Dish TV has announced their SMART Hub and SMART Kit streaming devices for India, in a bid to attract the growing number of users moving away from traditional set-top-boxes to online streaming for television content. The SMART Hub is an Android TV 9.0 powered set-top box that comes with the Google Play Store and Google Assistant. Priced at ₹3,999 for new subscribers and ₹2,499 for existing customers, it lets users watch cable TV over the Dish network, but can also download streaming apps like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and others.
The SMART Kit on the other hand is a streaming stick, powered by the Amazon Alexa voice assistant, and works as both a Wi-Fi streaming dongle and as a Bluetooth remote. It costs ₹1,199, and turns traditional DishTV set-top boxes into OTT streaming devices.