How to Watch the FIFA World Cup in India

The FIFA World Cup is finally knocking at the door. The upcoming international football tournament is scheduled to start on November 20 and conclude on December 18. We have compiled a list of options to help Indian football to watch the FIFA World Cup Live Stream.

TV Channel Sports18
Live Stream Voot and JioCinema

How to Watch the FIFA World Cup In India

As an official distributor of the FIFA World Cup in India, Viacom18 will live stream the event on its Sports18 channel. Sports18 will be available on Viacom18’s official digital streaming partner Voot.

FIFA World Cup’s official distributor in India is Viacom18. So, the event will be available on mobile via their video-on-demand mobile app, Voot. Additionally, Viacom18’s alternative mobile platform JioCinema will also stream the event for free. Voot and JioCinema apps are available on Google Play Store (Android) and Apple App Store (iOS).

Official Broadcasting Channel

In the Indian subcontinent, the FIFA World Cup’s official broadcasting rights belong to Viacom18. As such, their official sports channel, Sports18, will live telecast the match in India and its nearby countries. The event will be broadcasted on both Sports18 1-SD and Sports18 1-HD channels.

How to Watch Without Cable

We’ve created a collection of options for football supporters without cable to watch the upcoming international football tournament. Let us now watch the World Cup Qatar Live Stream without cables.

JioCinema: Viacom18 Media’s OTT platform users can access the FIFA World Cup matches via free live stream.

Voot: Voot subscribers can access the upcoming FIFA World Cup matches and live event streams via the Sports18 channel.

How to Watch Via VPN

Premium VPN subscribers in India can live stream the upcoming World Cup Football without facing any geo-restriction. Some of the best VPN services available in indie are –

  • ExpressVPN
  • NordVPN
  • Surfshark
  • IPVanish

VPN users can bypass geo-restriction to watch the event on various online networks such as fuboTV, Sling TV, and FIFA+.

How Can I Watch on Mobile For Free?

Football fans in India can access FIFA World Cup Qatar live stream for free via the JioCinema app on their smartphones. Recently, Viacom Sports confirmed that the app will live-stream all the matches of the upcoming international event, free of charge.

Where Can I Watch the World Cup in Hindi?

Viacom18, India’s official distribution partner, will broadcast the FIFA World Cup in Hindi on Sports18 1-SD and Sports18 1-HD.

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Territory TV Network
Albania RTSH
Argentina TyC Sports
Armenia AMPTV
Australia SBS
Austria ORF
Azerbaijan İTV
Belarus Belteleradio
Belgium RTBF and VRT
Bolivia Red Uno and Unitel
Bosnia and Herzegovina BHRT
Bulgaria BNT and Nova
Brazil TV Globo
Brunei Kristal-Astro
Cambodia TVK
Canada Bell Media (TSN)
Caribbean SportsMax
Cayman Islands Logic
Central Asia Saran Media
China CCTVMigu
Colombia Caracol Televisión and RCN Televisión
Costa Rica Teletica
Croatia HRT
Curaçao TV Direct 13
Cyprus CyBC
Czech Republic ČT
Denmark DR and TV 2
Ecuador Teleamazonas
El Salvador TCS
Estonia ERR
Europe EBU
France TF1 and beIN Sports
Finland YleMTV3
Georgia GPB
Germany ARD, ZDF, and Deutsche Telekom
Greece ANT1
Guatemala TV Azteca and Tigo Sports
Honduras Televicentro
Hungary MTVA
Iceland RÚV
Indian subcontinent Viacom18
Indonesia Klikdaily and Emtek
Bangladesh T Sports
Ireland RTÉ
Israel IPBC
Italy RAI
Japan Dentsu Inc.
Kazakhstan Kazakh TV
Kosovo RTK
Latin America Vrio Corp.
Latvia LTV
Liechtenstein SRG SSR
Lithuania LRT
Macau TDM
Malaysia Astro
Malta PBS
MENA beIN Sports
Mexico Televisa
Moldova TRM
Montenegro RTCG
Netherlands NOS
New Zealand Sky
North Macedonia MRT
Norway NRK and TV 2
Panama RPC and TVN
Paraguay TyC Sports and Tigo Sports
Peru Latina Televisión
Poland TVP
Portugal RTP
Romania TVR
Russia Channel One, Match TV, and VGTRK
Serbia RTS
Slovakia RTVS
Slovenia RTV
South Korea SBS, KBS, and MBC
Spain Mediapro and RTVE
Sub-Saharan Africa SuperSport
Suriname SCCN
Sweden SVT and TV4
Switzerland SRG SSR
Taiwan ELTA
Turkey TRT
Ukraine Suspilne
United Kingdom BBC and ITV
United States Fox Sports and Telemundo
Uruguay ANTEL, TeleDoce, and Canal
Venezuela Televen


Where Can I Stream the FIFA World Cup?

You can watch all the matches from the FIFA World Cup live on BBC iPlayer (UK), ServusTV (Austria), Fox (US), and TSN (Canada). There are different broadcasters for the FIFA World Cup Qatar in different countries.

Can I Watch the FIFA World Cup For Free?

You can watch all your favorite matches from the tournament on BBC iPlayer for free. However, it comes with geo-restrictions and can only be accessed inside the UK. However, you can still watch the FIFA World Cup live on BBC iPlayer from anywhere by connecting to a UK server via ExpressVPN.

How Can I Watch the FIFA World Cup Qatar on Mobile For Free?

You can watch the FIFA World Cup on mobile without paying a penny by downloading the BBC iPlayer app. The streaming service has the official broadcasting rights for the tournament and will be streaming all matches for free.


Indian football supporters can enjoy the FIFA World Cup in various ways. We will assist you whether you have a cable connection, prefer to watch on the go, or want to know the newest scorecards. Classic enthusiasts can also listen to the live commentary via different radio stations.

Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.