WatchESPN Now Available to Optimum TV Customers
Cablevision Systems Corp. announced the availability of WatchESPN, enabling Optimum TV customers to enjoy live access to ESPN networks on computers at WatchESPN.com, on mobile devices via the award-winning WatchESPN app or through ESPN on Xbox LIVE to Gold members.
Just in time for college football bowl season and the NBA, Optimum TV customers can now conveniently watch live events from the ESPN networks they receive in their package, including ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and ESPNU. Additionally, customers can enjoy ESPN Goal Line and ESPN Buzzer Beater on WatchESPN when those channels are in season.
“Fans want to watch their favorite teams as the action is happening, and we are pleased to add WatchESPN to our Optimum TV to GO service, allowing fans to catch the games they care about when, where and how they want it, so they never miss a crucial play,” said Bradley Feldman, vice president of video product management.
Optimum TV subscribers with a supported smartphone or tablet can download the free WatchESPN app by visiting the following:
- The iTunes App store – WatchESPN for iOS/iPad users
- The Google Play store – WatchESPN for Android users
Optimum TV customers can also visit http://watchespn.com/activate/optimum on their computers to stream live ESPN programming online. Customers can go to this URL, select Optimum and sign in with their Optimum ID and password to begin watching. Xbox LIVE Gold members can download the ESPN experience and authenticate with their Optimum ID to enjoy viewing live events.
Additionally, ESPN 3D is now also available to Optimum TV customers with a 3D television. Annually, ESPN 3D carries over 130 live telecasts of a variety of sports, including college football, college basketball and the X Games. Customers must have an HD digital cable box as well as a 3D capable television and compatible 3D glasses.
WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD and WATCH Disney Junior will also be coming soon to Optimum TV subscribers. Similar to WatchESPN, these authenticated products will be accessible across a variety of platforms and devices both in-home and out-of-the-home.