Hotstar is the Official Digital Streaming Partner for the Vivo IPL 2019 in the UK
As the IPL 2019 cricket season reaches a fever pitch, fans in the UK will have the opportunity to be front and centre while all the action unfolds.
Hotstar, the preferred streaming service for the best of South Asian entertainment & cricket, is bringing the signature VIVO IPL experience to cricket fans in the UK. As the official digital streaming partner for the VIVO IPL 2019, Hotstar will be LIVE cricket streaming all the matches starting March 23.
VIVO IPL is among India’s most successful cultural exports and Hotstar has successfully enabled fans across the world to immerse themselves in the world’s greatest cricket spectacle.
With Hotstar, cricket lovers in the UK can stream the action-packed VIVO IPL drama LIVE and in HD quality. The platform makes streaming the most exciting cricket tournament of the year easier than ever. Hotstar is available on the web (uk.hotstar.com), as well as on the google play store, app store and on Now TV stick. Additionally, subscribers can use Google Chromecast to stream Hotstar on any device of their choice. So, whether on a big screen TV in the living room or on a mobile screen while on-the-go, cricket enthusiasts can tune in to VIVO IPL anytime and anywhere.
What’s more, for those who miss the LIVE feed, Hotstar’s video-on-demand feature allows subscribers to replay the match at their convenience or just catch-up with customized highlights of the best moments. Hotstar’s video-on-demand feature makes it the ideal destination for cricket fans in the UK.
The VIVO IPL experience on Hotstar has truly revolutionized the annual sporting spectacle with unique content offerings that recreate the frenzied energy of the game in the UK. The platform provides:
- Regional and expert commentary in six languages (English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Bengali).
- Exclusive pre-match and post-match analysis from the best cricketing minds.
- An Exclusive Dugout commentary feed that provides in-depth analysis and clairvoyant in-game predictions by cricket’s biggest legends
- Innovative Fan Graph that viewers can use to scroll to high points of the match, track the number of simultaneous viewers and relive key moments during any game.
- Ambient cricket content that provides a window into the behind-the-scenes action of the VIVO IPL and showcases riveting stories about the teams and big heroes of the game.
“VIVO IPL has captured the hearts and minds of millions of cricket fans all over the world. We are proud to recreate the signature cricket experience in the homes of passionate fans in the UK, bringing them closer to the game,” said Ipsita Dasgupta, President – Strategy and Incubation, and Hotstar International at Star India. “By leveraging our technology, deep consumer insight, and expertise in cricket coverage, Hotstar presents the VIVO IPL and all the stories surrounding the famed tournament and its heroes in an immersive and engaging style.”
In 2018, Hotstar set a new world record with more than 10 million concurrent viewers logging on to the platform from across the globe to watch the final match of the VIVO IPL 2018 tournament. Hotstar expects to exceed that record this year, as the tournament increases in popularity, grabbing eye-balls and capturing the imagination of millions.
Check out the IPL 2019 Live Cricket Streaming Schedule here
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