The 20th edition of FIFA World Cup is about to come & the host nation has completed almost all preparations for the biggest football tournament. If you are looking for telecast channels of 2014 FIFA World Cup in India, then you have reached just at correct place. Here we are sharing details of TV broadcasters in India & in some other countries. Host country Brazil is organizing this tournament for second time. The rights of this campaign were directly sold out by the governing body FIFA.
2014 FIFA World Cup Telecast in India
Telecast Channel of 2014 FIFA World Cup in India: Sony Six.
The Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd. holds the broadcasting rights of 2014 Brazil World Cup with an approximate amount of Rs.100 crore. Its telecast channel Sony SIX will provide live telecast to all Indian Television to every home from 12 June to 13 July. This is the only channel of Indian which will provide live coverage of all World Cup games. The Indian viewers can watch all action of the Brazil summer football tournament on Sony Six.
Not only this, Sony Six will also provide free live TV telecast of some other sports events like Indian premier league, Qualifiers for UEFA EURO 2016, UEFA EURO 2016 as well as European qualifiers for 2018 FIFA World Cup. In short, MSML have rights of telecasting football games for 5 upcoming years. Earlier, the channel provided live coverage of World Cup qualification games.
FIFA World Cup 2014 Telecast in Other Nations
|1||Argentina||Torneos y Campetencias, Canal 7, America TV, El Trece, DirecTV|
|3||Brazil||Rede Globo, Rede Bandeirantes, SporTV, ESPN, Band Sports, Fix Sports|
|4||Canada||CBC, Sportsnet, TVA, Eastlink TV|
|7||France||TF1, beIN Sports|
|9||Japan||Nippon Television, TBS, TV Asahi, TV Tokyo|
|11||New Zealand||TVNZ, Sky Sport|
|13||Portugal||RTP, CMTV, SportTV|
|16||South Africa||ASBC, Supersport|
|17||Spain||Mediaset Espana, Gol Television|
|20||Ukraine||NTKU, Ukrayina, Football|
|22||USA||English: ABC, ESPN, ESPN2|
Spanish: Univision, UniMas
Portuguese: ESPN Deportes
See list of telecast channels in all nations here: Telecast Rights Worldwide
It will be the last World Cup to be broadcast on the ESPN channel & that of Univision in the country of United States of America. This is because Fox Sports & Telemundo will take over starting with the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
The FIFA’s TV director Niclas Ericson said “India has a great passion for football and with the support of Sony SIX, FIFA looks forward to inspiring more fans of football and young players in India for the years ahead.”