Reliance launched JioTV+ at its Annual General Meeting (AGM )2020, which took place on Wednesday (July 15, 2020). Ever since Reliance launched Jio TV+, people are wondering what actually it is and how does it work.
Before we delve into the details, let me tell you that JioTV+ is a content aggregator bringing OTT platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+Hotstar, Jio Cinema, Sony LIV among others to its Jio set top box users.
During its Annual General Meeting, Aakash Ambani revealed that Jio TV+ will have contents of 12 leading global OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney Hotstar, Sony LIV and many more to search for TV shows, Movies and documentaries easily.
The best thing about JioTV+ is you are not required to sign-in for each OTT platforms separately. Yes, it requires a single log-in for all streaming platforms, TV channels and other services.
Similar to Amazon Firestick’s Alexa, JioTV+ has a voice search option making it easier for users to access various online apps from different genres from the Jio App Store on the set-top-box.
“Through the Jio Developers program, any app developer can develop, launch, and monetize their apps. Developers who wish to partner with Jio can visit http://developer.jio.com,” Jio said.
“For decades, TV content has been largely broadcast-dependent without any interactivity. With JioFiber, we have reimagined this experience and brought interactivity to TV. Through the Jio App Store on the Set Top Box, one can access internet applications across multiple genres such as entertainment, education, health, cooking, yoga, gaming, religion, and many more,” Akash said at Reliance’s AGM event.
JioTV+ also comes with plenty of new features to keep its users engaged. For instance, JioTV+ users have an option to participate in a poll to vote for their favourite contestants in reality shows. The result of the same poll will displayed on the screen in real-time with the percentage comparison of every other vote that has come in from across India.
The same interactive features will also be available on news channels and music contests as well. Akash Ambani adds, “We believe that interactivity on the TV or two-way communication is the future of consumption.”