Football: Sign up for World Cup TV package at $88 before April 17

The FIFA World Cup trophy is seen during the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour on March 9, 2014, outside the Hotel de Ville in Paris. Football fans here can start signing up for their Fifa World Cup 2014 viewing packages after SingTel launched the sales on
The FIFA World Cup trophy is seen during the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour on March 9, 2014, outside the Hotel de Ville in Paris. Football fans here can start signing up for their Fifa World Cup 2014 viewing packages after SingTel launched the sales on Friday, April 4, 2014. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP

Football fans here can start signing up for their Fifa World Cup 2014 viewing packages after SingTel launched the sales on Friday.

The local telco will be offering subscribers a discounted price of $88 ($94.16 after GST) if they sign up for the package before April 17. The regular price of $105 ($112.35 after GST) will come into effect after that.

Customers - including SingTel mio TV subscribers on existing contracts - who sign up for Gold Packs or mio Stadium plus Packs (on 24-month contracts) from today will automatically receive the World Cup channels for free.

The tournament starts on June 12, with host nation Brazil going up against Group A opponents Croatia in the opening game.