Sling TV’s 2016 Olympic Coverage

Sling TV is a streaming service that allows folks who have cut the cable and satellite cord to watch cable channels on their smart TV, streaming box, PC or mobile device.  We’ve talked about it in previous articles  and you can click here to check them out.

Sling TV’s Blue customers definitely won’t be sad during this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janero, Brazil. Sling TV Blue customers can watch extensive coverage at home or on-the-go, plus starting August 1 through the last Olympic event, Sling Blue customers will also receive a free preview of MSNBC and CNBC (typically part of the World News Extra which requires an additional fee).


Sling TV customers who subscribe to Sling Blue’s core service ($25 per month) can watch NBCU’s live coverage of the Rio Games on Bravo, NBC (where available), NBC Sports Network and USA. Users can watch Sling on several Android, iOS and Windows devices and offers a seven-day free trial offer for new customers. Sling TV Blue Best of Spanish TV users will also get extensive Spanish coverage of the Rio Olympic Games on NBC Universo.

Be sure to check your area availability here. Visit for more information about Sling TV’s channels.

Users have various settings and can pause live TV or watch something that aired up to 72 hours ago. Sling TV customers can also customize their streaming service with additional packages including “Kids Extra”,“Sports Extra”, “World News Extra”, “Hollywood Extra”, “Deportes Extra” and “Lifestyle Extra” plus the addition of HBO® for $15 per month.

Sling TV can be viewed on Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast (Google), Fire TV Stick, Fire tablets, Android TV platforms including Google’s Nexus Player, current-generation Roku players and Roku TV models, Xbox One, Android and iOS devices, Macs and PCs.

~ Michael Siebenaler


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