Once upon a time, the entire society gathered in one house and watched television together as a community. Back then everyone had a television and we fought our siblings for the remote. But with the age of the internet at its peak, every mobile phone is a television.
One of the front runners in this race of mobile viewership is the star network.
Known for its innovative techniques, to stay ahead of the competition such as launching multiple sports channels. This helped them to cover almost all major sports in the form of star sports 1,2,3 and an additional channel just to replay the highlights in star sports first.
Something never done before keeps them one step ahead of the competition. This stands true for when it comes to the mobile viewing as the network launched their mobile application before almost everyone in the industry, named Hotstar live.
One of the early birds, Hotstar Live app was a trendsetter for other network’s apps. Readily available on the Play store, ios store and the Microsoft store. Hotstar Live is an application which is made available for almost all devices, from mobile to laptops and can be easily downloaded just by searching the name in the store and clicking that download button. The Hotstar Live website is also very responsive for those who do not wish to download a separate app. But downloading the hotstar app has its own benefits.
How hotstar live works
Now we have to understand how Hotstar Live works. The star network has been active for more than two decades now and there is a lot of content to go about. So, some of the content is free on the app. While you get a limited viewing time for certain content. For example, the English premier league (football) can be viewed for free on the mobile app but not on other devices. Similarly, you get 1 hour of free viewership for certain other content. After you have exhausted the duration, the content stops and the page redirects you to the various premium plans
For example, the English premier league (football) can be viewed for free on the mobile app but not on other devices. Similarly, you get 1 hour of free viewership for certain other content. After you have exhausted the duration, the content stops and the page redirects you to the various premium plans and offers. Hotstar Live offers a variety of digital content. Anything on the star network is available on Hotstar live.
What’s on offer by Hotstar App
Some of the most prominent content is
Live sports (The Indian premier league, live cricket matches, English premier league, Pro Kabbadi)
- Hotstar TV shows (Big bang theory, the flash, Arrow, HIMYM, Game of Thrones)
- Exclusive Indian series (Criminal Justice) Indian soap
- Old and latest Movies (Hollywood and Bollywood)
- News Channel
Overall Hotstar Live is one of the best viewing applications in the world. It has some quality content and is working towards acquiring new content, producing some original series and movies. The user interface is very responsive, both on app and website, which makes for a comfortable and simple viewing experience.
The in-app features such as Skip intro and auto-play next episode work smoothly (depending on the internet connection). The similar recommendation section is on point, helping you find relative content very easily.
. With tie-ups with American produces, Hotstar Live provides some of the most anticipated shows such as Game of Thrones final season. The application is in no way perfect but the constant zeal to improve makes it better than the rest.