Ugandan PayTV providers with licenses to screen 2018 FIFA World Cup

2018 FIFA world cup

The time is ripe for soccer lovers across the globe, with the 2018 FIFA World Cup just hours away. There are many options for you to watch the game, depending on what you can afford. You can also opt to watch on your television set, on your internet device, and mobile phone.

These are the PayTV providers with licenses to screen the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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DStv Uganda & GOtv Uganda

DStv will showcase all the 64 games LIVE on 6 dedicated SuperSport channels for all packages. You can also catch all the 64 games live on GOtv’s SuperSport Select 1, 2 and 3 channels. The GOtv decoder costs only UGX76,500 for first timers, while subscribing to GOtv Plus is at UGX 26,000 and GOtv Max at UGX 49,000.

Kwese TV Uganda

Kwese has 4 rights to screen the tournament. These are;

  1. PayTv with all 64 games
  2. Free to air for Africa with 32 games LIVE on Kwesé Free Sports
  3. Mobile rights with all 64 games
  4. Public screening in select African countries, with BBS Terefayina and UBC TV being the sub-licensed stations in Uganda

You can get Kwesé TV decoder at UGX 134,500 and enjoy all 64 games LIVE in HD. MTN Uganda subscribers, that have the Kwesé iflix app on their smartphones, will also be able to enjoy the moment by activating a Kwese data bundle while dialing *165*4*7#.


Find Out: The PayTV prices for the various bouquets


StarTimes Uganda

On StarTimes, you can watch all the 64 Matches of FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Live and in HD by:

  • Buying a StarTimes Digital TV to get FREE subscription until 31 July. The 24-inch is at UGX589,000 while the 32-inch is at UGX699,000.
  • Downloading the StarTimes app from the here to watch all the 64 Matches live at only UGX 5,000 if on the move.
  • Buying the StarTimes decoder to watch on sports channels like Sports life, sports focus, sports premium and world Football. If you pay for the Basic at UGX 16,500 or classic bouquet at UGX 33,000, you still get all the sports channels. The Nova bouquet will give 21 matches including the semi-finals and the finals.