FIFA World Cup 2010 – TV Channels Broadcasting Live Soccer 2010 Matches

Written By Sam on 11 June 2010

Below are some of the channels worldwide that are broadcasting the FIFA World Cup 2010. Do check out your location and find the TV Channel to watch Football 2010 at home. If you cannot catch the action on TV then check out the below guides.

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Country Broadcaster(s)
Albania Free-to-air: RTSH
Andorra Free-to-air: TF1, France Télévisions
Argentina Free-to-air: Canal 7, Telefeable (pay): TyC Sports
Satellite (pay): DirecTV
Armenia Free-to-air: H1
Australia Free-to-air: SBS
Austria Free-to-air: ORF
Azerbaijan Free-to-air: Lider TV
Bangladesh Free-to-air: Bangladesh Television
Satellite (pay): ESPN STAR Sports
Belarus Free-to-air: BTRC

Belgium Dutch:
Free-to-air: VRT

Free-to-air: RTBF

Bolivia Free-to-air: Unitel, Red Uno
Bosnia and Herzegovina Free-to-air: BHRT
Brazil Free-to-air: Rede Globo, Rede Bandeirantes

Cable/satellite (pay): SporTV, BandSports, ESPN Brasil

  • Globo 3D (8 matches)
Bulgaria Free-to-air: BNT

Canada English:
Free-to-air: CBC
Cable/satellite (pay): Bold (nightly encores only)

Free-to-air: SRC
Cable/satellite (pay): Telelatino
Chile Free-to-air: TVN (33 matches)
Satellite (pay): DirecTV (all matches)
China (People’s Republic of China) Free-to-air: CCTV
Colombia Free-to-air: Caracol, RCN (40 matches total)

Satellite (pay): DirecTV (all matches)

Costa Rica Free-to-air: Teletica, Repretel
Croatia Free-to-air: HRT
Cyprus Free-to-air: CyBC

Czech Republic Free-to-air: ČT
Denmark Free-to-air: DR (10 matches), TV2 (32 matches)

Cable/Satellite (pay): Canal 9 (21 matches)

Ecuador Free-to-air: Gama, TC

Satellite (pay): DirecTV

El Salvador Free-to-air: TCS
Estonia Free-to-air: ERR

Fiji Free-to-air: Mai TV
Finland Free-to-air: YLE

France and overseas territories Free-to-air: TF1 (27 matches), France Télévisions (37 matches)

Satellite/cable/IPTV (pay): Canal+ (37 matches, 8 exclusive)

Georgia Free-to-air: GPB

Germany Free-to-air: ARD (28 matches), ZDF (27 matches), RTL (9 matches)

Satellite (pay): Sky Deutschland (all matches)

Greece Free-to-air: ERT
Hong Kong Free-to-air: ATV (4 matches), TVB (4 matches)
Cable (pay): Cable TV Hong Kong (all matches)
Hungary Free-to-air: MTV
Iceland Free-to-air: RÚV (46 matches) Cable (pay): Stöð 2 Sport (18 matches)

Indonesia Free-to-air: RCTI (46 matches), Global TV (20 matches)
Iran Free-to-air: IRIB
Ireland Free-to-air: RTÉ
India Free-to-air: Doordarshan

Satellite (pay): ESPN STAR Sports

Indian Subcontinent

Free-to-air: varies by country
Satellite (pay): ESPN STAR Sports
Israel Hebrew:

Free-to-air: Channel 1

Free-to-air: Channel 33
Italy Free-to-air: RAI (one match per day)

Satellite (pay): SKY Italia (all matches)

Japan Free-to-air: NHK (22 matches), NTV (5 matches), Fuji TV (5 matches), TBS (5 matches), TV Asahi (4 matches), TV Tokyo (3 matches)

Satellite (pay): SKY PerfecTV! (all matches)

Kosovo Free-to-air: RTK
Latvia Free-to-air: LTV
Liechtenstein Free-to-air: SRG SSR idée suisse (SF)
Lithuania Free-to-air: LRT (46 matches), LNK (18 matches)
Luxembourg Free-to-air: RTL

Macau Free-to-air: TDM
Macedonia Free-to-air: MRTV
Malaysia Free-to-air: RTM, TV3
Satellite (pay): Astro (all matches)

Malta Free-to-air: PBS (46 matches)
Satellite (pay): Melita Sports (all matches)

Mexico Free-to-air: TV Azteca, Televisa
Satellite (pay): Sky Latin America
Middle East and North Africa

Satellite (pay): Al Jazeera Sports
Mongolia Free-to-air: C1

Moldova Free-to-air: TRM
Monaco Free-to-air: TMC

Montenegro Free-to-air: RTCG
The Netherlands Free-to-air: NOS

Nepal Free-to-air: NTV
Satellite (pay): ESPN STAR Sports
New Zealand Free-to-air: TVNZ (22 matches)
Satellite (pay): Sky (all matches)
Nicaragua Free-to-air: Televicentro
Norway Free-to-air: TV2 (32 matches)

Satellite (pay): Viasat (32 matches; rights purchased from NRK)

Panama Free-to-air: RPC, TVMax
Paraguay Free-to-air: SNT
Peru Free-to-air: ATV

Satellite (pay): DirecTV (all matches)

Philippines Free-to-air: ABS-CBN, Studio 23

Cable (pay): Balls

Poland Free-to-air: TVP
Portugal Free-to-air: RTP (28 matches), SIC (18 matches)

Cable/satellite/IPTV (pay): SportTV (all matches; 18 are exclusive)

Republic of China Cable (pay): Era Television
Romania Free-to-air: TVR
Russia Free-to-air: Channel One, VGTRK
San Marino Free-to-air: RAI
Serbia Free-to-air: RTS

Singapore Free-to-air: MediaCorp (4 matches)
Cable (pay): StarHub TV (all matches)

IPTV (pay): mio TV (all matches)

Slovakia Free-to-air: STV

Slovenia Free-to-air: RTV Slovenija
South Africa Free-to-air: SABC

Satellite (pay): Supersport

South Korea Free-to-air: SBS
Cable/satellite (pay): SBS Sports Channel

Spain Free-to-air: Telecinco (8 matches), Cuatro (16 matches)
Satellite (pay): Canal+ (all matches)

  • Canal+ 3D (10 matches)
Sub-Saharan Africa

Free-to-air: various channels

Satellite (pay): Supersport

Sweden Free-to-air: SVT (32 matches), TV4 (32 matches)

Switzerland Free-to-air: SRG SSR idée suisse
Thailand Free-to-air: TV3, TV7

Satellite (pay): TrueVisions

Turkey Free-to-air: TRT
Ukraine Free-to-air: UT1, ICTV

United Kingdom
( England, Scotland, N. Ireland, Wales)

  • BBC
  • ITV ( (southern) ITV1, (northern and central) STV, UTV)

Cable/satellite (pay): British Eurosport, ESPN UK (highlights)

United States

Free-to-air: ABC (10 matches)
Cable/satellite (pay): ESPN (54 matches)

  • ESPN 3D (25 matches)
Free-to-air: Univision (56 matches), Telefutura (8 matches)

Cable/satellite (pay): Galavisión (highlights)

Cable/satellite (pay): ESPN (40 matches)
Vietnam Free-to-air: VTV

Vatican City Free-to-air: RAI
Venezuela Free-to-air: Meridiano, Venevisión

Satellite (pay): DirecTV (all matches)

One Response to “FIFA World Cup 2010 – TV Channels Broadcasting Live Soccer 2010 Matches”

  1. Suresh says:

    In Doordarshahe India thhe said message is wrong. Please five me the dtails timing. Thanks

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