Mumbai: Reliance JioInfocomm Ltd. (Jio) announced today that the JioTV app has won the “Best Mobile Video Content” award at the prestigious Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards 2018 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC). The other nominees for this award included Airtel TV, Migu Hot Video & Bioscope Live TV.
The GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards (The GLOMO Awards) are considered the Oscars of mobile industry to recognize and celebrate the best of the best, highlighting the technologies, products, companies and individuals that are pushing the boundaries of ingenuity and innovation thereby creating a better future for all of us.
Speaking about the award to JioTV, the judges said, “In a country where less than half the population has access to television, this is delivering a wide range of channels with a unified & personalized experience for everyone.”
Said Mr. Jyotindra Thacker, President, Jio, “We are excited & humbled to win the prestigious GLOMO awards. It shows that all our initiatives at Jio are driven by customer obsession & innovation. The intent to empower every Indian has been our guiding philosophy throughout.”
JioTV’s prime motto has been to bring the best in class content, be it entertainment or news or movies or sports, to all its users on the go. It houses 575+ Live TV channels showing content across 15+ Indian languages & 7 days of catch up for most of the shows thereby enabling Jio Digital Life.
JioTV has been a leader in the infotainment space with its 100 million+ downloads coming in a real short time. Ever since its launch, it has consistently been ranked amongst the “Top Entertainment” apps on Google Play with a 4.4 star rating. It also won the award for the “Innovative Mobile TV App” in the recently concluded Aegis Graham Bell Award on February 23rd 2018 in New Delhi. JioTV not only brings forth the Indian gamut of entertainment to its users but also opens up the world of international events to Indians.
JioTV was the official broadcast partner for recently concluded ‘PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games’. It is also the exclusive digital broadcaster for the upcoming T20I tri-series ‘Nidahas Trophy’ being played between India, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh stated to begin on March 6th 2018.