ESPN finally available to Comcast subscribers via WatchESPN app :)

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by hummer28, May 8, 2012.

  1. hummer28 macrumors member


    Aug 6, 2008
    It's about time!

    Via -

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — WatchESPN, the online and mobile version of Disney's popular sports TV network, was activated Tuesday for most of Comcast's 22 million video subscribers.

    It's one of the perks being offered to cable subscribers to convince them to keep paying for TV. Getting online or mobile access to shows you already pay for is known in the industry as "TV Everywhere."

    The new offering results from a 10-year deal between Comcast Corp. and The Walt Disney Co. that was announced in January. It doubles the number of customers able to access WatchESPN to about 40 million.
  2. Lara F macrumors 6502a

    May 5, 2005
    Montreal, Quebec
    Definitely about time! And at least before the French Open. :D
  3. MaxxTraxx macrumors 6502

    Jul 2, 2008
    This is a must have for anyone who enjoys sports!
  4. justinLONG macrumors member

    Mar 15, 2011
    About time. But during AirPlay, it just needs to stop timing out when iPad Goes to sleep.
  5. Moyank24 macrumors 601


    Aug 31, 2009
    in a New York State of mind
    Seems like it took forever. But, better late than never.
  6. Mister Barmy macrumors newbie

    May 16, 2012
    How good is the video quality in the iPad app compared to the iPhone version, and compared to watching on on a computer? The iPhone version is watchable, but much worse than AirPlay from the iPhone version is mostly unwatchable.

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