Jio, the world’s largest mobile data network, announced a 5 year partnership with India’s leading broadcaster, Star India to make all televised India-cricket matches available to users of JioTV and Hotstar in India.
Not just this, for the first time ever, cricket production, a streaming platform and a high-speed data network has come together to deliver the best of cricketing content with connectivity to benefit the Indian consumers.
This partnership will cover: T20; One Day Internationals (ODI); International Test Cricket; and Premier Domestic Competitions of the BCCI.
“With this partnership, we intend to address both these objectives of providing the best sporting content with the best digital infrastructure to the Jio users. Jio promises to and will continue to bring a superlative customer experience in the areas of sports, AR, VR, Immersive viewing and more in the coming days,” said Akash Ambani, Director, Jio.
“Over the last five years, we have re-invented the sports experience in India across screens, both television and digital. Indian cricket under BCCI is one of the most compelling properties in the world and we are excited to apply the same lens of innovation and re-invention to the property that we have applied to other sports in the last few years. And, with a new partner in Reliance Jio, we will have even more opportunities to raise the bar for cricket fans,” said Sanjay Gupta, Managing Director, Star India.