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2018 FIFA World Cup: How to watch from anywhere

14 Jun 2018 | By Shiladitya Ray
How to follow the FIFA World Cup

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is finally here!

The opening ceremony started at 6:30pm, and the first match is scheduled to start at 8:30pm IST.

The opening ceremony will see performances by superstars like Will Smith, Nicky Jam, and Robbie Williams.

The month-long event will be broadcast across several channels and platforms.

Apart from TV, here's how you can follow it.

In context: How to follow the FIFA World Cup

14 Jun 20182018 FIFA World Cup: How to watch from anywhere

LivestreamingYou can livestream on Sony LIV's app or website

The entire World Cup tournament, including the opening ceremony can be livestreamed on the Sony LIV mobile app, and can also be livestreamed on the channel's website.

While the Android and iOS app, as well as the website, are both free, the matches will be telecast with a five minute delay and will have ads.

Paid subscribers can watch without interruption, and on time.

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How to watch if you're an Airtel, Jio subscriber

Meanwhile, Airtel and Jio customers can catch all the world cup action live on the respective TV apps - Airtel TV and Jio TV.
In case you can't livestream, there are other solutions

UpdatesIn case you can't livestream, there are other solutions

In case you cannot livestream the matches for some reason, there are ways you can keep yourself updated.

The best option, obviously, is the official 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia app which will give users updates, match schedules, news, and more.

Additionally, you can also use third-party apps like Goal.com and OneFootball to follow match updates and world cup news.