World Cup Television Rights

World Cup Television Rights

The one aspect of watching any of the FIFA World Cup matches that are being played out in Russia this year is that they are all free to air, meaning that I you do want to watch any of them you are not going to be forced to have to pay to do so.

However, competition has of course been rife between TV channels to secure the rights of each match being played, and as such in this section of our World Cup range of guides, articles and news stories I am going to be giving you a complete overview of each country of the world that will be showing each match and the TV Channels that you will be able to watch those matches on too.

Country and TV Channels Showing FIFA World Cup Matches

Keep in mind that some counties of the world have more than one TV channel that will be showing different FIFA World Cup matches throughout 2018, and as such you should refer to their respective website for a full TV schedule of each of the respective matches that they will be showing live.

You may also find that you can also hear live soccer commentary on several additional radio stations too, and there will be plenty of opportunities for you to also stream the matches you want to watch live over the internet too!

Afghanistan to Azerbaijan

Below are all the following individual country’s TV channels that will be showing live footage of the FIFA World Cup matches during 2018 those being Afghanistan, Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria and Azerbaijan.

Afghanistan – ATN. Albania – RTSH. Andorra – TF1, Mediaset España, beIN Sports. Argentina – TV Pública, Telefe, DirecTV, TyC Sports. Armenia – ARMTV. Australia – SBS, Optus Sport. Austria – ORF. Azerbaijan – İTV.

Bangladesh to Bulgaria

Below are all the following individual country’s TV channels that will be showing live footage of the FIFA World Cup matches during 2018 those being Bangladesh, Bahamas, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei and Bulgaria

Bangladesh – BTV, Maasranga TV, Nagorik TV, Sony Pictures Networks. Bahamas – ZNS, DirecTV. Belarus – BTRC. Belgium – VRT, RTBF. Bermuda – BBC, DirecTV. Bolivia – Unitel, Red Uno, DirecTV. Bosnia and Herzegovina – BHRT. Brazil – Globo, SporTV, Fox Sports. Brunei – Astro. Bulgaria – BNT.

Cambodia to the Czech Republic

Below are all the following individual country’s TV channels that will be showing live footage of the FIFA World Cup matches during 2018 those being Cambodia, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus and the Czech Republic.

Cambodia – CBS. Canada – CTV, RDS, TSN. Chile – Canal 13, TVN, Mega, DirecTV, Movistar. China – CCTV. Colombia – Caracol TV, RCN TV, DirecTV. Costa Rica – Teletica, Sky, Movistar. Croatia – HRT. Cuba – ICRT. Cyprus – CyBC. Czech Republic – ČT.

Denmark to Guatemala

Below you will find an overview of all the countries and their respective TV channels alphabetically listed from Denmark to Guatemala that are going to be showing free to air coverage of all the matches that make up the IFIFA World Cup tournament in 2018.

 

Denmark – DR, TV 2. Dominica – Sky, DirecTV. Dominican Republic – Antena 7, Sky. Ecuador – RTS, DirecTV. El Salvador – TCS, Sky. Estonia – ERR. Faroe Islands – DR, TV 2. Finland – Yle. France – TF1, beIN Sports. Germany – ARD, ZDF, Sky Sport. Georgia – GPB. Greece – ERT. Greenland – DR, TV 2. Guatemala – TV Azteca, Tigo Sports, Sky, Movistar.

Honduras to Lithuania

Below you will find an overview of all the countries and their respective TV channels alphabetically listed from Honduras to Lithuania that are going to be showing free to air coverage of all the matches that make up the IFIFA World Cup tournament in 2018.

Honduras – TVC, Sky, Movistar. Hong Kong – ViuTV, ViuTVsix and Now TV. Hungary – MTVA. Iceland – RÚV. Indonesia – Transmedia, K-Vision, SuperPass. Ireland – RTÉ. Israel – KAN. Italy – Mediaset. Jamaica – TVJ, DirecTV. Japan – Fuji TV, NHK, NTV, TBS, TV Asahi, TV Tokyo. Kazakhstan – Qazaqstan. Kosovo – RTK. Laos – TVLAO. Latvia – LTV. Liechtenstein – SRG SSR. Lithuania – LRT.

Macau to Norway

Below you will find an overview of all the countries and their respective TV channels alphabetically listed from Macau to Norway that are going to be showing free to air coverage of all the matches that make up the IFIFA World Cup tournament in 2018.

Macau – TDM. Malaysia – Astro. Malta – PBS. Mexico – Televisa, TV Azteca, SKY México. Moldova – TRM. Monaco – TF1, beIN Sports. Mongolia – NTV, MNB. Montenegro – RTCG. Morocco – SNRT, KAN, beIN Sports. Netherlands – NOS. New Zealand – Sky Sport.  Nicaragua – Ratensa, Sky, Movistar. Norway – NRK, TV 2.

Panama to South Africa

Below you will find an overview of all the countries and their respective TV channels alphabetically listed from Panama to South Africa that are going to be showing free to air coverage of all the matches that make up the IFIFA World Cup tournament in 2018.

Panama – Corporación Medcom, Televisora Nacional, Sky, Movistar. Paraguay – SNT, Telefuturo, TyC, DirecTV. Peru – Latina, DirecTV. Philippines – ABS-CBN. Poland – TVP. Portugal – RTP, SIC. Romania – TVR. Russia – Perviy Kanal, VGTRK, Match TV. San Marino – Mediaset. Serbia – RTS. Singapore – Mediacorp, Singtel, StarHub. Slovakia – RTVS. Slovenia – RTVSLO. South Africa – SABC, SuperSport, StarTimes.

South Korea to Venezuela

Below you will find an overview of all the countries and their respective TV channels alphabetically listed from South Korea to Venezuela that are going to be showing free to air coverage of all the matches that make up the IFIFA World Cup tournament in 2018.

South Korea – KBS, MBC, SBS. Spain – Mediaset España. Suriname – SCCN, DirecTV. Sweden – SVT, TV4. Switzerland – SRG SSR. Taiwan – ELTA, CTS. Thailand – Amarin TV, True. Timor Leste – ETO Telco. Trinidad & Tobago – CNC3, DirecTV. Turkey – TRT. Ukraine – Inter. United Kingdom BBC, ITV. United States and territories – FOX, Telemundo. Uruguay – Monte Carlo, Canal 10, Teledoce, TyC, DirecTV. Vatican City – Mediaset. Venezuela – Venevisión, DirecTV.

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