Since 1950s FIFA World Cup is broadcasted live and the countries which had the privilege of television were able to watch the most wanted game in their bedroom or living room with all fun and enjoyment. And now in the 21st century when TV and other devices have become the part of everyone’s life FIFA World Cup is aired or telecasted all around the globe, and the number of FIFA World Cup viewers exceeds the Olympic Viewers. In 2018 it is estimated that the number of viewers might exceed more than 500 million across the Globe.
FIFA Broadcasting Services Department makes sure that the best quality of telecast reaches to all the world viewers with no interruptions. The services which each official broadcaster will provide to each country will be of the highest standards. Keeping all these things in mind, the FIFA Broadcasting Services Department will extend the licenses to the official broadcasters. A team of very qualified legal specialists and engineers make sure that all term and conditions related to media rights are followed appropriately.
FIFA guru mantra has developed a strong culture for all the fans of this most significant football event that the broadcasting includes all the fun, weather, atmosphere and whatever is going on outside the stadium. This increases the pulse rate of all the audiences both in the stadium and out of stadium eagerly waiting for four years to be a part of this great Gala FIFA World Cup. And now in 2018, this is live from Russia. So it is just at our door.
FIFA World Cup 2018 TV telecast India and other Countries
FIFA World Cup 2018will be officially broadcasted in the English language by FOX Sports because it acquired the official right from FIFA Broadcasting Department. The Spanish Language broadcasting right is given to Telemundo for 2018 World Cup.
It is essential for every viewer to know that in America every single game will be telecasted live. Telemundo declared that it would live telecast 56 matches among all the 64 matches and rest eight matches will be telecast on a channel named Universo. Viewers should be aware that FOX Sports with all its sports channel all over the world will live telecast the World Cup 2018. The notable among them are Fox Soccer Plus, FS2, FS1, and FOX.
Official Television Broadcaster of 2018 in different countries of the world
Let’s check out full TV channels for World Cup Russia 2018 in different countries below.
- In India, Bangladesh, Maldives, Sri Lanka and in Pakistan Sony Pictures Network will telecast all the 64 matches to every region of these countries in Asia.
- Fox Sports Asia will live telecast the matches in most of the Asian countries like Singapore, Maldives, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand,Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Brunei.
- In China, the game will air by the Chinese channel named CCTV 5 and CCTV. In Indonesia, Trans TV will live telecast all the matches and will also show highlights of the matches.
- In Tajikistan and Uzbekistan Match TV will be telecasting the matches live from Russia at their respective time zones.
Optus Sports will live telecast all the matches and only 25 matches will be telecasted through SBS channel.
Europe and United Kingdom
Fox Sports, BBC, and ITV will be official cover all the matches live from Russia at their respective time zones. Till date, there are no updates of the official World Cup television Broadcasters in various countries in Europe. One has to keep on following the updates for the latest news as to which channel will be telecasting the matches of the World Cup 2018.
In the United States of America, Fox Sports has the sole rights for live telecasting all the matches of FIFA World Cup 2018.
In Canada, CBC and Fox Sports will be the official television broadcaster of World Cup 2018.
In Argentina, Channels like Canal 9, El trece, TV Publica, America TV will be the official telecasting partner of 2018 World Cup.
In Brazil, SporTV and RedeGlobo will be telecasting all the matches live from Russia.
In Chile, channels like Canal 13, Megavision and TVN will be officially broadcasting all the matches of World Cup 2018.
Colombia has two official Television Broadcasters, and they are RCN TV and Caracol TV.
In Ecuador the official telecasting partner is RTS for all matches of World Cup 2018.
In Venezuela, it is Venevision which will show up all the matches live from Russia in 2018.