discovery+ Lands India Deal with Jio


Expanding its presence in India, discovery+ has sealed a deal to launch on Jio set-top boxes.

The deal brings the streaming service to JioFiber users in multiple languages, including Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Bengali.

“We believe that discovery+ is a product for every Indian household,” said Issac John, head of direct-to-consumer for the Asia Pacific at Discovery, Inc. “Our partnership with Jio presents a distinct opportunity to take discovery+ and its repository of incredible storytelling to deeper pockets of the country facilitated by Jio’s unparalleled reach and remarkable service.”

JioFiber users on Rs 999 and above plans can access the discovery+ app on their set-top boxes. discovery+ is available on a standalone basis for an introductory price of Rs 299 a year.