Any way to watch the World Cup in US without buying cable?

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  1. aaronchow macrumors regular

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    Just curious, is there any way to watch the World Cup in the US without subscribing to Comcast? I don't watch live TV that often, and ESPN doesn't want to directly take my money. So, for people like me who are not using AT&T UVerse or Comcast, does that mean I can't watch the World Cup?
     
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    Can you learn Spanish by next month? :D

    Univision will show most of them.
     
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    Visit your nearest Chilis right about game time.
     
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    I won't be too high and mighty to give you a real answer: Twitter is a great resource to find game streams.

    One site that is going to have I'm sure every game is feed2all.eu. I use it for all major US Sports from NCAA basketball/football to the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, out of market NFL games, and MLB action. Ad and pop up blockers are a must, though. Also some feeds contain unavoidable pop ups or bogus ads saying to install missing codecs that you'll have to ignore, so be smart about it. I usually skip those and go to an alternate stream (any decent game has multiple options. A non-marquee mid-day game might only have one option though). Used it for years without issue.
     
  7. alent1234 macrumors 603

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    A lot of these also have a risk of viruses and spyware on your computer

    Just get a cheapo cable package for a month and cancel
     
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    day.to is good especially with adblock installed
     
  9. TechiEmmanuel macrumors member

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    Any way to watch the World Cup in US without buying cable?

    We have Comcast Blast! Internet (105Mb/s), and it gives us access to ESPN3. We were able to watch most of Euro 2012 through ESPN3 on our Apple TV, mobiles, and computers, so depending on your Internet package, you may be in luck.
     
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    It's not completely free, but Lowe's is having a sale this week.
     
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    how much does that cost/location? In Boston Blast is only 50mbps :( and like 80 bucks if you don't have the bundle.

    rojadirecta.me will show the games on stream the quality not so great tho.
     
  13. TechiEmmanuel macrumors member

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    We're on a 12mo "loyalty" promotion at $45 a month. We're in Alexandria, VA, just outside DC. Verizon also has 50/25 for about $50, if you have FiOS in your neighbourhood.
     
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    is this supposed to be some attempt at being facetious about soccer being boring?
    SMH
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  16. NukeIT macrumors regular

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    I would imagine the BBC plans on showing games, so you could use BBC iPlayer, just have to use one of the DNS services to allow access
     
  17. rhett7660 macrumors G4

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    A bar! :D

    I know I will be watching the WC at a few of them!
     
  18. jlsm511 macrumors 6502

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    Find some bars in town that cater to soccer fans (I know two in Miami that are specifically advertising showing all the WC Games). I'm sure you can find one. Other then that its up to less the reliable means.
     

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