Mumbai, September 20, 2023: The partnership between FSDL and Viacom18 is geared towards further expanding the ISL’s reach and elevating the overall football-watching experience for fans in India. The upcoming ISL 2023-24 season is set to introduce exciting innovations, which will be broadcasted across 8 linear channels in 4 different languages and streamed live for free on digital. The initiatives are aimed at enhancing the fan experience and accessibility to Indian football, these include:
1. Immersive Multi-Cam Viewing: This season, Football enthusiasts will be able to enjoy an immersive multi-camera experience free on JioCinema, marking a historic first in Indian football. This feature allows viewers to select their preferred camera angles, providing a dynamic and comprehensive view of on-field action.
2. To mark its 10th season, ISL introduces ‘ISL Fantasy,’ a classic fantasy format game. Fans can participate in the overall league or club-based leagues based on their preferences. They can create private leagues, inviting friends and fellow football aficionados to compete. Prizes include a Sony PlayStation®️5 gaming console, EA Sports FC 24, signed club merchandise, and a Gift Card worth INR 20,000, will be awarded to 100 winners at the end of the season.
3. Extensive Telecast Coverage: This season on the New Home of Indian Football, will be brought to audiences across eight linear channels along with being streamed live for free on JioCinema. Fans across the country can catch the action in English, Hindi, Bengali, and Malayalam. Fans can watch the action on the linear channels listed below:
§ Sports18 Khel: Hindi
§ Sports18 1 SD & HD: English
§ VH1 SD & HD: English
§ Surya Movies: Malayalam
§ DD Bangla & Colors Bangla Cinema: Bengali
In addition to this, as part of FSDL’s partnership with OneFootball, ISL live streams and highlights to all matches of the upcoming 2023/24 season will be delivered across more than 190 countries.
The tenth season of the ISL kicks off with Kerala Blasters hosting former champions Bengaluru FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi on September 21, 2023.
~ This includes an immersive multi-cam feed of the matches free on JioCinema and the launch of the ISL Fantasy game~
~ Season to be broadcasted across multiple linear channels and streamed live for free on digital ~
Viacom18 is the new home of Indian football, as the exclusive media rights holder for ISL across Digital and Linear TV platforms. The telecast will be available for football fans in multiple languages keeping in mind the diverse audience of the league and will also be streamed free on JioCinema. ISL Season 10 will kick off at the prime time of 8:00 PM, with double headers starting at 5:30 PM.