Livestream, how to watch FIBA World Cup 2023

MANILA, Philippines – The 19th edition of FIBA's flagship event, the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, is happening this Friday, August 25 until September 10. It will take place across three host countries - Philippines, Japan and Indonesia. Check out here how to watch the games on livestream, TV or in-person.

Livestream, how to watch FIBA World Cup 2023
Gilas Pilipinas is hoping to deliver on home soil when the FIBA World Cup 2023 gets underway this Friday, August 25.

Basketball fans around the world can witness the most prestigious event that the Philippines will host since the 1978 FIBA World Championship. All livestreaming platforms and broadcast partners are ready to deliver the action in the biennial meet.

The Philippine national basketball team Gilas Pilipinas is on a mission to showcase their basketball prowess against the top teams from around the world. In the preliminaries, the squad will face Dominican Republic, Italy and Angola. The Philippines need to win at least 2 games to qualify to the next round.

READ: Resurgent Gilas Pilipinas roars into FIBA World Cup 2023 on home turf

Check out the full schedule of World Cup matches here.

full schedule of FIBA World Cup

full schedule of FIBA World Cup

Here are your options on how you can watch FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023:

1. Catch the games live in-person

The highly anticipated Philippine leg of the event will be held at the Araneta Coliseum and the MOA Arena, with the opening games to be held at the Philippine Arena.

Purchase tickets for Gilas' tournament opener at the Philippine Arena and the rest of their preliminary matches at the Big Dome via on-site Ticketnet outlets, Ticketnet Box Office or online at

For MOA Arena games, purchase your tickets via SM Cinemas' ticket outlets and official site at

2. Watch FIBA games on TV

Cignal TV is the official Philippine broadcaster of the FIBA World Cup 2023.

  • Free TV: Games will be aired on TV5, One Sports and on PTV
  • Cable TV: Catch the games live on One Sports+ and PBA Rush
  • Pay-per-view: It is available on Cignal Channels 199 SD & 299 HD, and 198 SD & 298 HD. SatLite subscribers will have access to Channels 198 & 199. View PPV details here.

3. Watch games via livestreaming on apps or online

Pilipinas Live - The streaming platform will broadcast all 92 games, from the opening live at the Philippine Arena, then at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, the Okinawa Arena in Japan, the Indonesia Arena in Jakarta, and up to the gold medal game at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Pilipinas Live provides a comprehensive viewing experience, featuring Multi-Cam Viewing for basketball enthusiasts to witness every action from various angles, and Fan Stream Viewing that provides a distinctive perspective on the game’s action, empowering fans to express their own opinions instead of solely relying on traditional game commentators.

Download the app from Google Play or the App Store. Subscribe for a special introductory price of Php 99/month.

Smart LiveStream - Stream the games live for FREE for Smart subscribers. Download the app from Google Play or the App Store. Upon registration, users will promptly receive an OTP code via SMS, which can be used to start enjoying the features of Smart LiveStream App on their smartphones.

Read moreSmart offers FREE livestream of all FIBA World Cup 2023 games

Courtside 1891 - This FIBA's streaming partner offers both live and on-demand options to watch all World Cup matches. Check out subscription bundles and packages.

YouTube - highlights of the FIBA games are expected to be available via YouTube channels of FIBA and One Sports.

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