The season has come with its own blessings in Kenya, seems like everyone is in the Christmas spirit and Airtel and DStv is among them.
The two parties have today entered into a partnership that will make Airtel subscribers experience the best in television entertainment, from movies to sports with the accessibility of DSTV mobile through their Mobile phone in the network using Drifta mobile decorder for Android after purchasing an Airtel Postpaid SIM card.
A customer who purchases an Airtel post-paid line will get a DStv Drifta free of charge. Airtel customers will not only get the chance to get their hands on the trendiest mobile device, but will also get to enjoy up to 16 Channels with 3 months free subscription.
Shivan Bhargava, Managing Director of Airtel said: “We are delighted to enter into this revolutionary partnership with DStv Mobile. This goes hand-in-hand with Airtel’s continued commitment to provide relevant and affordable mobile solutions to all. The Drifta mobile decorder is set to change the way our customers interact with television. Our customers will now enjoy the package of their preference using their mobile phones.”
The Managing Director echoed that his company is committed to enter into such partnerships in future that will give customers more relevant mobile solutions in the network.
“New technologies are the lifeblood of communities, and massive growth in mobile technologies has shown Africa’s readiness and appetite for these. This partnership is critical as we are introducing digital mobile decoder for Android devices with a micro USB connector to enable customers to watch television on the go,” said Mobile General Manager, Felix Kyengo.
So how does this driftA work.
- Plug the Drifta into the micro USB port of your compatible Android device (Version 4.X and supports Host Mode)
- On your device launch the Google Play store by clicking on the Play Store icon
- Search for ‘Drifta for Android’.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to install the application
- Once installed, launch the application
- If you have already installed the application, plug the Drifta into your Android device and the application will automatically launch, enabling you to begin watching mobile TV
Felix Kyengo, the Mobile GM said, “In order to continue to inspire, entertain and delight our subscribers, it is critical that we offer them the very latest world-class devices. The fact our mobile devices are so popular, and that subscribers using these platforms will now be able to access our offering, makes this launch even more exciting for our brand.”