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IPL Names Hotstar As Livestreaming Partner For UK

By Taruka Srivastav | March 22, 2019

Indian streaming platform Hotstar has been named as the official digital streaming partner for the VIVO Indian Premier League 2019 in the UK.

As part of the deal, Hotstar will livestream all the matches starting March 23 in HD quality. Hotstar’s video-on-demand feature further allows subscribers to replay the match at their convenience with customized highlights of the best moments.

Subscribers will also have access to an exclusive dugout commentary feed that provides in-depth analysis. Regional and expert commentary will also be available in six languages (English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Bengali).

Ipsita Dasgupta, President – Strategy and Incubation, and Hotstar International at Star India said: “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.

“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.”

Hotstar recently unveiled VIP subscription for original content.

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