Months after JioMusic and Saavn merger announcement, the JioMusic app has been renamed to JioSaavn. The app has also got a new look, several new features including option to schedule dark mode, option to preview and set JioTunes for Jio users and more. It now has 45 Million+ songs, thanks to Saavn. It also gets exclusive Saavn Original audio shows and personalized music recommendations,as well as exclusive video content to roll out over the next few months.
Jio users can just switch to 4G and restart the app to login and get 90 days of free JioSaavn Pro subscrption offering an ad-free experience, unlimited downloads, stream highest quality (320kbps) audio. After that, you can continue listening for free with ads and limited features.
JioSaavn Pro subscrption costs Rs. 99 per month, Rs. 285 for 3 months and Rs. 550 for 6 months. You can pay using Paytm Wallet, Credit / Debit card or using Google Play.
The Saavn co-founders – Rishi Malhotra, Paramdeep Singh and Vinodh Bhat – continue in their leadership roles to drive the growth of the company. JioSaavn’s team of more than 200 employees also continues to operate out of its five global offices at Mountain View and New York in the United States and Bengaluru, Gurugram, and Mumbai in India.
Speaking on the launch of JioSaavn, Akash Ambani, Director, Reliance Jio, said:
JioSaavn represents a turning point for the music streaming industry in India, as the country continues to experience accelerated tech innovation, rapid adoption of digital services, and a digital music industry at par with global leaders. Powered by Jio’s advanced digital services infrastructure and complemented by its widespread user base, JioSaavn will be the largest streaming platform in India.
Rishi Malhotra, Co-Founder and CEO, JioSaavn, stated:
Since announcing our merger in March 2018, the Jio and Saavn teams have been working to integrate and reimagine a combined platform in JioSaavn. Today, we have one of the most personalized and capable media platforms in the world, an unmatched content catalog, regionalized editorial and original programming and music that’s redefining how artists and creators connect directly with audiences worldwide.
Paramdeep Singh, Co-Founder and Executive Vice Chairman, JioSaavn added:
The launch of JioSaavn marks a new era for music streaming in India and, the global music industry at large. Combining the scale and quality of the Jio network with our highly engaged product experience, JioSaavn is positioned for a steep growth trajectory that will benefit the entire ecosystem of label partners, brand advertisers, and independent artists to bring content, commerce and culture together.