How to Watch Winter Olympics 2018 Opening Ceremony: LIVE STREAM

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Winter Olympic Games opening ceremony is always something worth watching.

Nexter.org explains how you can watch and what to expect from Winter Olympics 2018 in South Korea.

What to expect?

Winter Olympics 2018 are going to be a huge event. We’ll see North and South Korea marching together in the parade of nations under a unity flag. In such way, the countries’ delegations want to focus on the message of peace.

Bronze medalist Erin Hamlin will be carrying the flag for Team U.S.A. at the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium.

Additionally, we’ll see the entry by the head of state, the parade of participants, the Olympic flame and the torch relay, the artistic program and more.

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Source: Reuters

How-to-Watch guide

The opening ceremony for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang starts at 8 PM ET (6 AM ET / 3 AM PT here in the US).

This year the main broadcast on the NBC TV channel will be at 8PM ET on Friday, 14 hours after the ceremony has actually occurred in South Korea. But there will be a stream of the live event available online through NBC’s various apps (including NBC, NBC Sports, and NBC’s Olympics website).

In case you only have access to traditional broadcast TV, whether that be over-the-air, satellite, or cable, you have one option: wait for the broadcast at 8PM ET on NBC that will be hosted by NBC’s Katie Couric and Mike Tirico.

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How to watch LIVE stream?

NBC is going to air the ceremony live this year at 6AM ET / 3AM PT.

Unfortunately, it’ll only be available on internet streams through the NBC apps and websitesNBCOlympics.com on the web or the NBC Sports mobile app (Android / iOS).

Keep in mind that to watch online, you’ll need a cable login of some kind, either from a traditional cable company or an over-the-top TV service like Fubo TV, DirecTV Now, Hulu, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, or YouTube TV (which can also be used to authenticate NBC’s app).

 Lifehack: how to watch live stream online for free?

Well, you can sign up for a free trial of one of the over-the-top services like Fubo TV, DirecTV Now, Hulu, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, and YouTube TV.

Additionally, according to the Verge, the BBC airs coverage of the Olympic Games for free. With a VPN (you can find a list of possible apps here), you are able to watch live opening ceremony like an English citizen.

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