Top 5 Live TV Apps Offering Regional Channels in India
Everything around you is going digital. From shopping and banking to communication and entertainment–the digital world has taken over all of these.
One of the key things of our daily lives that have gone digital is the TV. With live TV apps you can watch all your favorite shows anytime, anywhere even while on-the-go. The live TV apps available in the market ensure that you stay updated with your favorite daily serials, movies, and other entertainment shows and also never miss any of them.
In the recent years, the number of live TV apps is constantly increasing. Factors like efficient services and 4G high-speed Internet have boosted the popularity of these apps. The online TV apps come with a number of features and diversified content belonging to different genres and languages.
If you are a fan of regional content, then here are the five best live TV apps that you must check out.
Star Network’s live TV app, Hotstar became an instant hit post its launch. The app broadcasts varied content like TV serials, movies, live cricket, international shows, news, regional content, and video songs. Apart from Hindi and English, the app has content in a number of regional languages including Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, Kannada, and Gujarati. Some of the regional channels of the app are Suvarna, Star Pravah, and Star Vijay. Hotstar allows you to download the content for offline viewing and sort content on the basis of the channel, language, and type.
Ozee, an app operated by Zee Network brings all of its shows on a single platform. The app adapts content streaming based on your Internet connection. Apart from popular TV shows and movies, the app offers short videos in genres of food, lifestyle, entertainment, and gossip. Its regional content is spread over seven languages. Some of the regional channels that you may access through the app are Zee Marathi, Zee Bangla, Zee Tamil, Zee Telugu, and Zee Kannada. A page is dedicated to each of its channels. Besides, you may also follow your favorite show for easy navigation.
- Jio TV
JioTV, owned by Reliance Jio Infocomm, is one of the newest platforms for watching live TV online. The app comes with over 430 channels, which includes 60 HD channels and 15 regional channels. Some of its regional channels include Zee Marathi, Colors Bangla, and Sun TV, among others. JioTV supports 10 languages. The app allows streaming old content and does not come with a 7-day limit like other apps. It comes with options for search, play and pause, share, rewind, and set a reminder. It also has an interesting zero disturbance feature which lets you lock screen for an uninterrupted viewing.
nexGTV is a flagship app of Digivive. The app has over 155 TV channels. It recognizes your smart phone and provides the best-suited video quality for efficient viewing. It also has a feature in which you may enable or disable a channel and set your favorite ones on the top of the list. Some other features of the app include replay, record, and set reminders. nexGTV lays a special focus on regional content. It has inked several deals to expand its regional content. Some of the regional channels that the app features are MH 1, 9X Tashan, TV 9 Gujarati, TV 9 Kannada, Polimer News, Orissa TV, Raj Music, The Groom, and much more.
- Direct to Mobile
Direct to Mobile, an app owned by the Videocon d2h broadcasts more than 650 channels. You may use the app to watch entertainment programs, news, sports, and up to 5,000 movies. The app enables social media integration. It has a separate ‘What’s Hot’ section giving all the latest updates and an ‘Electronic Program Guide’ for easy scanning through the shows’ week-long schedule. The app is also rich in regional content as it has 130 channels just dedicated to South Indian content. Some of its regional channels include Mi Marathi, TV9 Telugu, Raj TV, TV9 Gujarati, and Odisha TV, among others.
So pick your favorite ones from the aforementioned apps and enjoy unlimited entertainment on-the-go.
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