October 3, 2022
Jio to offer free IPL 2020 live streaming on select prepaid mobile, fiber broadband plans: Report

Jio and Disney+ Hotstar are reportedly teaming up to offer free IPL 2020 live streaming for select prepaid plan users and select Jio Fiber broadband plan users in India. The telecom operator is expected to offer free streaming at Rs. 401 and Rs. 2,599 prepaid plan subscribers. Both these plans are already offering Disney+ Hotstar subscription, but the details regarding access to live streaming of IPL 2020 were not confirmed till now. Jio Fiber subscribers on a plan priced at Rs. 849 and above are also reported to receive similar benefits, given that these plans already offer a complimentary Disney+ Hotstar VIP annual subscription.

according to a report good By 91Mobiles, citing sources, Jio will be offering IPL 2020 live streaming benefits on two select prepaid plans and Jio Fiber plans priced at Rs. 849 and above. Both the plans are priced at Rs. 401 and Rs. 2,599, and these packs offer a combination of benefits including talk time and data. This will now also include free access to live streaming of IPL 2020. The report states that for Jio users not subscribed to Disney+ Hotstar or who do not have free access, IPL 2020 streaming will be limited to only 5 minutes.

The Jio deal seems particularly significant as Disney+ Hotstar is planning to restrict IPL 2020 streaming to premium tier customers online this year, according to the report. report good, So despite being a subscriber to just Disney+ Hotstar VIP plan, Jio users can get Rs. 401 and Rs. IPL 2020 will be available to watch live in the plan of 2,599. Same is the case with Jio Fiber users. When asked about the availability of IPL 2020 on Disney+ Hotstar VIP plan, the streaming service said that at the moment it has nothing to share.

Furthermore, there is no word on whether users of the Jio data add-on pack that comes with Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription will also get to watch IPL 2020.

Jio Rs. 401 prepaid plan offers 3GB daily data and 6GB additional data on top of the daily limit. It offers unlimited calling on Jio network and 1,000 calling minutes on other networks. There’s also 100 SMS messages per day, and complimentary access to the premium Jio suite of apps and Disney+ Hotstar access. The validity of this pack is only 28 days.

On the other hand, Jio Rs. 2,599 prepaid plan offers 2GB daily data and 10GB additional total data to its customers. It offers unlimited calling on Jio network and 12,000 calling minutes on other networks. The plan even offers 100 SMS messages per day, and complimentary access to the premium Jio suite of apps and Disney+ Hotstar access. The validity of this plan is 365 days. As mentioned, both these plans already offer Disney+ Hotstar VIP membership

Furthermore, the report states that all Jio Fiber broadband plans are priced at Rs. 849 or above will offer free live streaming of IPL 2020 via Disney+ Hotstar. This means that only Rs. 699 Bronze plan will be left out of the benefits, while the rest of the cricket series can be enjoyed online streaming.

Jio is yet to officially acknowledge the deal, but an official announcement is expected in the coming days. The IPL 2020 tournament will start from September 19 and will go on till November 10 this year.


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