“Exciting Unification: Jio Cinema and Disney+ Hotstar Merger: A Game-Changer in Indian Entertainment and Sports Streaming”

Jio Cinema and Disney+ Hotstar Merger
  • The deal will be finalized this month.
  • After the deal, TV rights will be with Star Sports, and digital rights will be with the “Jio Disney” platform.
  • A single platform for all cricket, football, HBO, and WB content.
  • Jio Cinema and Hotstar will be merged into a single OTT app.

TV and Digital Split

Expect changes in how you catch your favorite matches. Star might keep cricket on TV, while the Jio-Disney platform could be your new go-to for online sports streaming. It’s a split that aims to keep you entertained, no matter how you watch.

India’s Mega OTT Platform

Imagine all your favorite movies, cricket matches, and HBO shows in one place. That’s the goal of the new Jio-Disney platform – set to become India’s biggest OTT hub. Football fans, movie buffs, and series lovers, get ready for a content-packed experience.

Saving Hotstar from Losses

Hotstar has been facing financial ups and downs lately. The merger might just be the superhero it needs. By teaming up with Jio Cinema and Disney+, Hotstar aims to bounce back stronger, offering you more without burning a hole in its pocket.

Users Moving On

News of Reliance and Disney joining forces has led to many users leaving Hotstar. It’s a sign of the impact this merger is having on the industry. The way we stream our favorite shows is changing, and this shake-up is just the beginning.

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Jio Cinema and Disney+ Hotstar Merger

Reliance and Disney are in talks to merge their India media businesses, with Reliance set to pick up a 51%-54% stake valuing the US giant’s domestic business at $3.5 billion. Bodhi Tree, a joint venture between James Murdoch and Uday Shankar, may also take a stake of around 9% in the merged entity, Reuters news agency reported. Bodhi Tree is one of the shareholders in RIL’s broadcast division. The two companies aim to sign a binding deal in February.

Cricera could not independently verify the report.


As Reliance and Disney put the finishing touches on this team-up, get ready for a new chapter in India’s entertainment story. The Jio Cinema and Disney+ Hotstar merger is not just about shows and sports – it’s about reshaping how we experience the best of digital entertainment. Keep an eye out for updates as this exciting journey unfolds!

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