Hathway, India's largest cable broadband provider and streaming service Netflix, have partnered to provide consumers easy access to Netflix through the Hathway set-top box. The set-top box will come with a remote housing a dedicated Netflix button. The Hathway subscribers will be able to pay for their Netflix subscription using their Hathway bill.
The Hathway set-top box will be launched at an introductory price of Rs 2,999. All existing and new Hathway broadband consumers, who subscribe to Netflix and pay through their Hathway bill for their Netflix subscription, will receive this box for free.
"In this smart and digital era, customers are looking at leading Internet entertainment services like Netflix to access high quality, well produced entertainment. The soon to be launched Hathway set-top box will make watching streaming videos on large screens an incredible experience. The Hathway set-top box will be bundled with our high-speed, unlimited fibre-to-home monthly plans,” said Rajan Gupta, MD, Hathway.
Netflix’s service includes films such as Lust Stories, global and local TV series such as Sacred Games and Ghoul, documentaries, standup comedy specials, kids content and over a thousand hours of Ultra HD content.
“We’re very excited to partner with Hathway Broadband in India to bring the latest technologies and great stories under one roof. The Hathway set-top box will allow Hathway’s customers to use the Netflix button on their remote controls to seamlessly access and enjoy the best entertainment at high speeds,” added Tony Zameczkowski, VP, Business Development, Netflix Asia.