Jio TV to broadcast all India cricket matches free for five years (Image: Twitter)
Reliance Jio has announced a five-year partnership with Star India to stream cricket matches featuring India. As per the new deal, Jio TV users get the option to stream T20, One Day Internationals, test matches, and domestic BCCI tournaments on the application.
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“Jio, the world’s largest mobile data network, announced a 5-year partnership with India’s leading broadcaster, Star India to unleash a new era in sports entertainment. Jio and Star will make all televised India-cricket matches available to users of JioTV and Hotstar in India,” said Jio in a statement.
“Every Indian must have access to the best sporting events as well as quality and affordable bandwidth to consume the content. 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,” said Jio director Akash Ambani.
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People can also watch the same content on Hotstar. However, to watch the matches live, Hotstar requires users to purchase a subscription worth Rs 199 a month and Rs 999 a year.
Jio TV: How to watch live India matches
Jio users can sign into their account by using its 4G mobile data. They can also create a profile and get access to the live match stream.