Sports 18 HD & SD: How to Add the Channel, Numbers and Price on Airtel DTH, Tata Play, Dish TV, Sun Direct

Here are the simple steps to add Sports 18 to your DTH provider, along with the channel number and price.

Sports 18

The World Cup 2022 is currently going on and Sports 18 TV which is Viacom18’s newly launched sports-centric channel has been trending since it was announced that it had bagged the rights to FIFA World Cup 2022. If you want to watch the 2022 Football World Cup, subscribe to Sports 18 1 or Sports 18 1 HD TV channel. The channel is currently available in English and Hindi languages, but the company has plans to launch it in other Indian languages as well.

The contents of Sports 18 is also available on Viacom 18’s OTT platform called Voot, but the exception is the World Cup which is available on Jio Cinema on the internet. The FIFA World Cup 2022 is quite the event it has bagged as a new channel which will definitely ensure there is a spike in the viewership of the channel.

Sports 18 is available on all DTH platforms and cable TV operators. DTH operators offer Sports 18 1 and Sports 18 1 HD channels in different local channel numbers (LCNs). Let us talk about it and all the LCNs different DTHs for Sports 18 1 and Sports 18 1 HD TV channels.

Also Read: FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Streaming Free & Telecast: How to Watch Online and TV, Full Schedule, Groups, Teams, Squads, More

Sports 18 HD & SD channels list and price

Here is the complete list of channel numbers, along with the price on different DTH operators and Jio TV.

Tata Play

Tata Play carries both Sports 18 1 and Sports 18 1 HD, and the prices are slightly higher than others.

Channel No. Channel Name Price
488 Sports 18 1 Rs 14.16
487 Sports 18 1 HD Rs 14.16

Airtel DTH

Airtel DTH carries both Sports 18 1 and Sports 18 1 HD; here are the channel names and prices.

Channel No. Channel Name Price
293 Sports 18 1 Rs 8
294 Sports 18 1 HD Rs 8

Sun Direct

Sun Direct carries both Sports 18 1 and Sports 18 1 HD, and here are the channel numbers and prices for both.

Channel No. Channel Name Price
505 Sports 18 1 Rs 8
983 Sports 18 1 HD Rs 8

Dish TV

Dish TV has Sports 18 1 and Sports 18 1 HD, and here are the channel numbers and prices.

Channel No. Channel Name Price
644 Sports 18 1 Rs 8
643 Sports 18 1 HD Rs 8

D2H

D2H only carries Sports 18 1 HD right now; it is yet to announce the availability of the Sports 18 1 channel officially.

Channel No. Channel Name Price
Sports 18 1 Rs 8
666 Sports 18 1 HD Rs 8

JioTV+

JioTV+ is the app on Jio’s set-top box for its IPTV service. It works like a DTH but with the internet. Here is the channel number and availability for JioTV+.

Channel No. Channel Name Price
262 Sports 18 1 Included with the JioFiber plan
261 Sports 18 1 HD Included with the JioFiber plan

DD Free Dish

DD Free Dish is a free-to-air DTH service operated by the Indian government. DD Free Dish doesn’t charge any money to its subscribers; it only asks for a one-time installation charge. DD Free Dish carries the free Sports 18 Khel channel, the Hindi version of Sports 18. It is available only in DD Free Dish now.

Channel No. Channel Name Price
25 Sports 18 Khel Free (included with installation)

 

Also Read: FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Telecast on Sports 18: Which TV Channels, Numbers, Price, More

How to add or subscribe to Sports 18 HD & SD channels

Most of the DTH providers allow adding TV channels via SMS or through missed calls. Some of them also let you add channels via their dedicated app. Let us talk about how we can add Sports 18 1 and Sports 18 1 HD easily.

On Tata Play

Tata Play

On Tata Play, there are various ways to add Sports 18 1 and Sports 18 1 HD TV channels.

Via SMS:

To add a channel, send ADD <channel number> to 56633 from the registered phone number.

Via Phone:

To add a channel via phone, you can call 1800-208-6633 from your registered phone number and ask the customer support executive to add the channel number.

On Airtel Digital TV

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You can choose different methods to add Sports 18 1 and Sports 18 1 HD channels on Airtel Digital TV:

Via SMS:

To add Sports 18 channels to your Airtel DTH subscription via SMS, send ADD to 54325. You’ll receive an SMS asking you about the channel number. Reply with the Sports 18 1 or Sports 18 1 HD channel number. Please make sure you keep the DTH set top box turned on.

Via Phone:

You can add any TV channel to your Airtel DTH connection by giving a missed call to 9154052XXX. The last three Xs represent the channel number. You have to replace the X with the channel numbers of Sports 18 channels.

Via App:

You can add or remove channels via your Airtel Thanks app.

  1. In the app, open the ‘Services’ tab.
  2. Open the ‘DTH’ section.
  3. You’ll see the ‘Add channel’ option.
  4. Select the ‘A-la-carte’ option to add a single channel.
  5. Find Sports 18 1 or Sports 18 1 HD from the list to add to your subscription.

Also Read: FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Streaming Apps: Best Apps to Watch Live Stream Free on Mobile in India

Sun Direct

Sun Direct Logo

Sun Direct lets you add TV channels via missed calls and a website. Let us look at the methods:

Via Phone:

Call 1800-123-7575 or 1800-103-7575 from your registered phone number. You’ll be connected to a customer support executive, to whom you can give the channel number to add.

Via Missed Call:

If you want to add Sports 18 channels to your Sun Direct connection, just give a missed call to 7601012345. You’ll get a call back from customer support asking you about the channel number you want to add to your subscription.

Via Website:

To add the channel via the website, visit sundirect.in. Login to your account, and under ‘My Account, navigate to the subscription pack. You’ll be able to select the channel you want to add to your subscription.

Dish TV

Dish TV logo

Dish TV gives you different options to add TV channels, such as SMS, missed call, website and app.

Via SMS:

To add Sports 18 channels to your Dish TV subscription, send DISHTV GET <channel number> to 57575.

Via Missed Call:

From your registered phone number, give a missed call to 1800-568-XXXX. If the channel number is a three-digit one, precede it with a 0.

Via Website:

  1. Visit DishTV’s official website and log in to your account.
  2. Under the ‘Packs and Channels’ section, choose ‘Add-On Pack’.
  3. You can choose the channels you want to add here.

Via MyDish App:

  1. Install the MyDish app and sign in to your account.
  2. Select the ‘Edit Pack’ option.
  3. Select the ‘Add-Ons’ option, and select the ‘Channel’ option to get a single channel.
  4. Pick the channel you want to add using the ‘Add’ option. Select the channel and click on the ‘Submit’ button.

D2H

D2H logo

Videocon D2H allows you to add channels using various methods such as Phone, SMS, missed call, website and mobile app/

Via Phone:

Call 9115691156 to connect to the Videocon D2H customer support. When the customer support executive answers, give the channel number you want to add to your subscription.

Via Missed Call:

Give a missed call to 1800-3150-222 from your registered phone number. Wait for the support to give you a callback. When asked, give the channel number you want to add to your subscription to the customer support executive.

Via SMS:

To add Sports 18 channels to your account, send ADD <channel number> and send it to 566777 or 9212012299.

Via Website:

  1. Visit the official website of D2H, d2h.com. Sign in to your account.
  2. Select the ‘Channels’ option.
  3. Select the ‘A-la-Carte Channels’ option.
  4. Add Sports 18 channels from the list.

Via App:

  1. Open the d2h Infinity app. Sign in to your account.
  2. Select the ‘A-la-Carte’ option from the ‘Channels’ option.
  3. Add Sports 18 channels from here.

FAQs

How to watch Sports 18 on the phone?

You can now stream the Sports 18 channel on your phone using the Tata Play app. The Tata Play app is available for Tata Play subscribers for free.

Does the Voot app carry Sports 18 channel?

The Voot app does not have live streaming on Sports 18 channel, even though it carries all other Viacom18 channels.

How to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 on a phone/laptop?

If you want to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 online, just use the JioCinema app or website. FIFA World Cup 2022 is streamed for free there.

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Abhijith writes about smartphones, wearables, audio and more at MySmartPrice. He is based out of Kerala. He has been writing about Tech since 2013, on his own blog. He also used to host a YouTube channel about phones. Other than Tech, he is into Formula 1, Wrestling, various TV shows and buying Kindle books that he barely reads.