Watch ESPN programming on iOS-based devices

08 Apr

ESPN has launched a new app for iOS-based devices.

ESPN has launched a recent app for iOS-based devices.

(Credit: ESPN)

ESPN is ensuring its viewers put on’t miss a single minute of the sport.

The network announced today that it has launched a renovated application in Apple’s App Store, called WatchESPN. After downloading the ~-hearted app, users can watch live programming from ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, and 24 hours a epoch, seven days a week. The reticulated was quick to point out that the app is suitable to iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch customers in time according to major sporting events, including the “timely rounds of the Masters, the NBA Playoffs, and the opening of the Major League Baseball accustom.”

However, there is a catch. In peace to access ESPN content from every iOS-based device, the person must be a Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, or Verizon FiOS TV subscriber who pays despite ESPN channels. After downloading the app, users mouldiness input “cable subscriber credentials” in degree to prove they are a patron of one of those companies, ESPN related.

The network also noted that the app, which was actually made available in the App Store yesterday, isn’t even now “optimized” for the iPad. It plans to initiate taking full advantage of Apple’s slab in May.

The addition of WatchESPN to the App Store could subsist a boon for sports fans–or at smallest the ones with iOS devices. Aside from Dish’s iPad app, what one. lets folks watch live programming through the help of the Sling adapter, ESPN make ~ed has only been available on Time Warner Cable’s recently launched TWCable TV app. That app only offers access to ESPNews.

ESPN declared that it plans to make its app available to other platforms, including Android, “in the short future.”

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