DISH subscribers will also have access to 2,400 hours of NBCUniversal's Olympic live, on-demand and streaming coverage—the most ever for a Winter Games.
"For the first time, The Winter Olympics will be available in 4K HDR, marking an exciting milestone for both the TV industry and Olympic viewers," said Vivek Khemka, DISH executive vice president and chief technology officer. "We're pleased to work with NBCUniversal to give customers access to this year's inspiring Olympic performances in the clearest resolution and richest color palette available, maximizing the potential of their 4K HDR TVs."
- Exclusive sports hub on channel 147: DISH will offer an exclusive sports hub, labeled in the guide as “2018 Winter Olympics Channels,” for easy navigation of NBCUniversal’s Olympic coverage across five networks.
- “Olympic Winter Games” app: Available on internet-connected Hopper, Hopper Duo, Joey and Wally set-top boxes, the app features updated medal counts, and showcases the complete Olympics roster by schedule and network.
- Olympics on-demand: DISH will offer customers more than 150 hours of NBCUniversal’s on-demand Olympics programming.
- Sports Bar Mode: Available on Hopper 3, Sports Bar Mode allows viewers to watch up to four Olympic programs simultaneously. This mode divides an HD or 4K TV into quadrants, each with the ability to play a different channel.
- NBCOlympics.com and NBC Sports app: NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app will feature 1,800 hours of live steaming of Olympic events. Customers can easily verify their DISH subscriptions to access this content.
All Hopper, Hopper Duo, Joey and Wally customers can access a similar multi-view experience with the "NBC Olympics TV Experience" app, which displays up to six pre-selected Olympic programs simultaneously. This view can be accessed via the "Olympic Winter Games" app, "Apps" menu or on channel 100.
NBCOlympics.com and NBC Sports app: NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app will feature more than 1,800 hours of Olympic live streaming coverage of all Winter Olympics competition, plus event rewinds and extensive video highlights. DISH customers can easily watch this coverage live at no additional cost by following the TV Everywhere verification process with their DISH username and password.