The millions of football fans in India will get the chance of watching the tournament at no cost
The 2022 FIFA World Cup is about to start in a few days and the excitement is through the roof. It is one of the most popular sports tournaments in the world, one that attracts massive viewership across the globe. While not all football fans have the means to travel to Qatar and witness the tournament in person, many will still watch the games through television and live streaming on the internet.
Football fans in India can watch all of the action unfold in Qatar starting from 20 November 2022 free of cost. Apparently, the live streaming of the tournament will be available on the JioCinema app. It is worth noting that the broadcasting and streaming rights in India belong to the Reliance-backed Viacom18 Media.
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No subscription required
As it stands, one can watch the live streams of the matches from the 2022 FIFA World Cup without a subscription on the JioCinema app which is available on the respective app stores for Android and iOS mobile devices. It is a major blessing for football fans in India who cannot wait to see their favourite footballers in action. JioCinema app will live stream the matches on tablets and Smart TVs as well in addition to mobile phones.
The commentary will also be available in English, Hindi, Malayalam, Bengali and Tamil. Apart from the JioCinema app, viewers can also catch the World Cup on Sports18 and Sports18 HD channels available for cable and set-top-box TV viewers. Furthermore, Voot Select and JioTV will also carry live streams for those that have subscriptions to these apps.
The opening game of the World Cup will see hosts Qatar play against Ecuador at 9.30 p.m. (IST).