Jio Cinema Paid Subscription Coming Soon: All details

Find below the complete details of what we know so far about the upcoming Jio Cinema Subscription Plans and Pricing in India.

by Vrushali.S Updated: 25 Apr, 2023, 14:46 IST
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JioCinema, the presently free-to-use OTT platform for Jio and non-Jio users will most likely become paid with subscription plans after IPL 2023. Mrs. Jyoti Deshpande, the President of Reliance Industries in a recent interview with Bloomberg hinted towards the possibility of Jio Cinema's paid subscription plans. Talking about the same she added, “Both price and content are at the front of mind in JioCinema’s expansion.”

Find below the complete details of what we know so far about the upcoming Jio Cinema Subscription Plans and Pricing in India.

Jio Cinema Becoming Paid

Jio Cinema Paid Subscription Plan Coming Soon

Checkout JioCinema (JioVoot) Premium Subscription Plans Starting From Rs 2. Jio Cinema, the current completely free-to-use OTT app and platform in India will soon become paid as per reports. Reliance Jio has disrupted the streaming space in the country by streaming the IPL 2023 for free on Jio Cinema, the same which is paid on Disney+ Hotstar. Due to the same reasons, Reliance Jio has been receiving some interference from its competitor Airtel and now TRAI too.

The President and chairperson of Jio Studios, Mrs. Jyoti Deshpande recently gave an interview with Bloomberg where she spoke on the Jio Cinema expansion plan including the possibility of Jio Cinema becoming a paid subscription plan.

“The expansion will coincide with JioCinema starting to charge for content, though the exact pricing strategy is still being finalized,” media and content business President Jyoti Deshpande said in an interview with Bloomberg.

The film distributor company of Reliance Industries, Jio Studios also recently announced a list of 100 upcoming movies on Jio Cinema which were said to release in the month of May. However, as per the latest interview, the new movie titles on Jio Cinema will start releasing before the IPL 2023 ends.

Discussing the Jio Cinema paid subscription plan pricing strategy, she said the plan is to keep the tariff plans simpler for viewers and while other OTT platforms like Netflix are focusing on Westernised content, Jio Cinema would be focusing on producing movies & films in local languages including Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Gujarati, etc.

This is all that we know so far about the upcoming charges on the Jio Cinema OTT platform. Thanks to one of our active dimers @Best_Deal_Hunter for first sharing this news with us in the following discussion thread: Reliance Jio Cinema to Start Charging for Content Soon!

While the exact pricing of Jio Cinema’s paid subscription is not yet announced, it is now more evident that Jio Cinema will soon become paid.

FAQ on Jio Cinema Becoming Paid
  1. Is Jio Cinema paid or free?

Jio Cinema currently as of April 2023 is completely free to use for all users. However, Jio Cinema is soon expected to go behind a subscription paywall before the IPL 2023 ends.


2. What is Jio Cinema subscription price?

    Jio Cinema subscription price is not yet revealed. However, the President of Media and Content at Reliance Industries has spoken about keeping the “tariff plans simpler for viewers.”

    Source: Bloomberg Report

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