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Watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup LIVE on your smartphone for free

Free Live stream World Cup RTM

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is happening right now in Russia. While Astro has the full rights to broadcast all 64 matches on pay TV, you can watch it for free on RTM channels. If you’re not near a TV, you can also watch the World Cup live on your smartphone without any paid subscription.

Apart from terrestrial broadcast, RTM is also streaming the World Cup live on its mobile app. You can download RTM Mobile app on the AppStore and Google Play Store.

The stream quality is not bad and it can go up to HD 720p resolution. There’s no registration required and you can tune in to TV1 or TV2 immediately to start watching.

Alternatively, you can watch the match on your home TV. If you have a Google Chromecast or Android TV box, here’s how you can cast the World Cup for free.

RTM will broadcast 41 out of 64 matches for free. 28 matches will be shown live while 13 matches will be delayed. The 2018 World Cup broadcast on RTM is sponsored by Maxis and AirAsia. Maxis is the platinum sponsor with a contribution of RM18 million while AirAsia is the Gold sponsor with RM12 million in sponsorship. Take note that Unifi TV subscribers will not be able to watch the World Cup matches via their set-top boxes due to broadcast rights.

If you’re a Maxis or Hotlink subscriber, you can watch all 64 World Cup matches on Astro GO for only RM1 per match. You’ll need to purchase the RM1 pass from the MyMaxis or Hotlink RED app and it comes with free streaming data. Just take note that you must purchase the pass at least 3 hours before the match begins.

Even if you’re not an Astro customer, you can also watch 29 live and 12 delayed matches on the Astro Go app for free via the Astro Arena Channel. The app is available on the App Store and Google Play.

Below is the World Cup schedule for Group Stages from Star2.

Group Stages (Malaysian Time)

June 14
Russia vs Saudi Arabia – 11pm – TV2 & Astro

June 15
Egypt vs Uruguay – 8pm – TV2 & Astro
Morocco vs Iran – 11pm – Astro

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

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

UPDATE: Below is the schedule for the remaining World Cup matches from Star2.

Round of 16

June 30
France vs Argentina – 10pm – TV1 (delayed, 10.30pm) & Astro
Uruguay vs Portugal – 2am – TV1 (delayed, 2.30am) & Astro

July 1
Spain vs Russia – 10pm – TV1 & Astro
Croatia vs Denmark – 2am – TV1 & Astro

July 2
Brazil vs Mexico – 10pm – TV1 & Astro
Winner of Group G vs Runner-up of Group H – 2am – TV1 (delayed, 2.30am) & Astro

July 3
Sweden vs Switzerland – 10pm – Astro
Winner of Group H vs Runner-up of Group G – 2am – TV1 & Astro

Quarter finals

July 6
Winner Match 49 vs Winner Match 50 – 10pm – TV1 & Astro
Winner Match 53 vs Winner Match 54 – 2am – TV1 (delayed, 2.30am) & Astro

July 7
Winner Match 55 vs Winner Match 56 – 10pm – TV2 & Astro
Winner Match 51 vs Winner Match 52 – 2am – TV1 & Astro

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Alexander Wong