ACT Stream 4K TV review
4K video stream has taken a boom recently and with increasing competition among various competitors you should offer something extra and that is what ACT 4K TV offer to its viewers.
ACT Stream 4K TV comes with a streaming box which lets you watch Live TV connected over internet. You have an Ethernet port, HDMI port, digital outputs, power adapter inlet and 2 USB + 1 microSD card plug ins. This makes a way easier for user to watch their favourite movie, plug-in the chromecast, Amazon fire stick etc to the set top box and watch the contents in their TV.
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If you want to watch Live TV then fret not, as you need to have ACT internet connection where you need to be a fibernet subscriber in order to get started. The process is simple and it takes minutes getting authenticated. Then, when you are authenticated, you can explore the services provided by ACT.
The box runs on Android TV v9.0 where the homescreen looks as same as other android TV’s. In home screen you can notice 4 sections the Home tab, an Apps & Games tab, a Live TV tab, and an Offers tab. When clicked on any you can find the additional icons which you can choose as you need.
You can stream from services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hungama, HOOQ, Zee5 etc which you can chose from Home Screen carousel. This can be installed via Play Store or some services are pre-installed when provided. If you want to watch live channels then you can switch them off and chose another tile where you get to watch the live channels.
In the apps and games tab you can download, check out games from play store which you need to provide Google account and Live TV Tab which you can choose and watch the recently viewed channels and shows, and also the tab is segregated with regards to genre of which you can choose for easy access. It might be entertainment, news, sports etc where you can chose and explore the Live TV.
ACT offers various channels catering to its users depending on type of plan that they choose at the moment, you’re offered a selection of 89 channels, a list that seems to be consistent across all cities. Sixty five of these channels are offered to all subscribers for free, and the other 24 are part of the “Starter Pack” premium channels bouquet. As an introductory offer, ACT is offering this pack to all ACT Stream TV 4K users for free as of now, though it says you’ll be charged Rs. 50 per month as part of your monthly broadband bill once the offer expires.
Some channels can be seen missing which you can add during the renewal time, however providing other streaming sites you can watch what you wanted provided those shows are available on the OTT platform.