Reliance Jio is reported to offer free IPL 2020 streaming to Rs.401 and Rs.2,599 prepaid plan subscribers via Disney+ Hotstar.
The telecom giant Jio and Disney+ Hotstar are teaming up to offer IPL 2020 live streaming for select prepaid plan users and select Jio Fiber broadband plan users in India. The operator is expected to offer free IPL streaming to Rs.401 and Rs.2,599 prepaid plan subscribers. Both this plan offer Disney+ Hotstar subscription but to access the IPL 2020 live streaming is still not cleared. The Jio Fiber subscribers on plan priced at Rs. 849 and above are reported to offer Disney+ Hotstar VIP annual subscription.
The Jio deal seems important for Disney+ Hotstar, seems to be planning to restrict IPL 2020 streaming to Premium tiers subscribers this year. The Jio users with Rs. 401 and Rs. 2,599 plan will get to access IPL 2020 live. Same in the case with Jio Fiber users. There is no confirmation about Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription plan that can get IPL live to stream. Also, there is no information about the users of Jio data add-on packs that also come with Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription will get to see IPL 2020.
Here’s Know About Jio IPL 2020 Prepaid Plan?
The Jio Rs. 401 prepaid plan offers 3GB of daily data and 6GB of additional stay on top of the daily limit. It offers unlimited calling to Jio Network and 1,000 calling minutes to other networks. There are 100 SMS messages per day as well, and also get Disney+ Hotstar subscription and Jio suite of apps. The validity of this plan is just 28 days.
On the other hand, Jio Rs. 2,599 prepaid plan offers 2GB of daily data and 10GB of additional data. It offers unlimited calling to the Jio network and 12,000 calling minutes to other networks. Even this plan gives 100 SMS messages per day benefit, and also the subscription of Disney+ Hotstar and Jio suite of apps, the validity of this plan is 1 year. Also, both these plans already offer Disney+ Hotstar VIP membership.
According to the report that all Jio Fiber broadband plans priced at Rs. 849 or above will get access to the IPL 2020 live stream via Disney+ Hotstar. This means that only Rs. 699 bronze plans will be left out by these benefits, while the rest of the plans can enjoy the IPL 2020. Jio yet to officially acknowledge this deal but an official announcement is expected over the coming days. The IPL 2020 tournament will begin on September 19 in UAE.