Amazon Prime Video has announced partnership with telco Jio, to provide JioFiber subscribers access to premium content on Amazon Prime Video app on its set-top box at no additional cost.
In addition, Jio will offer annual Prime membership worth Rs. 999 to JioFiber customers on Gold and above broadband plans, at zero extra cost. Through this deal, JioFiber customers can enjoy Amazon Prime’s seamless content on their TV including latest and exclusive releases from Hollywood, Bollywood and Indian regional movies. The catalogue also includes top TV shows, stand-up comedies, kids programmes, and Amazon Originals (Indian and global).
JioFiber customers, on Gold plans and above, can activate their annual Prime Membership by signing in their Amazon account or create a new one through their Jio Set-top box and by logging into MyJio app or Jio.com.
Commenting on this collaboration, Amazon Prime Video India director and country general manager Gaurav Gandhi said, “We are delighted to work with Jio to make Amazon Prime membership available to Jio Fiber customers. With the annual Prime membership consumers will have access to the full bouquet of Prime benefits – unlimited streaming of the latest and exclusive video content, free and fast shipping, access to exclusive deals, ad-free music on Amazon Music, unlimited reading through Prime Reading and mobile gaming content with Prime Gaming. At Amazon, we constantly strive to offer customers the best-in-class entertainment. With this launch, we will further extend the reach and access of Amazon Prime Video in India, giving more customers the experience of watching our broad selection of popular Amazon Originals, blockbuster movies, Indian as well as international shows, on their TV sets.”
Customers who are not eligible can simply recharge with JioFiber Gold and above plans to avail the offer. Existing Amazon Prime Members can directly sign-in to the Prime Video app on their Jio Set-top-box and start watching Prime Video’s library of varied content including acclaimed Indian Originals like Paatal Lok, Four More Shots Please! The Family Man, Mirzapur and many others.
Added Jio head of Strategy Anshuman Thakur, “Our partnership with Amazon Prime Video opens up a new world of entertainment for JioFiber customers. Jio continues to provide an enriched experience to its customers and this tie-up enables JioFiber users to avail one year of Amazon Prime membership at no extra cost.”
Besides popular titles, Amazon Prime Video also houses animated content for kids as well as adults like Undone, Bahubali: The Lost Legends, SpongeBob Squarepants, Superman: The Animated Series, Shaun the Sheep, Wallace and Gromit, Mr. Bean: The Animated Series, Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Star Trek: The Animated Series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, The Garfield Show and several others.