant for voice commands, similar to FireTV Stick.
ACT Stream TV 4K: Price in India, Availability, Offer
The ACT Stream 4K box is priced at INR 4,499. ACT Fibernet will do its commercial launch (slated for May 2019) with several subscription plans.
ACT Fibernet users can get early access to the ACT Stream TV 4K by filling up a form. Also, as an introductory offer, ACT Fibernet is giving ACT Stream 4K box complimentary to select 5,000 customers. If you are an ACT Fibernet user, then head to this link and register. One must note that it is only valid for ACT Fibernet users for now.
Well, this is a big step from ACT Fibernet to tap a growing segment. It would be interesting to see how ACT Stream TV 4K stands up to its competitors like Amazon Fire TV Stick and Chromecast in India.