Indian Sports TV channel Sony Ten will provide telecast in India of 2018 FIFA World Cup. The TV channel is owned by Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd which has won the broadcasting rights of FIFA World Cup 2018 scheduled to be held in Russia. Sony Six provided the coverage of 2014 World Cup, UEFA Euro 2016 and FIFA Confederations Cup 2017. It is considered as India’s Premier Sports TV channel.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Telecast Channels In India
Sony Ten, the official broadcasting partner of FIFA holds the rights to provide live coverage of Football World Cup 2018. According to source, the deal for broadcasting games of FIFA was done for $90 Million [approx.] In 2010, Star India won the broadcasting rights for about $40 Million.
Most games especially of Germany, Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, England, United States, Belgium are to be aired on Sony Ten. Matches can also be watched on its sister channel Sony Liv or Ten 2.
Will Sony Ten provide live telecast in other Asian countries?
Yes, Sony Ten holds the broadcasting rights of Asian countries which includes India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and some other nations also.
Sony Ten also have telecast rights of Indian Premier League, Caribbean Premier League, Italian Serie A, La Liga, The Rugby Championship, Super Rugby, National Football League, National Basketball Association, The Masters, PGA Championship, Ultimate Fighting Championship, Premier Futsal and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.
FIFA World Cup 2018 begins on 14th June 2018 and will end on 15th July 2018. The Premier Football competition will be played in 12 venues of 11 hosting cities of Russia for 32 days.