Times Internet's* online video streaming service BoxTV has launched dedicated BoxTV apps for Amkette's Android-based TV streaming media device EvoTV and Woxi Media's SmartPod. This is the first set of apps for connected devices from the company. Times Internet told Medianama that these apps were launched couple of months ago but it was testing these apps until now and has announced the EvoTV app now. Both the apps are currently available as a free download on the Google Play Store (EvoTV App, Woxi Media App) although users will require to sign up for BoxTV membership which is currently available at Rs 199 per month. As a introductory offer, BoxTV is offering a one month free subscription to all users who purchase EvoTV before July 15, 2013. Update: Times Internet had told Medianama that the app will offer free and ad-supported content for all consumers while paid consumers will able to access BoxTV's entire movie and television catalogue. Paid subscriptions are currently available for Rs 199 per month. Besides this, it will also have features like bandwidth meters, dynamic streaming, video chapters and search, which can be seen on BoxTV's website and its mobile apps. Roku App Rejected: In February 2013, BoxTV had stated plans to launch a dedicated app for Roku. When we checked on its status, the company told Medianama that Roku app was the first app which was built and published it to the Roku Store, however Roku had rejected the app due to its tie-up with Dish Network, which gives Dish exclusivity for foreign programming on the platform in the…
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