Will the LIVE streaming of 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) be available on Reliance Jio or not ? Will Star India’s Disney+ Hotstar renew their agreement with Jio or not ? Will IPL fans get to see the IPL 2020 streaming for free or will they have to pay to enjoy the IPL ?
The report claims that two companies have come to an agreement that will allow subscribers of select Jio mobile plans to watch IPL 2020 for free. Moreover, all but one JioFiber plan will give users the same free IPL 2020 streaming.
The deal is important for the reach of IPL 2020. The IPL in 2019 delivered phenomenal numbers on digital streaming on Hotstar. The streaming platform had claimed that they have crossed 300Mn viewers and registered a 74% increase in watch time in comparison to IPL 2018 edition. Not only this, the finals of IPL 2019 between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai created a record of sorts as it delivered 18.6 million concurrent users.
IPL 2020 : How Jio customers can watch IPL 2020 for free ? Check out Jio plans which will give free IPL 2020 live streaming on Disney+ Hotstar
The report quoting the industry sources claimed Jio plans priced at Rs 401 and Rs 2,599 will provide users with access to free IPL 2020 streaming on Disney+ Hotstar.
The Rs 401 Jio plan provides users with up to 90GB data, with 3GB data per day for 28 days and an extra 6GB on top of the daily limit. It also gives free calling within JIO network and 1,000 calling minutes to other networks, 100 SMSes per day, and complimentary access to premium Jio apps like Jio Cinema, Jio TV, Jio Saavn, JioNews, and others.
The Rs 2,599 annual Jio plan comes with 2GB data per day for 365 days and an additional 10GB over and above the daily limit, totalling 740GB in all over the 12-month period. Along with that, it gives a complimentary one-year subscription to Disney+ Hotstar, free calling within Jio network, 12,000 calling minutes to other networks, 100 SMSes per day, free access to Jio apps like Jio Cinema, Jio TV, Jio Saavn, JioNews and others.
IPL 2020 : Why Jio – Disney+ Hotstar deal is important for IPL 2020 viewers ?
Most of the growth in digital reach of IPL has been attributed to JIO’s free IPL streaming service to its subscribers.