The 2014 FIFA Soccer World Cup is taking place in Brazil from 12 June 2014 to 13 July 2014. This the 20th FIFA World Cup, and is expected to attract a record viewership.
SuperSport will offer two 24-hour channels – one in HD (SS3HD), one in SD (SS3) – for the duration of the tournament. Every match will be broadcast live – Supersport schedule here.
Supersport added that its coverage of the event will not be limited to the live broadcast, but will extend to a range of digital platforms.
DStv Premium subscribers with access to a PVR will be able to view match highlights on the DStv Catch-Up service.
Viewers with the new DStv Explora PVR will be treated to extended Catch-Up content totalling 20 hours of sports content at any time during the event.
The SABC is the official Broadcast Rights holder in South Africa for the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. It will broadcast all 64 games live across 3 TV channels and 19 Radio stations, in all the 11 official languages.
SABC 1 will broadcast 56 matches live, and will also broadcast 1 hour and 30 minutes build up programmes to world cup matches.
SABC 2 will offer an alternative viewing experience of the World Cup, while SABC 3 will carry eight matches.
Soccer World Cup 2014 live online streaming
There are many ways to watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup live, which include the following:
–DStv Premium subscribers can also use the Supersport website to stream the soccer matches live.
—SABC digital news will bring South Africans pre and post-match news during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Free online streaming of 2014 Soccer World Cup matches
However, the legality of these services is dubious at best, and it is not sure whether they will carry all matches as promised.