In a historic first, the FIBA Basketball World Cup is being hosted this year by multiple nations including the Philippines as the main hub. With basketball by far and away the most popular sport in the country, this is one event that Filipino fans don’t want to miss. Luckily, there are plenty of options to watch the tournament online.

Smart Livestream App

Smart announced that all network subscribers will get to enjoy free access to all 92 games of the FIBA Basketball World Cup. All subscribers need to do is download the Smart Livestream App on the Google Play Store or Apple App Store and stay connected to the Smart mobile network or PLDT Wi-Fi while using the app.

Gilas Power 399

As a FIBA global partner, Smart is also offering subscribers Gilas Power 399, a prepaid promo that comes with 18GB access to all sites for 30 days, 1GB access to all sites per day, and another 1GB daily access to the FIBA World Cup Games via the Smart Livestream App. You can subscribe to the promo via the GigaLfie App and through Maya.


Pilipinas Live

The one-stop shop app for local sporting events is offering an ad-free viewing experience of the basketball tournament when you avail of the app’s special introductory offer for only Php99. Games can be watched live and on-demand on a multi-cam viewing setup, and there’s pre- and post-game coverage to boot. The app is available on Google Play and Apple App Store.

Courtside 1891

Digital platform Courtside 1891 will let you watch the games live and on-demand when you sign up for their Max Event Pass. This paid subscription also comes with full game replays and lets you stream across devices.

Cignal Play

Satellite TV provider Cignal lets you stream the games live via their online streaming service Cignal Play.

Other options

Slow internet? That shouldn’t stop you. You can watch the FIBA Basketball World Cup on free television, such as on TV5 and One Sports. Avoid commercial interruption by getting Cignal’s pay-per-view subscription.

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