The football fever is on and the Fifa World Cup is about to begin in a few hours in Russia where 32 Teams across the globe will play 50 matches in a time span of 1 month. There are many football fanatics in India too and everyone wants to watch the games live, even on the go. Well thanks to Reliance Jio and Airtel, now we can.
Telecom operators Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio have announced free broadcast of 2018 Fifa World Cup matches on their respective mobile television apps.
Bharti Airtel has updated the Airtel TV app from where users can directly watch live broadcasts of the football matches. Surprisingly, the matches will be broadcast in various regional languages in addition to Hindi and English.
Airtel TV users will also have access to match schedules and other updates related to the game, such as exclusive behind-the-scenes match snippets along with match previews or reviews.
The updated app will be available on both the Android and iOS platforms over coming days.
“At Airtel TV, we are driven by the constant desire to offer best content experience to our customers with high relevance value. While T20 cricket tournament received great feedback from our users, we are confident of recreating the same magic with the upcoming football extravaganza as well. We are delighted that the Airtel TV app is fast becoming the go to destination for sports lovers in India,” said Sameer Batra, CEO-Content and Apps, Bharti Airtel.
Reliance Jio also announced that they will broadcast live Fifa World Cup 2018 matches on their app “Jio TV”. According to the statement, JioTV will live broadcast Fifa World Cup between June 14 to July 15. Alongside, JioTV users can also watch the upcoming India-Afghanistan Test Match between June 14 and June 18.
Both of these services are absolutely free and you’ll be only charged for the data you use streaming these games.
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