How to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics even if you’re a cord-cutter.
The 2018 Winter Olympic Games from PyeongChang are finally upon us, and for those of you without a standard cable subscription — fear not. Here’s a quick breakdown of where you can officially stream all of the thrilling events that are taking place from February 8 – 25.
All of the Winter Olympic coverage in the United States goes through NBC Universal and their NBC Sports App. Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Windows, Apple TV, Chromecast, and some Samsung smart TVs all feature access to the NBC Sports app. Some of these services even come with free trials.
fuboTV is a sports-centric Internet TV streaming service with the world’s most popular live sports and entertainment content. Your subscription includes a 7-day free trial, which includes the NBC Sports app you’ll need to see the Olympics. fuboTV can be accessed through a variety of streaming platforms.
Sling Television is an a la carte streaming service that gives you the choice and control of a customized TV experience. NBC Sports is available on the platform and there is also a 7-day free trial when you first sign up. You can watch Sling TV on a variety of mobile devices that also include Xbox One consoles.
DirecTV Now is a streaming service that allows you to view live television from a variety of networks, but most importantly, NBC Sports is included. Currently, there is a 7-day free trial or you can get your first 3-months for $10 each. While the service is not yet available on Xbox One or any other console, you can watch it on Andriod, Apple, and Amazon devices in the comfort of your own home or while you’re out on the town.
Hulu now offers a live TV version of their popular streaming service that will make it easy for you to watch the Olympics. Hulu is available on all of the mobile platforms that we’ve already mentioned above, but it’s also console friendly with Xbox One and Xbox 360.
Now that you know where to watch, we hope that you enjoy watching the Winter Olympics as much as we do.
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