What is the difference between WatchESPN and ESPN3?
WatchESPN delivers live access to ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPNews, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Goal Line and ESPN Buzzer Beater on computers, smartphones, tablets and TV connected devices.
ESPN3 is a live multi-screen digital network that provides thousands of live events annually, as well as replays of recent ESPN events.
What are the compatible mobile and tablet devices?
WatchESPN is available for use on the following mobile devices: Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, iPad Mini (must have OS 4.0 or later) and Android Mobile and tablet devices, including the Kindle Fire (running version 2.3.3 and above).
Will there be an additional subscription fee for WatchESPN content?
No, WatchESPN is free to access for all users. All users will have access to the VOD clips in front of the wall. Users who receive their video subscription from an affiliated service provider will have access to authenticated live programming and events.
Is there a cost to download the WatchESPN app?
WatchESPN is free. However, you must be a subscriber of a participating TV service provider in order to have access to the full range of networks.
Is there a wireless data charge to view WatchESPN on my mobile device or tablet?
Many wireless providers have specific data plans to support video consumption, please check with your provider to confirm you have an appropriate plan.
Who will be able to access WatchESPN content?
Users with a WatchESPN affiliated video provider must authenticate to gain access to ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, ESPNews, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Goal Line and ESPN Buzzer Beater. To view a list of the WatchESPN affiliated video providers, please click here.
Apple TV, Roku, FireTV and Android users who do not subscribe to an affiliated video provider will have access to ESPN.com video on demand clips only.
What networks are available thru WatchESPN?
ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, ESPNews, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Goal Line and ESPN Buzzer Beater
How can I get access to all ESPN networks available on WatchESPN?
Online registration through your TV service provider is required in order to access content on all networks. Non-participating TV provider customers have access to ESPN3 programming online only at WatchESPN.com or on WatchESPN on the Xbox with an Xbox LIVE Gold membership, as long as they subscribe to a participating high speed internet service provider. Click here for a list of participating video providers. Click here for a list of high speed internet providers.
If I have access to ESPN3, why don't I have access to WatchESPN?
WatchESPN requires a video subscription from an affiliated provider. Click here for a list of the current affiliates.
Beginning on August 15, 2013, users accessing WatchESPN.com or the WatchESPN mobile application via an on-campus (.edu) or on-base (.mil) network will receive complimentary access to ESPN3 content.
What will I be able to watch on ESPN3 now?
Programming on ESPN3 includes exclusive college football, college basketball, NCAA Championships, tennis, golf, soccer, cricket and more.
When can I watch ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNews and ESPN Deportes live events on ESPN3?
Excluding special circumstances resulting in a live event being moved to ESPN3; ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNews and ESPN Deportes live events will only be available on their respective channels on WatchESPN.
What are the Conference Channels on WatchESPN?
A total of 15 conference destinations are now accessible on WatchESPN via Apple TV, Roku and FireTV, delivering live men's and women's college basketball events on ESPN networks as well as replays of college football games. The channels on WatchESPN will include live college football, Olympic event and non-event (news, highlights, analysis and feature) programming plus on-demand video clips from ESPN.com later this year. They will also be accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and other connected devices via WatchESPN at a later date.
Which Conference Channels are currently available on Apple TV, Roku and FireTV?
As of February 27, 2014, WatchESPN on Apple TV, Roku and FireTV will offer Conference Channels for: ACC, American East, Atlantic Sun, Big South, Big West, HBCUs (Mid Eastern Athletic, Southwestern Athletic and Central Intercollegiate Athletic), Horizon, Mid-American, Metro Atlantic Athletic, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Southern, Sun Belt and Southland.