How to Watch The World Cup 2018 Online

The 2018 World Cup in football (or soccer if you live in America) started yesterday. (June 14th) and lasts until July 15th.

England

The World Cup 2018 will be aired on BBC and ITV, both of which are supported by playmoTV, and are free to use. UK coverage is always well received, as most of our users generally understand English, and welcome match analysis from ex-professionals like Gary Neville and Rio Ferdinand.

Services for UK coverage:

BBC iPlayer, ITV HUB and TVPlayer. TVPlayer might be the best option, as it offers access to both BBC and ITV in the same app/website.

To enjoy UK  coverage do the following:

  1. Login to your playmoTV account (or create an account if you don’t have one)
  2. Configure your device to use our DNS servers.
  3. Get the BBC iPlayer and ITV HUB applications on Apple TV, iOS (a UK Apple account is needed), Android or Fire TV.If you wish to stream from your browser, then tvplayer.com and zattoo.com both have BBC and ITV in their channel lineup.
  4. Enjoy!

 

Iceland

In Iceland, the tournament will be aired on RUV. Football fans around the world are following their efforts closely, as Iceland is the least populated country to ever play in the World Cup.

Services supported for Icelandic coverage:

RUV is supported on all devices (including the Apple TV). No registration or payment is required.

To enjoy Icelandic coverage do the following:

  1. Login to your playmoTV account (or create an account if you don’t have one)
  2. Configure your device to use our DNS servers.
  3. Get the RUV application on Apple TV, iOS, Android or stream from ruv.is
  4. Practice the viking-clap and enjoy!

 

Germany

Germany will have the World Cup on public broadcasters ARD and ZDF, both of which are accessible on Zattoo. Zattoo is a free service, has a premium option, which gives you a better picture quality and some other features.

Services supported for German coverage:

Zattoo is supported. Zattoo has a free plan, but a premium service is also available, with better picture quality and other features. Registration is required.

To enjoy German coverage do the following:

  1. Login to your playmoTV account (or create an account if you don’t have one)
  2. Configure your device to use our DNS servers.
  3. Register for an account on zattoo.com.
  4. Get the Zattoo application on Apple TV, iOS (a UK or Swiss Apple account is needed), Android or Fire TV.
  5. Enjoy!

 

United States

FOX Sports will air the World Cup in the US. As FOX Sports is a premium cable channel, you need to sign up for a live TV service or use existing cable credentials to access the FOX Sports app.

Services supported for US coverage:

Sling TV, fuboTV, DirecTV NOW and the FOX Sports app.

We recommend Sling TV and fuboTV over DirecTV NOW, as Sling TV is supported on all devices, but fuboTV and DirecTV NOW are not supported on iOS.

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