New Delhi: Aiming to connect sports fans and engage them during live sporting events socially, the Rooter app was launched on Android and iOS platforms on Monday.
First of its kind, the app offers sports fans across the world a single platform that meets their need for live interaction and engagement during the most exciting games. The key selling point of the platform is the unique Live match prediction game that engages fans during a Live match and also connects them with fans in their vicinity.
Rooter will offer sports fans a chance to connect with one another across real and virtual worlds through social interactions and gamification from devices they are constantly connected to.
"Being passionate sports fans ourselves, we felt there was a pressing need for something which helped us connect with other like-minded individuals in real-time… while the sporting action is on. Our unique and disruptive prediction game during live matches is poised to completely disrupt the way sports engagement takes place across the globe. By making sports consumption more enthralling than ever before, Rooter is not just going to be an absolute delight for serious sports lovers but is sure to spike the interest levels of the hitherto casual viewer," Rooter's founder and CEO Piyush said in a statement.
"We are very excited about the launch of our app and are looking forward to the difference it makes in the global sports viewership and engagement experience."
Designed as an Indian app for the global sports fan, Rooter's primary emphasis will be on the world's most popular game football and the most popular sport in India, cricket.
In football, Rooter will be covering all European football leagues apart from the Indian Super League (ISL). Rooter will also cover tennis matches including Grand Slams and ATP tournaments. The platform will also soon have other niche sports such as F1 and NBA.