How to Watch Free Streaming of London 2012 Olympics?
With a major international, sporting event like the Olympics and the amount of channels and websites that may show the events, it can be hard to find the right channel in your country to watch the London 2012 Summer Olympics games online.
If your country has limited or poor coverage or you’d just prefer to watch coverage from another region, you can use a VPN service like IPVanish, Overplay, & HideMyAss with VPN server access in the US, UK, Canada and many more countries.
Support your country and favorite athlete by watching the Olympics on an iPhone, iPad, Laptop, or even stream it to your TV in HD using a high-speed VPN integrated DD-WRT router.
Below is a quick list of popular countries and where you can watch the Olympics online on your computer, tablet or smartphone.
Where to Watch the Summer 2012 Olympics Online in London
USA – With a cable, satellite or telco TV subscription that includes MSNBC and CNBC, you will have access to live streams of EVERY Olympic event through NBC.com. (via Gizmodo) NBC just recently announced 2 Olympics apps for your Apple or Android phone/tablet as well. That’s over 3500 hours of live coverage live!
United Kingdom (UK) – If you have a UK-based IP address, you can stream London Olympics coverage from the BBC.
Germany – Ard.de
France – France Télévisions, Eurosport & beIN Sport (via Bloomberg)
Australia – The London 2012 Yahoo.AU Portal
Japan – Japan Consortium
Canada – CTVOlympics.ca
India – YouTube
Eurosport has coverage in a wide array of countries across Europe & Asia including Spain, Germany, Italy, Russia, Sweden and Turkey.
Exclusive digital access via the The International Olympic Committee’s YouTube channel will be provided in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brunei, Bhutan, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Iran, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand & Vietnam.
42 Sub-Saharan African territories will have London 2012 Olympic streaming video on the channel on a non-exclusive basis: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. (NDTV Gadgets)
Wikipedia has a list of broadcasters/channels to watch the London Olympics on TV with official Olympic rights country by country.
For those who desire access to a different country to get full coverage of a local Olympic team, we recommend utilizing VPN service. The most popular providers requested for integration with DD-WRT VPN routers: Overplay, HideMyAss, & IPVanish.
We will continue to update this list as we get more information on specific countries. If some of this information is incorrect, or you would like us to add something, leave a comment below.
When is Your Favorite Olympic Sport On?
Do you love watching a specific event? With Basketball, Weightlifting, Sailing, Judo, the speedsters of 100m Dash, the Modern Pentathalon, Swimming, Archery, Handball, Water Polo and much more, the 2012 Olympics has so much to watch for just about every niche sports fan out there.
For a sport-by-sport guide of when your favorite event will be taking place, visit the Eurosport Yahoo 2012 Olympics Schedule.
Check out Part I of our 2012 London Olympics, Tips for Streaming the 2012 Summer Olympics in London for router recommendations and how to get the best streaming video quality from your network.