How To Watch IPL in UAE
How To Watch IPL in UAE

How to Watch IPL in UAE: beIN Sports have TV rights for live coverage of IPL 2021 in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Countries including the UAE. beIN Sports is a global network of sports channels owned and operated by the Qatari media group beIN.

Here are the list of countries where beIN provide its services– Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, and Yemen.

How to Watch IPL in UAE

Watch IPL in UAE as Star Sports – The official broadcasters of IPL hand over the rights of broadcasting the IPL to beIN Sports network in UAE till 2022.

beIN Sports

beIN Connect, also known as beIN Sports Connect, is a subsidiary over-the-top content (OTT) service started in 2014.

In 2017, cricket debuted on the channel. BeIN Sports has acquired the Cricket Australia and England and Wales Cricket Board rights for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and broadcast the 2017–18 Ashes series and 2017–18 Big Bash League season.

BeIN Sports also acquired the Indian Premier League (IPL) rights in April 2018 for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in a five-year deal with Star India up to 2022. 

beIN Package Details

There are three ways to subscribe to beIN SPORTS – a monthly plan, a yearly plan or through another streaming service that offers beIN Sports. If you choose to use another platform, the cost will depend on the individual subscriptions or bundles available.

If you choose to subscribe to beIN SPORTS CONNECT, a monthly plan will set you back $19.99 a month, with the yearly plan costing $179.99.

Both the monthly and yearly plans also come with a two-week free trial, by which you can try the service before you buy. Just be sure to cancel after your free trial though, or you’ll be automatically rolled onto a recurring plan.

beIN Supported Devices

It allows users to watch live and on-demand video content from a Mac, Windows PC, mobile phone, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 or PlayStation 4 via a broadband or Wi-Fi internet connection. On-demand content comprises sports highlights, movies, and TV shows.

How to Watch IPL in UAE Online 

How to Watch IPL in UAE Online – beIN also expands its service by joining hands with FuboTV, SlingTV, and YipTV which all offer beIN SPORTS. These services just like many other online streaming and TV broadcasting services is restricting its access in the United Arab Emirates and across the globe due to copyright licensing issues.

There are a few methods of how you can unblock Sling outside the US. Here are the best three options for how you can stream Sling TV in the United Arab Emirates:

  • Smart DNS
  • Virtual Private Network
  • Browser Extension

Check out the subscription details below:

Sling TV

Sling TV, which is owned by Dish Networks, is perhaps the best and current leader in a la carte live TV streaming. Sling TV has two options: Sling Orange and Sling Blue. For those who want the best of what beIN SPORTS has to offer, Sling Blue is what you’re looking for.

Sling TV Package Details

PackagePriceBenefits
Sling Orange(Limited time offer)
$35.00/ month
30+ channels
ESPN
Try 3 days free
1 simultaneous stream.
Sling Blue(Limited time offer)
$35.00/ month
45+ channels
Fox, NBC, CNN, MSNBC
Try 3 days free
3 simultaneous streams
Sling Orange + Blue(Limited time offer)
$50.00/ month
50+ channels
ESPN
Try 3 days free
4* simultaneous streams

* You get 1 stream for Sling Orange channels and up to 3 simultaneous streams for Sling Blue channels.

Sling TV Supported Devices

Sling TV works with a large number of devices. You can use almost any device that uses apps, including a Roku or Amazon Fire TV.

The full list of devices includes:

  • TV streaming media players: Apple TV (4th gen and up), Amazon Fire TV (all versions), Chromecast, Roku (LT and up), AirTV.
  • Smart TVs: LG TV (Web OS 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0, as well as select 2016-2018 models), Samsung TV (2016 through 2018 models), Android TV (4.4 and up), Roku TV, Mi TV.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android (4.4 and up),  iOS (11 and up), Amazon Fire (tablets)
  • Game consoles: Xbox One
  • Desktop browsers: Chrome on Mac and Windows recommended

Sling TV Simultaneous Streams

Sling Blue provides 3 device streams at a time, compared with just 1 stream through Sling Orange.

This is good news if you plan to get Sling TV just for beIN sports, but even if you combine the two packages together with Sling Orange+Blue, the Sling Orange channels still only allow 1 stream at a time.

FuboTV

FuboTV is a well-established internet TV service that’s excellent competition for Sling TV. And if you’re a sports fan, and in particular, a beIN SPORTS fan, this is a service for you.

fuboTV
fuboTV

FuboTV Package Details

FuboTV offers up over 100 channels in the fubo Starter package, and all of its packages include beIN SPORTS. To get beIN SPORTS, all you need is the basic “Fubo” package, which costs $64.99 per month.

PackagePriceBenefits
Family (7-day free trial)
$64.99/ month
114 channels
3 simultaneous streams
500 hours of DVR space
ESPN
Family Plan with Showtime(7-day free trial)
$74.99/ month
114 channels
2 simultaneous streams
500 hours of DVR space
ESPN
SHOWTIME included
Ultra(7-day free trial)
$84.99/ month
196 channels
3 simultaneous streams
500 hours of DVR space
ESPN
SHOWTIME included
Sports Plus add-on

*Note that in order to see the Family, Entertainment, and Ultra plans, you need to first press “Start Free Trial.” After you create an account, you’ll see all of these plans.

FuboTV Supported Devices

fuboTV is also available on most devices, including Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and Chromecast.

The full list of apps includes:

  • TV streaming media players: Apple TV (4th gen and up), Amazon Fire TV and TV Stick (1st gen and up), Chromecast and Roku (2, 3, and 4)
  • Smart TVs: Android TV (4.4 and up)
  • Game consoles: None
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS
  • Desktop browsers: Most Mac and PC browsers

FuboTV Simultaneous Streams

If you sign up for fubo Starter, the service offers 3 streams per account. You can get up to 10 streams with the $9.99/month Unlimited Screens add-on. This is included for free in higher-tier packages.

Is Hotstar available in UAE?

Hotstar is not currently available for streaming in the UAE.

Also read: IPL Live Streaming 2021 – TV Channels, Online Apps Full List