2026 World Cup | TV Rights Holders

World Cup 2026 TV rights
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A significant part of the broadcast rights for the final tournament matches in the United States, Canada and Mexico were already issued in 2015. Fox, Telemundo and Bell Media in the United States already had FIFA rights, which have now been extended until the 2026 World Cup. In Canada, the media companies CTV, The Sporting Network (TSN) and RDS are authorized to broadcast the 80 matches to be played at the World Cup in North America.

Major stations in the United States that also include a focus on football are:

  • The Walt Disney Company (including ABC Television Network and ESPN Inc.)
  • Fox Broadcast Television (including cable channels FS1, FS2, and Fox Deportes)
  • NBC Universal (including the NBC Universal Television network, NBC Universal Sports cable channel, the Spanish-language channel Telemundo and cable channel Universo)
  • Univision Communications Inc. (including the Spanish-language Univision, UniMas television networks and cable channel Univision Deportes)
  • GolTV

Major stations/networks in Mexico that also include a focus on football are:

  • Televisa
  • TV Azteca
  • Imagen Television
  • Fox Sports Latin America
  • ESPN

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