AT&T providing multiplatform access to NBC Winter Olympics coverage

AT&T’s U-verse is providing multiplatform access to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games this week that includes traditional broadcast television along with NBCUniversal-authenticated services at and on mobile devices via the NBC Sports Live Extra app.

The Olympics coverage will be broadcast on a suite of channels that include NBC, NBC Sports Network (NBCSN), MSNBC, CNBC, and USA Network. Over 1,500 hours of Winter Olympic programming will be available both live and on-demand.

NBC provides two ways to watch Winter Games content on smartphones and tablets: 1. Via theNBC Sports Live Extra app; and 2. using the NBC Olympics Highlights and Results app. Once authenticated using a Verizon FiOS TV username and password, subscribers can watch live and replay events via the NBC Sports Live Extra app. On the NBC Olympics Highlights and Results app, users can watch highlights, schedules, results, columns and more.

“We’re pleased to deliver NBCUniversal’s Olympics content to consumers whenever, wherever and however they want to watch,” said Aaron Slator, president of content and advertising sales, AT&T Home Solutions.

Olympic coverage on NBC begins tomorrow, Feb. 6, and runs through Sunday, Feb. 23.


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