If you’ve got cable and the total suite of NBC channels, that is straightforward. But for everybody else, full immersion within the winter sports activities extravaganza takes a bit extra planning and savvy. Luckily, not an excessive amount of.
First issues first: the Opening Ceremony. For the primary time, NBC will likely be streaming the Olympics Opening Ceremony reside. But as a result of the Olympics are in South Korea this 12 months, “reside” means verrrrry early within the morning for Americans—6am EST on February 9. But if you happen to’re an early chook, right here’s your likelihood to stream it reside and commercial-free on NBC’s web site and cell app. There received’t be any commentary, although—for that you just’ll want to attend for the prime time broadcast. Up to you whether or not that’s a professional or a con.
If you wish to watch the Opening Ceremony—or another prime time occasions—in your TV, concurrently the remainder of the US, your finest guess may not be streaming however somewhat a digital antenna. No streaming delay, no scrounging for somebody’s cable login information. This will solely cowl broadcast, although, not the total suite of cable channels.
If you’ve got that subscriber authentication information, you’re in luck—for the primary time, all NBC broadcast content material will likely be obtainable by way of streaming, too, throughout the day and primetime, by means of the NBC Sports app for Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku. (If you don’t have login credentials, you may stream your first 30 minutes with out authentication, and 5 minutes every following day.)
Another manner in is thru Hulu with Live TV—subscribers to that service may have full entry to NBC’s protection, reside and on demand. That’s $39.99 a month, which can be value it if you happen to’re hardcore in regards to the Olympics. You can at the very least do the one week free trial and see if it’s a sensible choice for you.
All it takes to gorge your self on snow sports activities is a bit advance planning. Order that antenna, begin asking for a login to borrow, and request everything of February 9-25 off of labor.