You can watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup for free on RTM Mobile app, too

2018 FIFA World Cup RTM Mobile

Footie fans who have an Astro subscription? Good for you. You’re all set. Those without can turn to Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM), who’s airing 41 out of a total of 64 matches, for free. But here’s something you probably didn’t know. You can catch up on all the free RTM matches on its mobile app, too. You’re welcome.

The RTM Mobile app is available as a free download for iOS and Android. Through the app you’ll have access to all of RTM’s content assets including live TV and radio streaming.

As you know, through the new government’s initiative, RTM has purchased Free-to-Air (FTA) rights to broadcast 41 out of 64 2018 FIFA World Cup matches. A total of 27 matches will be aired live while the rest will be delayed telecasts.

Maxis has come out as the lead broadcast sponsor, alongside AirAsia.

Here’s all you need to do. Head over to Google Play or the App Store and download the free RTM Mobile app. Once download is complete, fire up the app and click on TV2.

You’ll have an option to stream in up to HD 720p resolution.

That’s it, enjoy!

2018 FIFA World Cup RTM Mobile

As we speak, host nation Russia is on the pitch against Saudi Arabia, in the first match of the tournament on 14 June.

Here’s a full schedule of matches aired on both RTM and Astro (delayed telecasts are as indicated):

Group Stages (in Malaysian time)

June 14

Russia vs Saudi Arabia – 11pm – TV2 & Astro

June 15

Egypt vs Uruguay – 8pm – TV2 & Astro
Morocco vs Iran – 11pm – Astro

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June 16

Portugal vs Spain – 2am – TV1 & Astro
France vs Australia – 6pm – TV2 & Astro
Argentina vs Iceland – 9pm – Astro
Peru vs Denmark – midnight – TV2 (delayed, 12.30am) & Astro

June 17

Croatia vs Nigeria – 3am – TV1 & Astro
Costa Rica vs Serbia – 8pm – TV2 & Astro
Germany vs Mexico – 11pm – Astro

June 18

Brazil vs Switzerland – 2am – Astro
Sweden vs South Korea – 8pm – Astro
Belgium vs Panama – 11pm – TV1 (delayed, 11.30pm) & Astro

June 19

Tunisia vs England – 2am – Astro
Colombia vs Japan – 8pm – TV2 & Astro
Poland vs Senegal – 11pm – Astro

June 20

Russia vs Egypt – 2am – TV1 & Astro
Portugal vs Morocco – 8pm – Astro
Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia – 11pm – Astro

June 21

Iran vs Spain – 2am – TV1 & Astro
Denmark vs Australia – 8pm – TV2 & Astro
France vs Peru – 11pm – Astro

June 22

Argentina vs Croatia – 2am – TV1 (delayed, 2.30am) & Astro
Brazil vs Costa Rica – 8pm – TV1 (delayed, 8.30pm) & Astro
Nigeria vs Iceland – 11pm – Astro

June 23

Serbia vs Switzerland – 2am – Astro
Belgium vs Tunisia – 8pm – TV2 & Astro
South Korea vs Mexico – 11pm – TV1 & Astro

June 24

Germany vs Sweden – 2am – TV1 (delayed, 2.30am) & Astro
England vs Panama – 8pm – Astro
Japan vs Senegal – 11pm – TV1 & Astro

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June 25

Poland vs Colombia – 2am – TV1 (delayed, 2.30am) & Astro
Uruguay vs Russia – 10pm – Astro
Saudi Arabia vs Egypt – 10pm – TV1 (delayed, 10.30pm) & Astro
Spain vs Morocco – 2am – TV1 (delayed, 2.30am) & Astro

June 26

Iran vs Portugal – 2am – Astro
Denmark vs France – 10pm – Astro
Australia vs Peru – 10pm – Astro

June 27

Nigeria vs Argentina – 2am – TV1 & Astro
Iceland vs Croatia – 2am – Astro
South Korea vs Germany – 10pm – TV1 & Astro
Mexico vs Sweden – 10pm – Astro

June 28

Serbia vs Brazil – 2am – TV1 & Astro
Switzerland vs Costa Rica – 2am – Astro
Japan vs Poland – 10pm – Astro
Senegal vs Colombia – 10pm – Astro

June 29

England vs Belgium – 2am – TV1 & Astro
Panama vs Tunisia – 2am – Astro

Schedule source: https://www.star2.com/entertainment/2018/06/14/where-to-watch-world-cup-2018/

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