Digital broadcast of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in India to be available on JioCinemas for free

New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Viacom18 Sports on Thursday announced that JioCinema will live-circulation all the suits of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, set to appear from November 20 to December 18, for free.

Apart from this, the TV broadcast of the marquee event will occur on Sports18 – 1 SD & HD channels.

The 2022 edition of the FIFA World Cup will see maximum matches played in India primetime slots like 18:30, 20:30 and 21:30 IST. Group degree primetime suits in the showpiece tournament will consist of key clashes like protecting champions France up in opposition to Denmark, apart from England vs Iran, Portugal vs Ghana, Brazil vs Switzerland, and Croatia vs Belgium.

“Viacom18 Sports’ multi-platform presentation of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 may be immersive, customized and offer visitors exclusive experiences on JioCinema. We need clients to have smooth access to international-elegance manufacturing throughout digital and linear platforms (on Sports 18) to fit the occasion’s stature.”

“Our efforts are toward reshaping fan revel in and building one of the maximum-loved media platforms in India,” stated Viacom18 Sports CEO Anil Jayaraj.

The 64-healthy competition can be headlined by stay streaming of all video games in 4K, a primary for FIFA World Cup live move in India, in conjunction with multiple language feeds like English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Bengali on JioCinema with out charging any subscription charges.

Recently, Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd. Currently introduced a strategic funding from Bodhi Tree Systems, a organisation in 2021 set up by former twenty first Century Fox CEO James Murdoch, and India’s media doyen Uday Shankar.

This may be the first time FIFA World Cup to be held in an Arab u . S . A . And just the second one time the mega event could be held absolutely in Asia after the 2002 event became hosted via South Korea and Japan.

The 2022 FIFA World Cup might be the remaining to contain 32 teams, with an increase to forty eight teams scheduled for the 2026 edition to be hosted with the aid of the US of America, Mexico, and Canada.

The first fit of the event may be played between hosts’ Qatar and Ecuador at Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor. The final is due to be held on December 18, which additionally coincides with the Qatar National Day