How to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang on FireStick or Amazon Fire TV? The Winter Olympics are one of the biggest sporting events of the year. Therefore, there’ll be no shortages of streaming channels you can use to stream the event live online. But which of these Winter Olympics TV broadcasters offer apps on the FireStick? In the tutorial below, you can find information and instructions on how to stream the Winter Olympics on FireStick in USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, and the rest of the world.
How to Watch Winter Olympics 2018 on FireStick in USA?
There certainly are no shortages of PyeongChang 2018 streaming channels on the FireStick or Amazon Fire TV in the United States. In fact, Americans are spoilt for choice when it comes to watching the Winter Olympics 2018 live online. Let’s take a look at some of the best Winter Olympics streaming channels on the Fire Stick.
NBC is the official TV broadcaster of the Winter Olympics in the United States. So, if you want to watch the Winter games live online, simply use the NBCSN app on your FireStick. The only downside is that you’ll need a valid cable subscription to sign in. Therefore, if you’re a cordcutter, you should probably look at some of the alternatives below.
In recent years, Fubo TV has become one of the best sports streaming services in the United States. They have recently added NBC Sports, Fox Sports, as well as ESPN to their line-up. Best of all, you can sign up for a free 7-day trial to check Fubo TV out without any risk. Their FireStick app isn’t that shabby either.
AT&T’s DirecTV Now is another app you can use to watch the Winter Olympics on your FireStick in the USA. Like Fubo TV, you can sign up for a free 7-day DirecTV Now trial to watch all major sports events live online. DirecTV Now also offer a dedicated app for Fire TV Stick users.
There’s a misconception out there that makes many believe that Sony’s Playstation Vue streaming service is only available on PS4 and PS3 devices. The truth is that you can watch PSVue on almost any streaming device you can think of. This includes the FireStick as well. Again, PSVue offer new users a free trial.
How to Watch Winter Olympics on FireStick in the UK?
In case you currently live in the United Kingdom, there are two official streaming channels you can use to watch the PyeongChang Winter Olympics live online: BBC iPlayer and Eurosport UK. Both BBC iPlayer and Eurosport offer users dedicated apps for Fire TV users in the UK.
Can I Watch the Winter Olympics on Kodi?
There are plenty of official Kodi addons you can use to watch the Winter Olympics on your FireStick as well. Find out more about how to stream PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Kodi by taking a look at this guide.
Best VPN for FireStick
Most apps on FireStick only work in certain regions such as USA, UK, Canada, Australia, and Germany. To bypass these regional restrictions and watch live and on-demand content on any addon or channel you want anywhere you want you have to spoof you location online using VPN. Below are some of the benefits you get when using VPN with Amazon Fire TV Stick.
- Unblock Geo-restricted Kodi Add-ons: There are a lot of Kodi addons, such as USTVNow, that you can only use in certain regions. With VPN you can bypass regional restrictions.
- Bypass ISP Throttling: Ever noticed that your Internet speed is decent if you are browsing websites but suddenly drops when you are watching videos online? If that is the case, your ISP is probably throttling your Internet speed. Using VPN basically allows you to avoid that from happening.
- Ultimate Privacy: Add an extra layer of privacy and security to all your online activities.
- VPN Applications: You don’t have to be a tech-freak to setup a VPN connection thanks to user-friendly VPN apps on PC, Mac, Android, iOS, and FireStick.
From personal experience, ExpressVPN is the best VPN service you can use with FireStick. They have optimized their VPN apps to work better with the Amazon Fire TV and have a no-logs policy. Check out our reviewed list of the best FireStick VPNs in 2018 here.
How to Watch Winter Olympics on Fire Stick – Conclusion
Have you tried any of the apps we suggested above to stream the Winter Olympics on your FireStick? Did you enjoy your streaming experience or was it below par? Share your thoughts by leaving a comment below.