How to Watch the FIFA World Cup in the Philippines

The FIFA World Cup is kicking off on Sunday, November 20. Stay with us if you are from the Philippines and still wondering how to watch the FIFA World Cup in the Philippines.

You can watch the World Cup online and offline on your Television and mobile. Let’s summarize your options:

TV Channel
Online Streaming
  • TapGo TV
  • BBC iPlayer
  • ITVX
Mobile Live Streaming
  • TAPGo TV
  • BBC iPlayer app
  • ITVX
  • Cyberghost
  • ExpressVPN

How to Watch the FIFA World Cup For Free on TV in the Philippines

Watching football on TV with friends and family produces a different level of experience. TAP DMV will provide this opportunity for Filipinos.

TAP DMV is a 24-hour linear Filipino television channel. It has purchased the right to telecast all 64 matches of this World Cup.

You can watch these matches for free on your Television. All the matches will be telecast in HD quality to give you a better experience.

Stream Live World Cup Matches

You can stream live matches via TAPGo TV.


TAPGo TV will broadcast all matches of the World Cup. You can enjoy the streaming service for P1,999. There are four different subscription plans available for you. 

However, to enjoy the world cup, you must buy the TapGO TV All Access for PHP 179/month. It offers full access to the streaming library, Live TV, and sports channels. 

Stream All Matches through BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub

The two British channels, BBC and ITV, will broadcast the world cup matches alternatively. You can enjoy their streaming service using VPN. Both BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub offer free of cost live streaming of all the World Cup matches.

BBC iPlayer offers 4K HDR broadcasts, while ITV Hub only provides HD quality. Both BBC and ITV offer you the best commentators of the game.

For Mobile Live Streaming in the Philippines

You can enjoy all the matches online on your mobile too. If you are constantly on travel, it certainly is good news. You can easily watch all the games on TAPGo TV mobile app.

TAPGo TV Mobile App

The mobile app of TAPGo TV is available for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. You will have to pay to enjoy the matches on your smart device. The app is compatible with most android mobiles and ensures good streaming service. You can hope to enjoy undisturbed live streaming.

TAPGo TV lets you have 2 simultaneous connections with one account. 

BBC iPlayer for Mobile

TAPGo TV is a great option for people in the Philippines. However, the sad part is you have to pay for the matches. Luckily, there are alternatives. You can enjoy 33 World Cup matches free of cost on BBC iPlayer.

The app is not available in the Philippines. But you can still access it with the help of a premium VPN.


BBC iPlayer will only broadcast 33 matches. You can enjoy the rest of the matches on ITVX. This mobile app is the new addition to the ITV network. It does not offer 4K video quality, but the speed is impressive.

Use VPN for Live Streaming

BBC and ITV offer free streaming services of all the World Cup matches, but they are unavailable in the Philippines. Nonetheless, VPNs allow you to enjoy the tournament on these platforms. Cyberghost and ExpressVPN are the two best options for you.


Cyberghost offers you more privacy than any other VPN. It may not be best for BBC iPlayer, but you will have smooth access while browsing ITVX.


ExpressVPN offers you the highest streaming speed. It’s your best option to stream BBC iPlayer. It also has a wide range of servers in the UK. The unlimited bandwidth lets you stay connected 24/7.

Enjoy Buffer-free World Cup Streaming

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.


TAP DMV is the best and easiest option to enjoy this World Cup from the Philippines. If you need online streaming, TAPGo is available but not free. To enjoy free streaming, use a VPN to access BBC iPlayer and ITVX.

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 and Surprise Movies.


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