With the World Cup opening ceremonies starting tonight, and the games kicking off tomorrow, we decided to put together this guide for watching the games on your cell phone so you’ll never miss a minute of the action. Check out your carrier below to find out what options you have for watching the games.
V Cast Video ($10 a month)
With V Cast Video, any Verizon customer can watch all 64 games live in Spanish on Univison. If you desperately require your audio in English, you can catch a smaller selection of games on ESPN.
V Cast Mobile TV ($13-$15 a month)
For owners of the Motorola Krave and HTC Imagio, V Cast Mobile TV will show 56 live games. The V Cast Mobile options include a $13 limited package consisting of only Fox Mobile, NBC 2 Go, MSNBC, CBS Mobile, and a $15 basic package including CBS Mobile, Fox Mobile, NBC 2 Go, MSNBC, Comedy Central, ESPN Mobile, MTV, Nickelodeon, CNBC, Fox News, MTV tr3s – VZW Only, ESPN Radio – VZW Only.
MobiTV ($9.99 a month)
Apple iPhone users can download the free MobiTV app and then pay $10 to upgrade to the “full experience,” which includes ESPN Mobile TV. With this, you’ll get live streaming of all 64 matches in English. MobiTV is also available to hundreds of other phones across multiple networks to find out if your phone is supported text GETTV to 43888.
ESPN 2010 FIFA World Cup ($7.99)
If you don’t need live video, then you might want to check out this app. Apple iPhone users can download the free app and then make an in-app purchase of $7.99 to unlock its exclusive features, which include live ESPN radio streams, in-game video highlights, and video recaps for every match.
AT&T Mobile TV ($10 a month)
For users of the Samsung Mythic and LG Arena, AT&T Mobile TV offers access to ESPN Mobile TV, but it’s only available in selected areas so make sure you check if its availability in your city before you buy.
The EVO 4G, along with the majority of Sprint’s current phone lineup, can get access to 56 live World Cup matches with ESPN Mobile TV. For users who don’t have the required data package you can upgrade for $15 with an add-on data pack.
MobiTV ($9.99 a month)
If you have the HTC HD2 you’re in luck as you can purchase MobiTV and watch 56 live games. T-Mobile customers with other devices are not as lucky as MobiTV is exclusive to the HD2 on T-Mobile.
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