Hotstar has unveiled a new sports-only annual subscription plan of Rs 299 for its users just ahead of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018. With this plan, users will get the access to all sports content licensed by Star India ranging from cricket, football, tennis and more.
Under this new plan, users will get to enjoy not only IPL but also upcoming Asia Cup 2018 as well. For football lovers, the subscription will allow them to watch Premier League, Bundesliga, I-League, Indian Super League, AFC Cup and more. Users can also enjoy Wimbledon, French Open, US Open among others in Tennis section, while one can watch Pro Kabaddi and Kabaddi Nationals as well. Apart from this, users will have an access to Formula 1, Badminton Worlds Championships among others.
This is surely an interesting move to motivate users to subscribe to its plan. The streaming app offers Hotstar Premium subscription for Rs 199 per month or Rs 999 for one year. The subscription allows users to access some premium features of the streaming app. However, it would be interesting to see whether users will opt for the new subscription plan or not. Looking at the competition, Airtel offers Airtel TV that has a host of interesting sports show and Sony LIV is another application to offers sports channels. Then we have Jio TV which also has a strong catalogue of programmes.