Saavn merges with Jio Music; JioSaavn app now live on iOS
- Following Jio’s acquisition of the music streaming service Saavn back in March 2018, the latter’s iOS app has now been officially rebranded as JioSaavn.
- Currently, the Saavn app is replaced with the JioSaavn app, however, the previous Jio Music app is still live, and it may be taken down soon. On Android though, JioSaavn is yet to go live.
- Instead of the new logo, the new app’s functionality remains similar to the previous Saavn app. Users of Jio music can also access their playlists and downloads on JioSaavn.
- Jio network prepaid and postpaid users will get 90 days of free access to the paid Saavn Pro subscription with the new app.
- In a related development, recent reports claim that Spotify – the world’s most popular music streaming service – is planning to debut in India in the first half of next year.