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Topic: ESPN

Disney forges new streaming video division in prep for services like ESPN+

03/14/2018, 03:03 pm

As part of a larger reorganization, Disney on Wednesday announced the creation of a new division for its streaming video and international operations, which will oversee two upcoming video services: ESPN+, and the company's as-yet-unnamed family-friendly offering.


ESPN to launch $4.99/month streaming service this spring, live TV requires ESPN subscription

02/06/2018, 08:02 pm

Disney CEO Bob Iger on Tuesday officially announced plans to debut a long-rumored ESPN streaming service, saying the sports-centric offering will launch this spring as part of a redesigned ESPN app.


ESPN app for Apple TV update adds the ability to watch four live feeds simultaneously

08/16/2017, 10:08 am

ESPN has rolled out a new update for its live streaming Apple TV app, allowing cable subscribers to catch four live feeds from the network at the same time, aimed at college football season.


ESPN update rebrands Apple TV app, adds more on-demand content

04/03/2017, 10:04 am

ESPN has rebranded its app for Apple TV, changing the name of the tvOS app from WatchESPN to ESPN, with the sports broadcaster also introducing new video content to the Apple set-top box, including more on-demand content for users to watch.


ESPN, WatchESPN iOS apps updated to add support for Apple's single sign-on

01/10/2017, 01:01 pm

Sports broadcaster ESPN has made it easier for viewers to watch its programming via its apps, with both the ESPN and WatchESPN iOS apps gaining support for Apple's single sign-on feature, as well as compatibility with Google Chromecast and more.


ESPN to launch subscription streaming service following BAMTech purchase

08/09/2016, 11:08 pm

The Walt Disney Company on Tuesday announced a $1 billion deal that buys a 33 percent share of BAMTech, a video streaming company whose technology will be used to launch an ESPN streaming service in the near future.


ESPN working on first-ever streaming TV package - report

07/08/2016, 01:07 pm

Disney-owned ESPN will soon be announcing its first Web-based TV streaming package, although it will only be a small step towards a full-scale online service, according to a new report.


ESPN in 'ongoing conversations' with Apple about streaming service

01/19/2016, 04:01 pm

ESPN is in discussions with Apple about the prospects of some sort of over-the-top streaming service, according to the sports network's president, John Skipper.


ESPN for iOS becomes a universal app for iPhone & iPad with new look, iPhone 6/+ support

02/12/2015, 11:02 am

ESPN's official application for iOS was given an overhaul on Thursday, becoming a universal app for iPhone and iPad, gaining support for the larger displays of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and also getting a fresh coat of paint.


ESPN brings ESPNEWS and ESPN Deportes to iOS app and Apple TV

08/28/2013, 06:08 pm

Popular sports entertainment outlet ESPN expanded its range of offerings on Apple devices on Wednesday, adding content from ESPNNews and ESPN Deportes to both Apple TV and the WatchESPN app for iOS.


Apple TV update adds HBO Go, WatchESPN & more channels

06/19/2013, 10:06 am

Apple on Wednesday issued an update for its Apple TV set-top box, adding HBO Go, WatchESPN, Sky News and other channels to the home screen for new, integrated streaming video options.


ESPN interested in subsidizing mobile data plans to ensure users can stream video

05/10/2013, 09:05 am

With iPhone owners restricted by capped data plans on the largest U.S. carriers, cable sports network ESPN has expressed interest in potentially subsidizing those data plans to allow users to stream video without worrying about overage fees.