Sports 18: How to add or subscribe, channel list, numbers on Airtel DTH, Tata Play, Dish TV and more |


Sports 18 is Viacom18’s newly launched sports-centric channel and official live broadcast partner of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, ATP & BWF events in NBA, LaLiga, Ligue 1, Serie A, Abu Dhabi T10, and other sporting events. India. The channel is currently available in English and Hindi, but the company is planning to roll it out Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam languages Also. Users can also find the channels content on Viacom18’s digital streaming platform Voot. In this guide, we will tell you how to add or subscribe to Sports 18 channel on Airtel Dish TV, Tata Play (Tata Sky) and Dish TV, among other things including the channel price and number.

How to Add Sports 18 Channels on Airtel DTH, Tata Play and Sun Direct

Most DTH operators allow adding channels via SMS or giving a missed call from a registered mobile number. Additionally, if the operator has a separate app to manage the user account, it can also be used for adding or removing channels. Here’s how to add 18 sports channels to your set-top box.

On Airtel DTH

To activate Sports 18 channels on your Airtel DTH, follow these steps:

  • To add and activate Sports 18 channel via SMS, send ADD to 54325. You will get a message asking you to enter the channel number you want to add to your Airtel DTH. Note down Sports 1 channel number on Airtel DTH and send it across. Make sure to rotate your TV and set-up box while sending SMS
  • If you want to add a channel by giving a missed call, that can also be done. From your registered mobile number, dial 9154052### Here the last ‘###’ represents the channel number you want to add. After some time, you may receive an SMS confirmation.
  • Furthermore, Airtel SIM subscribers can edit their channel list right through the ‘Airtel Thanks’ app.

Tata Play (formerly Tata Sky)

There are few methods by which you can add Sports 18 channel to your Tata Play DTH connection. These include sending an SMS or calling customer care. Detailed procedure can be found below.

Tata Play Plans
  • To activate a channel via SMS on Tata Play, send <ఛానల్ నంబర్>Add to 56633 From your registered mobile number. The list of sports 18 channels can be found in the table below.
  • Tata Play users can also add Sports 18 channel to their subscription by calling customer care. To do so, dial 1800-208-6633 Ask the executive at the other end to add specific channels from your registered number and to your monthly pack.

In Sun Direct

Following is the process to add Sports 18 to Sun Direct DTH.

  • Sun Direct users who prefer to add 18 sports channels to their monthly pack can give a missed call 1800-123-7575 Or 1800-103-7575 from their registered mobile number. After the call is connected, users can ask the representative to add channels of their choice.
  • Channels can also be added by visiting the Sun Direct official and logging in Website. To do so click on ‘My Account’ in the top right corner and login with your credentials like mobile number or customer ID. Once you are logged into your account, go to the ‘Subscription Pack’ page to add the required Sports 18 channels.

Sports 18 channels list and price on Airtel DTH, Tata Play and Sun Direct

Sports 18 Network is said to telecast various sports events live. Viewers can catch their favorite sports on the following sports 18 channels available on the respective DTH operators.

On Airtel DTH

Below is the list of Sports18 channels available on Airtel DTH along with their prices.

Channel no. Channel name PRICE
293 Sports 18 1 Rs. 8
that Sports18 1 HD Rs. 8

On Tata Play (Sky)

Tata Play will display several sports 18 channels in following channel numbers.

Channel no. Channel name PRICE
488 Sports 18 1 Rs. 8
487 Sports18 1 HD Rs. 8

In Sun Direct

Many sports 18 channels can be watched on the following channel numbers on Sun Direct.

Channel no. Channel name PRICE
505 Sports 18 1 Rs. 8
983 Sports18 1 HD Rs. 8

DD in free dish

DD Free Dish is a free-to-air DTH service operated by a government agency. Unlike private DTH players in the market, DD Free Dish does not charge users to stream channels on a monthly basis. The only amount payable by the Customer for using the Service is a one-time installation charge. Sports 18 has come up with a Hindi-exclusive channel called ‘Sports 18 Khel’, which is currently only available on DD Free Dish.

Channel no. Channel name PRICE
25 Sports18 Khel Channel included with installation


JioTV+ is a unique app found on the Jio set-top box. The app connects and aggregates a number of TV shows, movies, videos and live TV channels from popular streaming apps like Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Woot. As far as Sports18 channels are concerned, they can be found on the following channel numbers on JioTV+:

Channel no. Channel name PRICE
262 Sports 18 1 Included with JioFiber plan
261 Sports18 1 HD Included with JioFiber plan


How to watch sports 18 live online on mobile phone and laptop?

Sports 18 content can be streamed live online on mobile phones and laptops via video streaming platform Voot. However, for this, you need to have a Voot subscription. The latter is Rs. 299 onwards.

Sports 18 Online Streaming
  • Once you have subscribed to the Voot plan, launch the streaming platform app/website
  • If not logged in, log in
  • Search for Sports 1 or click/tap on Channels
  • Select sports 1 and that’s it.
  • This way you will be able to stream Sports 18 live content online on mobile phone, laptop and some smart TVs.


Source by [91 Mobiles]

Written By [Baji Infotech]