Reliance Jio Wednesday announces that the news portfolio will be consolidates under JioNews app to be launch, which will be available both as a mobile app and as a website. The company has clubbed JioXpressNews, JioMags, and JioNewsPaper with additional live TV and video offerings under JioNews, migrating users of various services to the new consolidated service.
“Jio News app to be launched comes at a time when the nation will be glued to the 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly Elections, IPL 2019, Cricket World Cup 2019 and other major events throughout India and the world. It’s a one-stop solution for breaking news, live television, videos, magazines, and newspapers,” Jio said in a statement.
JioNews will use artificial intelligence and machine learning technology to bring relevant content as per its assessment for the users.
Jio News App To Be Launch
Jio News provides news content in most of India’s widely spoken languages, including Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, and Urdu. In a press statement, Reliance Jio claimed that Jio News users could also personalize their homepage by choosing their areas of interest from, among others, politics, sports, entertainment, business, technology, lifestyle, fashion, health, and finance.
Apart from providing in the text form, Reliance Jio’s Jio News is also tough to offer over 150 live TV news channels. It also shows trending videos of genres such as automotive, Bollywood, fashion, health, technology, and sports.
Essentially, Jio News comes with the addition of live TV and videos as a consolidated offer from Jio XpressNews, Jio Mags, and Jio NewsPaper. Reliance Jio mentioned in the statement that Jio News would migrate all existing users of these apps. Jio users will also receive “premium access” specifically, while non-Jio users require to access all the features available by logging into Jio News during the trial period.
A dedicated Newsstand section allows users to read newspapers and magazines without downloading them to their devices. The Jio News app also provides the ability to read from the past issues of magazines and newspaper archives.