FIFA World Cup 2022 TV Channels Broadcasting Worldwide

FIFA Regulating Authority has announced all the TV and online networks which will be broadcasting the 2022 FIFA World Cup live in different parts of the world. FIFA also ensures every network that won the rights in a region also produces online live streams via web and mobile apps alongside usual TV Coverage.

FIFA Worldcup TV Channels & Broadcasters Lists Worldwide

United Kingdom: BBC and ITV will continue their flagship coverage of FIFA World Cups in the United Kingdom. All 64 matches will be broadcasted live in the UK on either BBC or ITV which are free-to-air channels. Both networks also produce live streams via their online platforms.

European Countries: FIFA has TV rights deal with “European Broadcasting Union” and under their current contract, every European country is obliged to have their own team matches, Semifinals and final on free-to-air channels. Other matches can be on private subscription-based

United States: FoxSports will stream world cup as they are exclusive rights holders in the US. Telemundo has live coverage rights in the US but only in Spanish coverage.

South Africa & Other African Countries: SuperSports has the world cup 2022 rights in South Africa and adjacent African countries. Not a free-to-air network which means locals in countries where SuperSports has coverage rights need to buy subscriptions.

Middle-East: beIN Sports is one of the biggest sports TV networks and they have the TV and online rights for the FIFA world cup and all Gulf state countries.

Sub-Continent India: SonySix is a paid TV network and they will produce live coverage of every FIFA World Cup match in India and other countries in the region.

Let’s take a look at the list:

United KingdomBBC & ITV will share the rights.Yes. Both will have matches online via their web & mobile AppsFree
United StatesFoxSports (English)
Telemundo (Spanish)
Online streams via FoxGO app (only for subscribers)Paid
AustraliaSBS (English) TV & Online streams Paid
Brazil TV Globo (Free), SporTV (Paid)Both free-to-air and pay-TV linear channels in BrazilPaid
Sub-Continent India SonySix (Paid)Online streams via Sony liv app (only for subscribers) Paid
Belgium VRT (Paid), 
RTBF (Free)
RTBF app, have to log in with EmailPaid
China  CCTV Local TV channelFree
India Viacom18 TV ChannelFree
Japan NHK General TV, Fuji Television Local TV ChannelFree
Pakistan Ten SportsLocal TV ChanelFree
Middle-East beIN Sports Free

Country Wise 2022 World Cup Broadcasters

CountryTV Network
Albania RTSH
Armenia  MTV
Australia SBS
Austria ORF
ArgentinaTyC Sports
Azerbaijan İTV
Belarus BTRC
BelgiumVRT, RTBF
Bolivia Unitel
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBHRT
BrazilTV Globo, SporTV
Canada CTV, TSN, RDS
 CaribbeanInternational Media Content, SportsMax
China CCTV
ColombiaCaracol Televisión – RCN Televisión – Win Sports
Costa Rica Teletica
Croatia HRT
Czech Republic ČT
DenmarkDR – TV 2
Europe Local Channels (own team matches on free to air)
Finland Yle, MTV3
FranceTF1, beIN Sports
Germany ARD, ZDF, Deutsche Telekom
Guatemala TV Azteca, Tigo Sports
Greece ANT1
Hong Kong PCCW
Iceland RÚV
Indonesia RCTI, MNCTV, iNews
Israel IPBC
Italy RAI
JapanNHK General TV, Fuji Television, Nippon Television, Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, TV Asahi, TV Tokyo
Latvia LTV
LuxembourgRTL Group
Malta PBS
MexicoTelevisa, Sky México, TUDN, TV Azteca
Middle EastbeIN Sports
North AfricabeIN Sports
Moldova TRM
Montenegro RTCG
Netherlands NOS
New Zealand Sky Sport
North Macedonia MRT
PakistanPTV Sports
Peru Latina
Poland TVP
Portugal RTP
Romania TVR
RussiaPerviy Kanal, VGTRK, Match TV
South Africa SuperSport
Sub Saharan AfricaSuperSport
Sweden SVT, TV4
Switzerland  SRG SSR
Ukraine Suspilne
United Kingdom  BBC, ITV
United States Fox, Telemundo

However, private Tv channels will charge a subscription fee from the viewers. USA viewers have to pay to see the match.

Writer’s Pick


Which TV channel will telecast the match in the UK?

BBC & ITV are government own channels and will telecast the world cup matches.

Which TV channel will telecast the match in India and Pakistan?

PTV Sports in Pakistan and Viacom18, Sony Sports in India.

Which TV channel will telecast the match in the USA?

Fox, Fox Sports, and Telemundo

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