The Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics are current underway and have for the most part been enjoyable up to this point. One question that has been asked a fair amount via social media is how to watch the games?
There are 3 main options; TV, Online and Mobile App. These options are for within South Korea, different countries have different options.

Note: Of course there are less legitimate options out there, but these are the legal options.

Korean TV

In Korea the big 3 broadcasters share the rights to show the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics. They are SBS, MBC & KBS (both KBS1 & KBS2). The main negative is that they’ll often show the same event at the same time. They are all free and available in HD and even UHD.

Online

The two main options are Naver Sports & AfreecaTV. You can also go directly onto the broadcasters websites, but streams aren’t always easy to find or use. Also it’s best to use Internet Explore, has most Korean websites are optimized for it.

Naver Sports / Naver TVhttp://tv.naver.com/l/livehome

Naver TV has live streams of all of the main channels, normally in 1080p as well.

AfreecaTVhttp://www.afreecatv.com/?hash=sports

also http://pyeongchang2018.sports.afreecatv.com/

Mobile Apps

The main mobile apps for watching the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics are similar to the online options, Naver TV & AfreecaTV.

NaverTV – Android Link

AfreecaTV –Android Link

Also GOMTV is also useful for watching some of the highlights – Android Link

Finally

We’ll try to cover the games via Facebook and Twitter as much as possible.

Any thoughts, comments or questions? Feel free to comment below or message me via Twitter.

Tim
tim@modernseoul.org
@tpbarnes86

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