Jio Blocking Twitch Streams During IPL 2020 Cricket Matches, Users Report


Jio customers are taking to the Web with complaints about Twitch being blocked by the telecom operator. Each Reliance Jio and Jio Fiber subscribers are reporting of this subject. Customers report that this arbitrary blockage started across the identical time as IPL 2020 cricket event kicked off. Few Twitch members are reportedly streaming IPL matches, and these streams declare to have had over 1.5 lakh viewers. This yr, Hotstar has bagged the ‘unique digital streaming’ rights for all of the cricket matches in IPL and customers imagine that Jio is obstructing Twitch to forestall customers from watching these pirated streams.

Jio customers have taken to Reddit and India Broadband Forum to complain of the blocking of Twitch streams. This subject appears to be prevalent for Hathway Fiber subscribers as properly. Customers declare that streams cease working within the night, sometimes across the time when the IPL 2020 cricket match is about to start out. We’ve contacted Jio concerning the character of this blockage, and can replace this copy once we hear again.

Twitch is a reside streaming platform and it’s recognized properly within the gaming neighborhood for reside sport streaming. Nonetheless, few members had been streaming IPL 2020 matches as properly, and these streams are attracting huge views. One such stream is reported to have gotten 1.5 lakh viewers. Customers declare that Jio could also be blocking Twitch as a consequence of these reside streams as IPL matches streaming rights are unique to Disney+ Hotstar.

To observe IPL 2020 on Disney+ Hotstar, folks must subscribe to firm’s annual VIP subscription at least that prices about Rs. 399. This plan can also be bundled with a number of Jio and Airtel pay as you go plans as properly, making IPL matches streaming free for many who purchase these choose plans.

Even after these many choices, subscribers are utilizing Twitch to observe IPL matches without cost. As talked about, Jio has not supplied any readability on this matter as of but.


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