Then, in a much bigger shock, the USA failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, robbing the network of guaranteed ratings gold in the form of at least three matches from the home team, and the advertising revenue that came with it.
Amazon locked a three-year deal to broadcast live Premier League matches and weekly highlights packages on its Prime Video service in the United Kingdom, starting with the 2019-20 season.
If you missed it as I did, and you don't want to miss another minute of the matches, major networks around the world are broadcasting the games. And there is a possibility that you may not be near a television when the matches are underway.
ITV also attracted complaints about the quality of its online stream, with some viewers suggesting they would instead use illegal pirated streams, apparently to obtain a better-quality picture. Will he be healthy enough to lead a promising Brazil national football team to its sixth World Cup title? There is no charge to watch the games, all you have to do is log in with a TV provider account.
No matter which part of the world you are in, if you follow football, you're going to want to watch the Fifa World Cup 2018.
In Kenya, the online broadcast rights for FIFA World Cup 2018 are with Canal+, Econet, Supersport, and StarTimes. We're not saying this particular site is shady, but pay extra attention to where any last-minute links from sites promoting World Cup streams send you.
Are you watching the World Cup? For RM120, you can buy a World Cup channel pass to watch all matches live. However, for those moments when you just can't get to one fast enough, your mobile's there to keep you plugged into the action.
StarHub and Mediacorp have the rights to broadcast FIFA World Cup 2018 in Singapore and you can catch all 64 matches via either service by paying SG$112.35. Being the official mobile and internet streaming service for the FIFA World Cup in India, Sony LIV will also bring the exclusives on football.
Besides football, Airtel TV offers a number of regional entertainment and news channels for daily consumption.
"Fox Sports is excited to welcome our partners at Federation Internationale de Football Association and others around the world to our backyard for this unrivaled sporting event". You can sign up for a free 7-day trial of both, and you can then watch any World Cup game live on your computer via the Sling TV website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Sling TV app. Telemundo is targeted at Spanish speakers.