Ever since Jio has entered the telecom industry, it has crushed major telecom’s market and loyal customers. With unlimited free calling and data services, Jio quickly garnered huge share in urban as well as the rural area of India. While people were enjoying the benefits of Free services, Reliance Infocomm launched various Jio apps for users to avail free benefits from anywhere.
One such free TV app is the Jio Live TV app. The name itself suggests that it’s a live TV app alternative to your cable television, which means you will be able to stream Live TV online. With ample of smart features and ease of viewing, Jio Live TV app has been preferred by many of other Live TV apps.
Well, we would dig up more onto what the Jio Live TV app is all about, how it works and what all features are available for Jio users in it.
Jio Live TV Channel Lists
When the Jio TV app was launched, it had around 200 channels. But within 3 months time frame, there were various tweaks and increase in features on the app. The app now provides over 400 Live channels and of these 400 channels, more than 60 channels are HD channels. More recently various English HD channels were also included like HBO. There are around 23 HD English channels like HBO, Star Sports, Sony Six etc and 22 Hindi HD channels like Sony Hd, Colors HD etc. Rest HD channels are in regional languages like Tamil, Malayalam, Bengali, Telugu etc.
The Jio LIVE TV App even offers users to watch the media content in 15 languages having one Nepali channel as well. In fact, the user interface also has multilingual option wherein User can select from languages like Hindi, English or other regional languages listed to read the content.
Jio TV App Interface
The user Interface has quite a tweaks since it was launched. It looks quite similar to your set top box though. Viewing is very easy with the Jio TV app as you can swipe up and down, left and right to view channels and aired shows. In the home screen, there is a menu tab from where you can select any channel or categories you wish to. Date and Time in red color are easily visible.
The thumbnail view option let you view all channels while the search option can let you find channels and content of your choice. You can easily mark TV shows or Movies for recording so that you can view at a later time providing personalized viewing. Just a single tap on any channel and you can start viewing.
Quality of Streaming & Content
Talking about what all content is provided by the app then the app is just like your TV. It showcases movies, TV shows, and stream live sports matches. Well, the quality of streaming is quite good and with the addition of HD channels, the viewing experience just got better.
The Jio TV app also provides 7 days catch up viewing in some of its content (TV shows), but movies are only available to watch live after its aired on TV. You can minimize the video you are watching and browse through other channels and movies list. Just like you have your Smart TV, the same way Jio TV app is a smart app with various features.
The video quality can also be chosen by a user depending upon his data consumption or viewing option. Quality differs from low, medium to high in Jio TV app.
Download Jio Live TV App
The app is available for Android & iOS device and could be downloaded from Play Store & App Store. Also, if you have my Jio App, then simply open my Jio and scroll down to find live TV App. Tap on “Get” to install Jio TV App directly.
Some of the interesting features of the Live Jio TV app are: Set Reminder feature wherein you can set a reminder for all the favorite shows and the alarm will ring whenever the show is aired. Another feature is Recording feature which lets you record your favorite TV show episodes and view it offline. All the past one week episodes catch up is available on the platform to view if you missed any.
In the video player, you can forward or rewind, pause and play the video at your own convenience. The Zero disturbance watching allows you to watch with no interruption, locking the screen. The Channel zap option lets you go to any of the channels with just a swipe left or right.
Overall, Jio Live TV app is quite a good application owning to its Channels, content, quality of streaming and exclusive features. You can now carry your TV along and watch it anytime, anywhere.
The only requirement is Jio Sim card as the app would only work if you are a Jio user.
The app is rated 4.4 on Google Play store and constantly fix bugs and makes improvement providing high-quality media content. Now watch all your favorite TV programs, Movies, and Live sports at your own comfort and convenience. Keep your entertainment quotient alive with unlimited viewing on the Jio Live TV app. If you have still not installed the app, go do it now and enjoy its services!