JioCinema made a splash with its Indian Premier League debut (IPL), breaking records with its viewership and download numbers. The platform set a new record for being the most installed app in a single day with over 2.5 Cr. downloads on its opening day.
The excitement didn't stop there as millions of users tuned in to watch their favorite cricket teams compete during the Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings fixture. With over 6 crore unique viewers and a peak concurrency of over 1.6 Cr. on JioCinema, the match became one of the most-watched events on the platform. The total match views on Day 1 on JioCinema touched an impressive 50 crore showcasing the platform's growing popularity and success in the highly competitive world of sports streaming.
JioCinema's success however isn’t limited to the TATA IPL season alone. The platform also had a remarkable run during the FIFA World Cup, with millions of users tuning in to watch the matches on the platform. 40 billion minutes of watch time was clocked across Sports18 and JioCinema, which continued to be the number one downloaded free app on iOS and Android throughout the tournament. Over 110 million viewers consumed FIFA on digital, making India one of the highest digital viewership markets for the FIFA World Cup. On the final day alone, 32 million viewers tuned in to JioCinema.