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WatchESPN

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by heisman, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. heisman

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    Does anyone know when Directv is getting the WatchESPN app?
     
  2. The Merg

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    In the words of many others around here... "Maybe soon"...

    I wouldn't expect anything until DirecTV needs to work out a new deal with ESPN again unless ESPN decides to be nice and add that to their current contract.

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  3. Kevin F

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    Any idea when the current ABC/ESPN contract is up for renewal? Maybe at the end of the year?

    Kevin
     
  4. lokar

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    Are the only people who get the watchESPN app the same as those who get ESPN3 (people whose ISPs pay ESPN for it)?
     
  5. mws192

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    No. It's only included in new carriage deals for those who get the linear tv networks.


    ESPN will not sell it outside of an entire renewal.

    From another thread:

    UVerse and Cablevision just re-upped within the past couple of months.
     
  6. The Merg

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    And Cablevision specifically mentions that WatchESPN will be included, although it is not active yet.

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  7. alnielsen

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    I have a Comcast cable modem. I wonder if means I qualify? :)
     
  8. mattgwyther

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    For ESPN3 inside the house, Comcast Internet will work. WatchESPN is a separate mobile app, although starting to be branded the same. To use WatchESPN you need a cable TV subscription from one of the supported providers...

    I'm in the same boat as you
     

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