The fact that you can watch the 2022 World Cup without cable should not come as a surprise. Since streaming is so important to USA soccer fans, it has become the norm for service providers.
While some provide their own services, there are also other, more varied options available. It is still true that you do not need the trouble and expensive cable of earlier years to watch the biggest sporting event in the globe. Instead, all you need is either a streaming service membership or just a TV antenna. Plus, it is beneficial to offer alternatives in both English and Spanish. As you’ll see, Spanish-speaking audiences can find the streaming options more affordable. Having said that, there are inexpensive ways to watch the World Cup streaming in both languages without cable.
Over the Air Antenna
To begin with, there is a way to watch TV without a cable subscription using over-the-air television. This can be accomplished with a straightforward antenna hooked to your TV because it carries both FOX and Telemundo. The main disadvantage is that FS1, which will carry a number of World Cup games for English-speaking audiences, is not available on this OTA TV without cable.
World Cup Streaming Options
There are numerous methods to watch, though, if streaming is more your style. Replacement services for satellite and cable are widespread. All the channels required to watch the World Cup are available from providers including fuboTV, Vidgo, Sling TV, and YouTube TV. After all, there are only two networks available for coverage in both English and Spanish. English-speaking viewers can watch coverage on FOX and FS1. For those looking for Spanish-language programming, there is Telemundo and Universo.
English Streaming Options
You can use the FOX Sports app if you have a subscription to one of those services, such as fuboTV or YouTube TV. You may watch all 64 World Cup games on the app once you authenticate with your membership information. Additionally, there are those incredibly useful on-demand games that become accessible via Tubi minutes after the last whistle. Again, this will be helpful with the early kickoffs.
Spanish Streaming Options
If you want to watch the 2022 World Cup in Spanish without cable, everything goes through Peacock. The monthly fee for NBC’s paid streaming service is $4.99. All 64 World Cup games will be televised in Spanish on Peacock. Additionally, earlier-round games from the event have on-demand broadcasts available. Finally, a 24/7 station with news, recordings, and highlights from the whole World Cup is available to Spanish-speaking viewers. There is now no English alternative and this is only available in Spanish. To watch the sports, Peacock is still a cheap alternative, especially for cord cutters.
Rox and Ken discuss the streaming options available and which ones they prefer.