Instant replays at the press of a button!
Tired of the usual cable fare on your TV? Try out interactive TV which is fast changing the way cricket is being watched.india Updated: Aug 31, 2006 18:15 IST
Instant cricket replays at the press of a button, recall of scorecards, player stats etc are being offered by the Tata Sky's interactive sports service `Active Sports' which was launchedon Thursdayduring the day and night ODI between England and Pakistan at Cardiff in Wales.
Additionally viewers can get commentary in multiple launguages, expert analysis and three-dimensional graphics of the match in its interactive service, it was announced by the satellite TV broadcaster's MD and CEO, Vikram Kaushik.
Subscribers of the direct to home broadcaster can simultaneously view four news channels at the same time and choose from among them the channel they want to watch on full screen, he said.
"For the first time in the history of television in India, enthusiasts will be able to enjoy interactive cricket", he added.
Tata Sky is an 80:20 JV between Tata and Star television.
First Published: Aug 31, 2006 18:15 IST