Online Viewers of Olympics Can Authenticate With Cable/Satellite Companies Today

NBC Sports announced today that cable and satellite television subscribers can authenticate their accounts to view over 3500 hours of the 2012 London Olympics online beginning today, one month in advance of the opening ceremonies.

By verifying now to NBC Olympics Live Extra at NBCSports.com  customers can also access 14.5 hours of coverage of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials online. Cable, satellite and telco customers can verify their mobile and tablet devices when the NBC Olympics Live Extra App launches in mid-July.

Here are the steps to authenticating viewing of the Olympics online:

1. Go to NBCOlympics.com/LiveExtra
2. Click the “Click Here & Get Ready” button
3. Select your cable, satellite or telco provider
4. Enter the username and password that corresponds with your account
5. You are signed in throughout the Games on that device!

Customers with multiple devices will need to repeat that procedure for each device.  Mobile and tablet users can verify their status when the NBC Olympics Live Extra App is launched in mid-July.