Anyone looking forward to the usual BBC red button multi-stream coverage on 28E of the forthcoming Winter Olympics is likely to be disappointed. The host broadcaster for most of Europe is now Eurosport,
Sooo, anyone wishing to watch everything will have to subscribe to a pay tv service of some sort – via satellite (Sky in the UK) or the internet via Eurosport Player (Currently £60/year with a half price offer available for one year)
The BBC will be sublicensing the UK fta rights from ES (although coverage will be limited to around 100 hours for the Winter Olympics & 200 for the summer event. The current agreement expires after the 2020 Games.