7 Most Popular TV Streaming Apps in India

Last Updated On : Monday, July 31, 2017

Due to a busy and fast paced life, just about everyone wants to do things on the go. Among these on-the-go activities, is entertainment. Most people watch their favorite TV shows on their phone, tablet, or any such portable device via a live streaming app while commuting. Here are some of the most popular live streaming apps that will keep you entertained throughout and ensure you do not have to miss a single thing because you can’t get to your TV on time.

Hotstar

An online streaming platform, Hotstar is a Novi Digital Entertainment Private Limited creation, which is a subsidiary owned by Star India Private Limited. Seamless video playback, smart search, and a friendly user interface are just some of the things you may look forward to on Hotstar. It offers hours of TV shows, movies, and major sporting events in eight different languages. It has also started creating original content, especially for the app. You can install the Hotstar app on mobile phones and tablets via the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

SonyLIV

SonyLIV with its motto “We LIV to entertain” is a service by Sony Pictures Network India Private Limited. You may live stream programs from TV channels like Sony Set HD, Sony SAB HD, Sony Max SD, Sony Mix, Sony ROX HD, and Sony WAAH. You will also gain access to over 700 movies, numerous live sporting events, fitness programs, and kids’ programs. The app is available for all smartphones, iOS devices, tablets, Sony Bravia TV, and Android TV.



JioTV

Watch over 425 live TV channels with Jio TV—a nifty app owned by Reliance Jio. It lets you share your favorite programs with your friends over social media. You may also set TV viewing reminders, so you do not miss your favorite show or movie. The app has a multi-lingual interface that lets you explore the app in English, Hindi, or any other regional language. It also has a zero disturbance option that lets you lock your screen to prevent disturbances while you are watching something. JioTV also facilitates multitasking with its innovative Mini Player feature that lets you watch in mini view while you browse other content.

Hulu

Get all your TV channels in one place with Hulu. This streaming app lets you watch movies, sports, entire seasons of hit TV shows, as well as original series. This app will make sure that you are up to date with all that is happening on TV without having to stay at home to catch up. It also lets you use HBO, Showtime, and Cinemax add-ons.

YuppTV

If you are wondering whether to get a live streaming subscription instead of a cable network, you may consider YuppTV. This app enables you to watch all your favorite TV shows on TV channels like Colors, Sony Entertainment, Times Now, Sun TV, Pocket Films, and more. It also offers TV channels in Hindi, English, Marathi, Malayalam, and other regional languages.



DTV India

DTV India offers live TV on Android devices. It gives you access to a number of popular TV shows, movies, sports, news, and others. DTV India also lets you watch channels like NEO Sports, Aaj Tak, Sony Entertainment Television, Zee Marathi, CNN, HBO, BBC World News, and others. It has a quality video viewing option to suit your Internet speed.

nexGTv

Another one-stop destination for all your entertainment needs, nexGTv is owned by Digivive, a group company of Media Matrix Worldwide Limited. It gives you access to over 155 live TV channels. It is compatible with most smartphone OS systems and runs on all kinds of mobile phones, tablets, and desktops. It also has exclusive content in different genres like Bollywood, music videos, reality shows, and others.

One thing you may want to keep in mind while watching TV programs on the go. Do ensure that your device is connected to fast Internet speeds like a 4G network or a Wi-Fi connection so that you may watch your program without any glitches. So get online and stream on!