JioCinema Hosted a Roadshow Event for Advertisers and Partners – IPL 2024
Rebooting for a new season of IPL (Indian Premier League Season 2014) , JioCinema hosted a roadshow event for advertisers and partners that brought the power and potential of live sports on digital back into focus, and showcased the expanse of the platform’s offerings in the coming season.
The event witnessed participation from some of India’s leading advertisers who discussed India’s paradigm shift towards digital and its implications on advertising in live sports.
IPL Season 2024
JioCinema anchor Anant Tyagi helped unfold an engaging session with brands such as Blackberrys and Mobikwik who shared a firsthand account of the transformative impact that IPL on JioCinema had on their respective businesses last season.
The event also opened up conversations on the sharp rise in the adoption of Connected TV over the past year and how brands are making the most of it. Participants at the roadshow discussed how cricket on streaming platforms transcends demographics and enables unprecedented scale, thus making it sharper and more effective than traditional genres.
All conversations at the event threw the spotlight on the scope and scale of IPL 2024 and what makes digital the right medium for this spectacle.
“With the first edition of IPL on JioCinema, we revolutionised the market by streaming the league for free, and also set an industry trend where competition followed suit while streaming other marquee tournaments,” said Viacom18 Sports Head of Revenue, Anup Govindan.
“We are set to witness another staggering season of IPL on digital and hit 600-650 million viewers. The explosive growth of CTV and handheld devices will make it an inevitable phenomenon. This truly democratizes the opportunity for brands across the board to connect with their audiences through sharper targeting and in turn grow their businesses exponentially.”
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JioCinema offered the world’s biggest T20 league last season in 12 languages and 17 feeds for free and received a record-smashing 449 million viewership throughout the tournament, including 70 minutes of average watch time per match. JioCinema is now set for an encore with IPL 2024.