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How to Watch Olympic Channel Online Without Cable: Get Into the Spirit

By Gabriela Vatu / March 23, 2019

The Olympics have always been wonderful events that draw together fans of dozens of sports in the search for the best athletes in the world. Thankfully, you can also watch Olympic Channel without cable if you're planning on cutting the cord.

The Olympic Channel has only been around for a couple of years as they try to keep the interest in the Olympic Games high year-round, not just when the events take place, regardless if we're talking about the Summer or the Winter editions.

If you want to keep watching the channel once you've quit cable, you can still do that with the help of Live TV Streaming platforms, which shouldn't be too hard, especially since six of them feature the Olympic Channel. Let's find out which.

1. fuboTV

FuboTV
Overview
Bundles fubo ($54.99/mo) + Family ($59.99/mo), Family Deluxe ($64.99/mo), and Ultra ($79.99/mo) promo packs.
Customization Channel Bundles - fubo Cycling ($11.99/mo), International Sports Plus ($5.99/mo), Sports Plus ($8.99/mo), Adventure Plus ($4.99/mo), NBA League Pass ($28.99/mo), Portuguese Plus ($14.99/mo), Latino Plus ($7.99/mo), fubo Extra ($5.99/mo) Premium Networks - Showtime ($10.99/mo), AMC Premiere ($4.99/mo), FX Plus ($5.99/mo), RAI Italia ($7.99/mo)
Device support Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, iOS, Android, Chromecast, web browser
DVR 30 hours, unlimited time storage, expandable to 500 hours via extra feature ($9.99/mo)
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit fuboTV

At the top of the list, we have fuboTV, which is a dream come true for sports fans. The Olympic Channel is present in two main bundles - fubo and fubo Extra. Both bundles are priced with $44.99/Mo for fubo and $49.99 for fubo Extra. We have info on all the perks this service offers in our fuboTV review.

2. Sling TV

Sling TV
Overview
Bundles Sling Orange ($25/mo), Sling Blue ($25/mo), Sling Orange + Blue ($40/mo)
Customization Channel bundles - Comedy ($5/mo), Espanol ($5/mo), Heartland ($5/mo), Hollywood ($5/mo), Lifestyle ($5/mo), News ($5/mo), Kids ($5/mo), Sports ($5/mo with Orange, $10/mo with Blue or Orange + Blue), Kids + Comedy + News + Lifestyle ($10/mo)
Premium Channels - Showtime ($10/mo), STARZ ($9/mo), EPIX ($5/mo), CuriosityStream ($3/mo), Here TV ($8/mo), Grokker ($7/mo), Stingray Karaoke ($7/mo), UP Faith & Family ($5/mo), Pantaya ($6/mo), CineFest ($5/mo), Hopster ($5/mo), Comedy Dynamics ($5/mo), Dove Channel ($5/mo), DogTV ($5/mo), CONtv ($5/mo), Docurama ($5/mo), Outside TV Features ($5/mo)
NBA- League Pass ($29/mo), Team Pass ($18/mo)
Device support Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Android TV, AirTV Player, Xiaomi, LG Smart TVs, Samsung Smart TVs, iOS, Android, Fire tablets, Xbox One, Chrome web browser
DVR Up to 50 hours, unlimited storage time. Expandable by another 50 hours with extra feature
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit Sling

Next up we have Sling TV, a platform that comes out with three bundles to pick from. Two of them, Orange and Blue, cost $25 per month, while a third, Orange + Blue costs $40 per month. If you get the Blue or Orange + Blue bundles, however, you can get the Sports Extra pack that includes the Olympic Channel for $10 per month. Read up on our Sling TV review to figure out if this is the right platform for you.

3. PlayStation Vue

Playstation Vue
Overview
Bundles Access ($49.99/mo), Core ($54.99/mo), Elite ($64.99/mo), Ultra ($84.99/mo)
Customization Channel bundles - Sports Pack ($10/mo), Espanol Pack ($4.99/mo, $3.99/mo with PlayStation Plus) Premium channels - HBO ($15/mo, or included in Ultra), Showtime ($10.99/mo, $8.99/mo with PlayStation Plus, or included in Ultra), FX+ ($5.99/mo), Epix ($3.99/mo, $2.99/mo with PlayStation Plus), Cinemax ($15/mo), Fox Soccer Plus ($14.99/mo or $12.99 with PlayStation Plus), Hi-YAH! ($2.99/mo or $1.99/mo with PlayStation Plus) Bundles - HBO + Cinemax ($21.99/mo or $19.99/mo with PlayStation Plus), Epix Hits + Showtime ($13.99/mo or $11.49/mo with PlayStation Plus)
Device support Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, Android, Roku, PS3, PS4, browser
DVR Up to 500 programs, 28 days limit
Free trial Yes, 5 days
Visit PlayStation Vue

Sony's PlayStation Vue is next, a platform that proposes four bundles of channels to start off with, with prices beginning at $44.99 per month. Olympic Channel, however, is present in three of these four bundles. Core costs $49.99 per month, Elite costs $59.99 per month, while Ultra adds another $20 to $79.99 per month, but includes HBO and Showtime access. Check out our PlayStation Vue review to find out what perks you get once you sign up.

4. Hulu

Hulu
Overview
Bundles A single bundle - Hulu with Live TV - $44.99 per month
Customization Premium channels - HBO ($14.99/mo), Showtime ($10.99/mo), Cinemax ($9.99/mo), STARZ ($8.99/mo)
Channel Packs - Entertainment ($7.99/mo), Espanol ($4.99/mo)
Device support iOS, Android, FireTV, Apple TV, Roku, Xbox, Chromecast, Samsung Smart TVs, browsers
DVR 50 Hours Cloud DVR by default, Enhanced Cloud DVR - 200 Hours ($14.99/mo)
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit Hulu

Hulu is up next, a service that you associate with video-on-demand (VOD) rather than live TV. Nonetheless, for $44.99 per month, Hulu offers access to dozens of TV channels, as well as the entire VOD library. The Olympic Channel is, of course, on the list. You'll have to make your decision based on whether or not you like this platform or not. Figure out whether or not this is the right platform for you by reading our Hulu review.

5. YouTube TV

YouTube TV
Overview
Bundles A single bundle - $49.99 per month ($54.99 if billed through Apple)
Customization Premium channels - AMC Premiere ($5/mo), CuriosityStream ($3/mo), Fox Soccer Plus ($15/mo), Showtime ($7/mo), Starz ($9/mo), Shudder ($5/mo), Sundance Now ($7/mo), NBA League Pass ($40/mo or $124/year), EPIX ($6/mo)
Device support Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Xbox One, Samsung and LG Smart TVs, iOS, Android
DVR Unlimited storage space, recordings saved for 9 months
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit YouTube TV

Another platform with a very "take it or leave it" attitude is YouTube TV, which also has a single bundle of channels to offer. For $40 per month, users can watch the Olympic Channel, as well as dozens of other channels, while enjoying the many perks that come with this service. The platform is only available in certain metro areas, however, so you'll have to check if you're even in a covered area. You can read the entire list in our YouTube TV review, along with a way to bypass the location issue.

6. DirecTV Now

Overview
Bundles Plus ($50/mo) and Max ($70/mo) Other Packages - Entertainment ($93/mo), Choice ($110/mo), Xtra ($124/mo), Ultimate ($135/mo), and Optimo Mas ($86/mo)
Customization Channel packs - AT&T TV Now Deportes ($5/mo) and AT&T TV Now Espanol ($15/mo) Premium Networks - HBO (included with Plus and Max), Cinemax ($11/mo or included with Max), Showtime ($11/mo), STARZ ($11/mo) International Bundles - Vietnamese ($20/mo), Brazilian ($30/mo), Korean ($30/mo)
Device support Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, iOS, Android, browsers
DVR Up to 20 hours, 30 days limit, no expansions
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit AT&T TV Now

The Olympic Channel is present in only one bundle offered by DirecTV Now. It offers two bundle Plus($50/Mo) and Max($70/Mo). But it is available in the Max Bundle. If you feel like overpriced then check out our DirecTV Now review to figure out if this is the right service for you.

Keeping up with the best athletes in the world and watching past Olympic events is a great way to pass the time, so we hope we've been helpful in aiding you to watch Olympic Channel online.

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