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Jio TV+ Streaming Platform For Jio Set-Top Box Announced

Reliance Jio rolled out Jio GigaFiber last year and it already has 500,000 customers countrywide and still growing. All Jio GigaFiber users received a set-top box, complimentary with the GigaFiber connection. The set-top box enables users to enjoy OTT services on their TV sets. And Jio TV+ was the app for obtaining the services from all platforms at a single application.

Jio TV+

Although the Jio TV+ app was a single stop for obtaining complete entertainment on your TV, it was very complicated to use for many users.

Hence, Reliance Jio has decided to address this issue and provide a massive update for the Jio TV+ application in order to make it much easier to use for all. Jio provided subscriptions to various OTT apps which come as a bundle with Jio GigaFiber services which includes Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Voot, Sony LIV, Zee5, JioCinema, JioSaavn, YouTube, and Eros Now already and now they plan to also introduce Netflix, Lionsgate, and Shemaroo.

Jio TV+ Home

The new Jio TV+ app will have all the entertainment options from all the abovementioned OTT platforms in a single app. Also, to log in to all these OTT apps, Jio will now have a single-click process instead of logging in to all the apps separately.

Moreover, to assist the process of searching the content to watch next Jio TV+ will also have the functionality of Voice Search. This feature was even demonstrated in the Reliance AGM. You can search the name of any actor, director, singer, producer, etc and obtain all content from the artist present on all of these platforms.

Another feature discussed in the event was the very innovative and one of its kind, Interactive Live TV. This feature is a revolutionary feature being introduced by Reliance Jio which can potentially change the Live TV watching experience altogether.

Interactive Live TV Jio TV+

The feature works such that make live TV watching experience a two-way communication. As demonstrated in the event, you will be able to vote for your favorite participant in a game show such as Big Boss and see the results based on what other viewers choose in real-time.

This feature was also demonstrated in TV News channels for participating in an on the spot contests as well as for deciding the topic of discussion on news channels based on what the users want in real-time.

The Jio TV+ segment of the AGM ended with Reliance Jio calling out aspiring talented developers who want to develop apps for the Jio TV. The developers can join the Jio Developers program and then develop and monetize their apps. Interested developers can visit developer.jio.com for more details.


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