Football fans applaud no-hike move for World Cup subscription

Zabivaka, the official World Cup mascot, on display in Moscow. Singtel, StarHub and Mediacorp have collaborated for the first time to deliver TV packages for local fans.
Zabivaka, the official World Cup mascot, on display in Moscow. Singtel, StarHub and Mediacorp have collaborated for the first time to deliver TV packages for local fans.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Subscription prices for Russia World Cup packages remain the same as in 2014

Preschool teacher Glenda Koh was braced for a price hike in the World Cup subscription packages offered by the broadcasters for the 2018 Finals in Russia from June 14-July 15.

So it took her by surprise when she learnt that the cost of watching this year's showpiece would remain the same as the World Cup in Brazil four years ago.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 25, 2018, with the headline 'Fans applaud no-hike move'. Print Edition | Subscribe