Comcast and The Walt Disney Company today announced that
Xfinity TV customers can now access ESPN live streaming
content via the WatchESPN app, WatchESPN.com and soon
on Comcast?s XfinityTV.com at home or on-the-go.
In time for the NBA post season, MLB?s regular season,
Euro 2012 and the Tennis Grand Slams, Comcast's
customers who receive ESPN's linear networks as part of
their Xfinity video subscription can now stream these
events and associated coverage live from ESPN, ESPN2,
ESPN3 and ESPNU from their iPads, iPhones and iPod touch
devices, as well as online. Also, ESPN Goal Line and
Buzzer Beater are available through WatchESPN and
XfinityTV.com when those channels are in season.
Once a user downloads WatchESPN, they will receive
instructions to enter their Comcast Xfinity credentials
to access their favorite ESPN content on their device.
The WatchESPN app is available free on the iTunes Store.
Access on Android devices will follow in the coming
Xfinity TV will also integrate all of the content
available through WatchESPN on XfinityTV.com and soon to
the Xfinity app with other entertainment choices.
The launch of WatchESPN and future Watch products with
Comcast is part of a long-termdistribution agreement
between Comcast and The Walt Disney Company that was
announced in January, 2012.