Published on March 26th, 2019
IPL is not just any cricket competition in India. It is a religion which is ardently practiced by those who literally have cricket in their blood.
For such cricket buffs, the good news is that IPL season 12 has already started and all the 8 teams have been able to have at least one game so far. In India, the telecast rights to IPL have been granted to STAR group and its associate Hotstar.
Unfortunately, apart from them, there are no other broadcasters who have the right to air the content. Here is how IPL can be watched in spite of this hurdle on mobile platforms.
1. Watching IPL online in India
In India, Hotstar is where you get to watch all the content. Hotstar offers three plans and you can choose one that suits you the most. This includes Rs. 199 per month/ Rs. 299 (Sports) per year and Rs 999 per year. Airtel and Jio subscribers can get to watch IPL on the respective apps of their service provider.
2. Watching IPL online in Australia
To watch IPL 2019 IN Australia you need to purchase a Foxtel or YUPP TV subscription. The price of Foxtel subscription is nearly A$ 696 per year for an all year sports pack where you can watch your favorite games with ease. On the other hand, YUPP TV has an IPL pack which comes at a price of $10.
3. Watching IPL online in USA and Canada
For these two countries, Hotstar is the official broadcaster. You can access the content at Hotstar USA and Hotstar Canada. The former has a monthly subscription of 10$ while the latter comes at a price of C$12.99. You can also use Willow TV to be able to watch IPL in both these countries.
4. Watching IPL online in the UK and Ireland
In the UK you can watch IPL through Hotstar UK which is priced at £11.99 (around Rs. 1,200) per month. You can also use Sky Sports Now TV at £33.99 monthly. In Ireland, the NOW TV Ireland is the broadcaster with its services available at €19.50 for three months duration.
5. Watching IPL online in Malaysia, Singapore, Continental Europe, and South America
For countries like Malaysia, Singapore, Continental Europe, and South America Yupp TV is the service to look for. Their monthly package is at $9.99 and it is fixed for all the countries.
6. Watching IPL online in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa
SuperSport is the official broadcaster for South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa. You can access the viewing on their website but you need to be a TV subscriber to do so.
7. Watching IPL online in Pakistan
Earlier GEO Super was supposed to telecast IPL 2019 in Pakistan. However, due to tension amid the two countries, the same has been canceled and you cannot watch IPL in Pakistan.
8. Watching IPL online in New Zealand
In New Zealand, Sky Sports will be providing IPL broadcast and that too from their website. The monthly subscription is NZ$ 30 for the same.
9. Watching IPL online in the Caribbean
For the Caribbean Islands, you can use the services of Flow Sports.
10. Watching IPL online in the Middle East and North Africa
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