Jio TV First ever Interactive Sports Experience In India For Consumers
By CricShots - Mar 10, 2018 6:38 am
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India’s popular Live TV App JioTV has announced that it has introduced India’s first interactive sports experience for consumers watching the ongoing tri-nation Nidahas trophy which is being shown exclusively on JioTV in India. With this, JioTV consumers can interact with the match while watching it – A revolution in the Live TV space.

Indian bowlers took the game away from Bangladesh in the 2nd game of Nidahas Trophy

Customers who watch the tri-series can:

  • Customize their viewing experience by selecting from 5 different camera angles
  • Experience audio from stump mic & stadium ambiance, giving an immersive feel
  • Choose commentary in a language of their choice – Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada
  • Get access to leading cricket specialists and commentators including Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra and Gaurav Kapoor
  • View score and other details on demand, on a single click
  • Watch catch-up (past content) in case they have missed a ball or a six
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Once again, Jio has given an immensely upgraded experience to the consumers, enabling them to challenge status quo. Till date, watchers have seen a single feed with broadcaster controlled video, commentary, and score-boarding. With this modification of digital interactivity, the match-viewing experience will get redefined.

Akash Ambani and Mukesh Ambani

Talking about this innovation, Jio Director, Akash Ambani said, “Interactivity in sports will transform the way sports is consumed in India. Jio continues to deliver the best and most premium content exclusively to its users through the Jio apps. Additionally, we have challenged status quo and redefined the existing user experience, with the help of technology. Jio will continue to bring a superlative consumer experience in the areas of sports, AR, VR, Immersive viewing and more in the coming days.”

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JioTV users need to update to the latest version of the app from the relevant app store to get this feature. JioTV, which recently won the coveted Global Mobile (GLOMO) Award 2018 for the “Best Mobile Video Content”, has gained the exclusive India digital rights for the T20 cricket series Nidahas Trophy – a tri-nation T20 competition being played at Colombo from March 6 to 18, 2018 between host Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and India.

JioTV will provide exclusive coverage of the triangular series, enabling millions in India to access live and catch-up content on their smartphones. The event coverage on JioTV will commence on match days at 6:25 pm. It will include live and repeat telecast and highlight packages.