MALDEN, MASS.—NBC Olympics and its parent company Comcast have been touting that the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, are the first games to support 4K/HDR broadcast. While that is true, Ars Technica took a deeper dive into just what it will take for fans to watch the Games in 4K/HDR; the results indicate that it may need an Olympic effort of its own. Only Comcast, DirecTV and DISH are providing 4K/HDR broadcasts, but none are live, only Comcast offers it on-demand, specific hardware is required and only a handful of sports are even available.
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