Football fans in India will need to access Viacom18 to watch the World Cup after the firm beat Sony to secure the exclusive rights
The 2022 World Cup in Qatar is likely to be one of the most-watched events ever staged in the history of sport.
More than 3.5 billion viewers tuned in to watch the tournament in Russia four years ago and that figure could be topped this time around.
Millions of fans now live stream football games, which will have a significant impact on the final viewing figures for the World Cup.
Read on as we show you how to watch the 2022 football World Cup in some of the major jurisdictions around the globe.
Watch the 2022 World Cup
If you are located in the United States, Fox Sports has the rights to broadcast English-language content throughout the tournament.
Spanish-speaking fans can access 56 games via Telemundo, while Universo will be screening each of the final group matches.
Bell Media has a monopoly on World Cup coverage in Canada, with extensive coverage available across its TSN sports channels.
The firm will also provide French-language coverage in selected Canadian markets across several channels including RDS.
Fans in the United Kingdom can easily access the World Cup, with the BBC and ITV sharing coverage throughout the month-long tournament.
ITV will broadcast the United States’ group stage clashes with England and Wales and has also bagged the rights to Brazil’s matches against Switzerland and Cameroon.
The BBC will air the group game between Spain and Germany, while all three of Belgium’s matches in the opening phase will screened on their channels.
SBS holds the exclusive rights to broadcast the World Cup in Australia, giving fans free access to the greatest football show on earth.
Football fans in India will need to access Viacom18 to watch the World Cup after the firm beat Sony to secure the exclusive rights.
The company has been testing a new sports app in the run-up to the tournament with a view to it being the main streaming platform for people in India.
World Cup Other Official Broadcasters
- Argentina – TyC Sports.
- Belgium RTB, FVRT.
- Brazil – TV Globo.
- China CCTV, Migu.
- France – TF1, beIN Sports.
- Germany ARD, ZDF, Deutsche Telekom.
- Italy RAI.
- Japan – Dentsu, Abema.
- Latin America – Vrio Corporation.
- Mexico Televisa.
- Netherlands NOS.
- New Zealand Sky.
- Pakistan – ARY Digital Network.
- Russia – Channel One, Match TV, VGTRK.
- South Korea SBS, KBS, MBC.
- Spain – Mediapro, RTVE.
Virtual Private Network (VPN) Technology
While the World Cup is free-to-air in numerous jurisdictions, fans often prefer to watch their home broadcasters if they travel elsewhere.
This content is often blocked from being viewed abroad, as broadcasters seek to protect their financial outlay in securing World Cup content.
This issue can easily be circumnavigated by using Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology to unlock geo-blocked content.
ExpressVPN is one of the most reliable services on the market, offering fans safe and secure access to World Cup action whenever and wherever they want.
Its cross-platform functionality makes it the ideal tool for sports fans and is generally available to purchase for just a few dollars per month.
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