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JioTV logo.png
Type of site
Live TV
Available in
  • Hindi
  • English
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Malayalam
  • Kannada
  • Marathi
  • Bengali
  • Nepali
  • Assamese
  • Urdu
  • Punjabi
  • Odia
  • Bhojpuri
  • Gujarati
HeadquartersMumbai, India
Area servedIndia
OwnerJio Platforms
Founder(s)Mukesh Ambani
ParentReliance Industries Limited
LaunchedSeptember 2016 (2016-09)
Current statusActive

JioTV is an Indian Live TV streaming app owned by Jio Platforms..[1], a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited. Launched on 5 September 2016, JioTV has over 650 TV channels[2][3][4] including 100+ HD channels in 15+ languages and 11 genres. The application is available on Google Play Store & App Store. As of July 2020, the Android app has over 100 million downloads.[5]


JioTV was launched on 5 September along with the public launch of Jio in 2016.[6][7] JioTV is one of the products provided by Jio Platforms ( JioSaavn, JioNews, JioMeet, JioChat & JioTalks ) which are exclusive for Jio users in India.

JioTV web version was launched on Dec 2017 [8] but it was taken down after two days because of some technical litigation issues [9]

Content Partners[edit]

JioTV has partnered with different broadcasting companies such as Viacom18, Sony, Zee[10], NDTV, Times Now, TV Today Network, Turner, ABP News Network, and Discovery network to provide content in different categories Business, Devotional, Educational, Entertainment, Infotainment, Kids, Lifestyle, Movies, Music, News, and Sports. JioTV has 17 'Jio Darshan' channels which telecast proceedings from a few Indian temples (Govind Dev Ji Mandir[11], Mahavir temple[12][13])

32 government education channels on JioTV[14] are hosted by the Ministry of Human Resources Development under Swayam Prabha.[15]

In June 2020, JioTV tiedup with Assam goverment to host educational channel "Gyan Brikshya"..[16] In July 2020, JioTV has partnered with Manipur,[17] Maharashtra,[18][19] Haryana[20] , Telangana[21] and Himachal [22] state governments to telecast education channels for e-classes. In Aug 2020, Nagaland goverment has issued a notice that "School Education Nagaland" telecasted by Department of School Education will be available on JioTV.[23]

In Oct 2020, Shimla education minister launched three education channels on JioTV [24]

Strategic Partnerships[edit]

Nov 2020 - Partnered with Rewind Networks to distribute HITS content through JioTV platform.[25]


According to a Kalagato report on OTT space, in 2018, JioTV saw around 18% of active users after Hotstar which has 40% active users. In terms of national reach, Hotstar and JioTV both had 30% and 24% respectively market share. [26]

JioTV recorded 74.5 million unique visitors in March 2019, which was an increase from 31.2 million unique visitors in March of the previous year.[27]


JioTV app is compatible with android 4.4 and above and it has features such as picture-in-picture mode,[28] video quality selection ( Low, Medium, High), dark mode support,[29] set a reminder for upcoming TV programs.

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Year Category Association Result Ref
2018 Best Mobile Video Content Global Mobile (GLOMO) Award Won [30][31][32]
2018 Innovative Mobile TV App Aegis Graham Bell award Won [33]
2019 IPTV Innovation World Communication Awards Won [34][35][36]

Platform availability[edit]

JioTV is available on the following platforms-

  • Android TV
  • Android Phone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • KaiOS (Jio Phone)

See also[edit]

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  • Sony Liv
  • Zee5
  • MX Player
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  1. https://www.jio.com/en-in/apps
  2. "JioTV App now offering access to 626 Live TV channels: Here's how to watch your favourite TV show for free". Times Now. 14 Jan 2019.
  3. "JioTV Now Has 679 Live TV Channels on Offer, Beats Airtel Xstream and Vodafone Play Comfortably". Telecom Talk. 20 January 2020.
  4. "Reliance JioTV offering double the Live TV channels than Airtel Xstream". BGR.in. 24 April 2020.
  5. "Google Play Store". Retrieved 29 July 2020.
  6. "Mukesh Ambani ushers in telecom revolution, Reliance Jio to launch services on September 5". EconomicTimes. 2 Sep 2016.
  7. "Reliance Jio To Launch On September 5". BloombergQuint. 1 Sep 2016.
  8. "Reliance Jio Silently Introduces Web Version of JioTV". Telecom Talk. 17 Dec 2017.
  9. "Reliance JioTV Web Version Pulled Down Due to 'Technical Litigation' Issues". Telecom Talk. 19 Dec 2017.
  10. "Zee channels back on JioTV". Economictimes. 9 Oct 2018.
  11. "गोविंद देवजी मंदिर के आयोजनों का सीधा प्रसारण जियो टीवी एप पर". Live Hindustan. 24 August 2019.
  12. "पटना के महावीर मंदिर का आज से कीजिए लाइव दर्शन, पूर्वी भारत का होगा पहला एेसा मंदिर Patna News". Jagran. 17 January 2020.
  13. "Now live Darshan of Lord Hanuman of Mahavir Temple, Patna on Jio TV". United News of India. 17 January 2020.
  14. "Jio TV to Broadcast 32 Government Education Channels". College Dekho. 10 January 2018.
  15. "Education channels to be available on Reliance Jio mobile app,JioTV". IndiaToday. 10 January 2018.
  16. "Assam's Educational Channel 'Gyan Brikshya' Available On Jio Tv". Pratidin Time. 7 June 2020.
  17. "Manipur's 1st dedicated educational TV channel Lairik launched on JioTV". Eastmojo. 16 July 2020.
  18. "Maharashtra launches 3 channels on JioTV for X, XII online learning". Times Of India. 16 July 2020.
  19. "Jio TV, Sahyadri channel for online classes". Hindustan Times. 23 Jun 2020.
  20. "Haryana govt, Reliance Jio TV enter agreement to educate 52 lakh students". LiveMint. 24 June 2020.
  21. "T-SAT now available on Jio TV". telanganatoday. 22 July 2020.
  22. "रिलायंस से MoU: हिमाचल में JIO TV के जरिए होगी ऑनलाइन पढ़ाई". News18 India. 22 Aug 2020.
  23. "'School Education Nagaland' to be available on Jio TV from Aug 10". Sentinelassam. 9 Aug 2020.
  24. "Three educational channels launched on JioTV". The Tribune. 29 Oct 2020.
  25. www.ETTelecom.com. "Jio partners HITS for offering Hollywood content to JioTV users: Report - ET Telecom". ETTelecom.com. Retrieved 2021-03-10.
  26. "With 40% active users Hotstar rules OTT space in India, Jio TV grabs #2 slot: Kalagato". Kalagato. 21 Nov 2018.
  27. "Number of unique visitors on Jio TV in India 2017-2019". Statista. 16 Oct 2020.
  28. "Jio TV App Gets Picture-in-Picture (PiP) Support With Android App Update". Gadgets360 NDTV. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  29. "JioTV app gets Dark Mode for these users". Times Of India. 16 August 2019.
  30. "JioTV wins 'Best Mobile Video Content' at Global Mobile Awards 2018". The Quint. 28 February 2018.
  31. "JioTV wins 'Best Mobile Video Content' at Global Mobile Awards 2018". Business Standard. 28 February 2018.
  32. "Reliance Jio Wins 'Best Mobile Operator Service for Consumers' at Global Mobile Awards 2018 ; JioTV Wins 'Best Mobile Video Content' Award". News18. 28 February 2018.
  33. "Winner Innovation Mobile TV App- Reliance Jio". Aegis Graham Bell Awards. 23 February 2018.
  34. "JioTV wins IPTV Innovation Award at World Communication Awards". MoneyControl. 13 November 2019.
  35. "वर्ल्ड कम्युनिकेशन अवॉर्ड्स में जियोटीवी ने जीता आईपीटीवी इनोवेशन अवॉर्ड". Amar Ujala. 12 November 2019.
  36. "JioTV wins IPTV Innovation Award at World Communication Awards Final in London". ZeeNews. 13 November 2019.

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