The FIFA World Cup 2018 has started and everyone around the globe is excited and eager to watch their supported teams and favourite stars making the best out of this once in a four-year opportunity. Football world cup is a global event and that’s why it is broadcasted worldwide. FIFA has been broadcasting world cup matches all over the world since 1950s so that everyone can enjoy watching the biggest sporting event in their favourable places while sitting and relaxing. This year’s World Cup guarantees to be even more grand and the viewership around the globe could cross far more than 500 million.
So, FIFA broadcasting services officials made sure that only the highest standards and no interruption quality will be telecasted throughout the globe. They have even appointed a team of expert engineers and specialists to make sure that the broadcasting shall be done according to their guidelines.
After teasing us for almost a year, World Cup 2018 is finally here and all 32 teams are ready to show why they deserve to be here and to be called FIFA 2018 World Champions. Withouot, further ado, let’s check out the FIFA World Cup 2018 broadcasting rights in different countries of the world:
FIFA World Cup 2018 TV Broadcast in India and Other Countries
Sony Network has taken over the responsibility to broadcast FIFA World Cup 2018 matches in India. The Live matches will be telecasted in their Sony Ten 2 and Sony ESPN channel. You can also watch the world cup 2018 matches in HD in Sony Ten 2 HD and Sony ESPN HD. Apart from television, Sony will also be streaming the FIFA World Cup 2018 matches online in India and other countries.
Fox Sports will be the official broadcaster of FIFA World Cup 2018 matches in English in America and also in other countries. They acquired the rights to broadcast in America from the FIFA Broadcasting department. You can enjoy watching world cup on their Fox, FS2, FS1 and Fox Soccer Plus channels.
For Spanish viewers, the FIFA World Cup 2018 matches will be broadcasted in Spanish language in Telemundo network where you can watch 56 matches of the world cup live in Spanish whereas the rest remained 8 matches will be broadcast on Universo.
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FIFA World Cup 2018 Official Broadcasters:
Sony Network has acquired the rights to broadcast all 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup 2018 matches in India, Bangladesh, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
In countries like Singapore, Maldives, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Brunei Fox Sports Asia will be broadcasting world cup 2018 matches in English.
Fuji TV, NHK, NTV, TBS, TV Asahi, TV Tokyo will broadcast World Cup 2018 live matches in Japan.
CCTV Network will broadcast FIFA World Cup 2018 matches in China and Trans TV will broadcast all 64 matches along with the highlights in Indonesia.
TrueVisions, True4U, Channel 5 and Amarin TV will broadcast world cup 2018 live matches in Thailand.
Match TV will broadcast live world cup 2018 matches in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
A network called Opus Sports will telecast all the world cup 2018 matches in Australia while SBS Channel will broadcast only 25 matches.
Europe and UK
BBC, ITV and FOX Sports will be the official broadcasters of the FIFA World Cup 2018 matches in United Kingdom and most of the countries of Europe.
North and South America
In the United States of America, Fox Sp5 orts has the official rights to broadcast FIFA World Cup 2018 matches in English.
In Canada, Fox Sports and CBC are the official broadcasters of the FIFA World Cup 2018 matches.
Canal 9, El trece, TV Publica, America TV will be telecasting FIFA World Cup 2018 matches in Argentina.
SporTV and RedeGlobo are the official broadcasters of the FIFA World Cup 2018 matches in Brazil.
In Chile, channels like Canal 13, Megavision and TVN will broadcast World Cup 2018 matches.
RCN TV and Caracol TV are the official FIFA World Cup 2018 broadcasters in Colombia.
In Ecuador, RTS network is the official broadcaster for the FIFA World Cup 2018 matches.
In Venezuela, Venevision will broadcast the world cup 2018 matches live from Russia.
In Uruguay, there are five official broadcasters of World Cup 2018 matches Russia including Monte Carlo, Canal 10, Teledoce, TyC, DirecTV.
In Paraguay, SNT, Telefuturo, TyC and DirecTV will do the broadcasting of World Cup 2018 live matches.