The Winter Olympics and Paralympics are about to start, and entry for twine cutters to the video games has by no means been higher.

NBC will start its protection on February eight and plans greater than 2,400 hours of Olympics programming, as much as the closing ceremony on February 25.

TV broadcasts will probably be unfold throughout native NBC associates and three cable channels: NBCSN, CNBC, and USA Community. The Olympic Channel will function a rolling “Workforce USA” information channel, however received’t provide dwell protection. Paralympics coverage in March is way much less bold and is nearly solely on NBCSN.

Right here’s find out how to watch it.

NBC

NBC’s PyeongChang Olympics emblem

OTA (Over The Air)

The simplest option to tune into the Olympics is through an antenna and your native NBC affiliate. When you dwell in a metropolis, you’ll be able to most likely get away with an indoor antenna that prices much less that $50, however you would possibly want an attic- or roof-mounted antenna in the event you dwell a bit additional away from a transmitter.

NBC’s nationwide broadcast community will air 176 hours of Olympic programming with dwell prime-time protection in all time zones, however test the NBC TV schedule to verify your favourite sport is included. If not, you’ll want a subscription to a streaming service, outlined beneath.

TechHive has a complete guide to choosing a TV antenna, and we clarify why it’s best to have an antenna even when you will get TV through cable or the web. As a bonus, the antenna will pull in lots extra dwell sports activities via the 12 months.

Streaming Providers

Whereas an antenna will get you free entry to 176 hours of main competitors, you’ll want a pay TV subscription to entry NBC’s full Olympic providing. That features 455 hours on the cable networks and 1,800 hours of protection on the NBC Sports activities app and NBCOlympics.com. We title our favorite services in this story.

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