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World Cup Streaming Alternatives for World Cup 2014


The upcoming World Cup 2014 has been the ultimate trending topic of the year. This world-class foot ball match of national foot ball teams world-wide has brought together the entire world. If you are a true foot ball fan there is nothing that can get in your way of watching and supporting your favorite foot ball team. Even if you are away, out of town, the following are ways to access the match real-time and stream from wherever you are.

There are about 64 matches in the United States & will be broadcast live in English on some providers such us ABC, ESPN, and ESPN 2, and in Portuguese you can watch it on ESPN Deportes. No more missing out on foot ball games of the best, streaming is here to change your ways of enjoying any match!

World Cup Streaming Alternatives for World Cup 2014

Watch ESPN

ESPN is one of the most watched programs in the country. It carries live streams of ESPN, ESPN 2, ESPN 3, ESPNU, ESPNews and ESPN Deportes. The World Cup will be broadcasted through these channels during and throughout the season. All you need to do is tune into the ESPN of any channel of your liking from an application on your smart phone. Android users, Windows 8 and iOS are three operating systems that will enable you to watch ESPN through streaming. However the list doesn’t stop there. The Xbox One, Apple TV, Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV are also able to connect you to your favorite match through live streaming.

Over the Air

This mechanism is an alternative for those who are not users of smart phone or prefer watching from your own home television. All you need is an antenna. This way, you can watch your most wanted programs from home. If this is not available, look up services like Aereo. Aereo offers exclusive opportunities to tune into programs under a limited duration. They offer trials at no cost and also live streaming from your mobile device. Watching foot ball matches has never been this exciting.


If where you watch these shows is not your biggest concern, you can always watch the game online. However there is a very technical matter to this as you will face the matter of legality. Accessing games through legal streaming is not as easy as it seems. If you don’t mind watching low quality matches, look up unauthorized streams and tune in from here. This may be less pleasant than watching from TV, but it is always better than not being able to watch at all. If you want to go a bit further, you can always look into stream lines of BBC or ITV. Both broadcast online and from TV. The only challenge to this is that they will only be open for UK IP addresses. If you are looking for legal-only mechanisms, the Spanish Univision Deportes App will air the first 56 games for free. Tune into this if you don’t mind making the best of your limited Spanish!

Sling Box

Last but not least, you are able to make use of Sling Box. Investing in a Sling Box may not exactly be cheap. However, this will enable you to access your favorite games with ease and zero hassle. Its retail price is $180.00 but it saves you from the stress of having to fiddle with your IP address and connecting to servers abroad. A slightly more expensive model, the Sling Box 500, is available at $299.00 and carries the following distinctive features of: a built-in Wi-Fi, HDMI compatible, TV interface, on-demand movies are also available, international sports streaming and also a set-up that is on-screen.

Now that you have the options in your hands, prepare for the 12th of June from today to ensure that you get the best streaming experience. As the event only happens every several years, your preparation will be absolutely worth your effort and time.

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