By 15 January 2019 | Categories: news


Here’s a very interesting proposition for football fans, especially if you’ve been kicking against DStv pricing. Vodacom, through its entertainment-streaming platform Video Play, has secured the rights to live-stream the 2018-19 FA Cup. If you are on the Vodacom network you can register for Video Play and binge on the next five rounds of English football from January until the final on 18 May 2019.

Okay, it’s not quite being able to stream the full Premier League, but with the fourth round starting on 26 January, it does mean that you can watch the upcoming games on your phone.

Cost you ask? Vodacom notes that customers will have access to live, delayed-live or catchup from as little as R35 a game from any device of their choice. Full season tournament passes are also available for those who want to watch more than just one game, costing R249.

“We decided to put the FA Cup in our customers’ pockets, to allow them to watch their favourite teams, live in their own way. This is a first for South Africa where football fans can pay for the games that they want to watch from as little as R35 a match.” says Zunaid Mahomed, Group Digital and Fixed Services Officer.

To sign up for Video Play, and catch all he FA Cup action, go to or to download Video Play, visit the Google Play Store (Android) or Apple App Store (iOS).


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