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Genres: [Sports | Entertainment]
Developer: ESPN Inc.
Release Date: Apr 06, 2011
Version: 1.9.1
Size: 11.78 MB
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ESPN has already given us ESPN Fantasy Baseball 2011 on May 29, now delivering another great Sports application and iphone app on the store. The review includes the developer's description, customer ratings, user reviews and screenshots for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Stay connected to live sports and shows from ESPN - wherever and whenever you want them. Download the FREE WatchESPN app to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and get 24/7 access to live streaming feeds from ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, SEC Network, SEC Network Plus, ESPNews ESPN Deportes and Longhorn Network.

Access to WatchESPN live video is determined by your TV provider and, in some instances, your Internet service provider. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, SEC Network, SEC Network Plus, ESPNews ESPN Deportes and Longhorn Network are available to fans who receive ESPN as part of their TV package. The providers below are currently offering full access to WatchESPN live video:

* AT&T U-verse
* Bright House Networks
* Charter
* Comcast XFINITY
* Cox
* Google Fiber
* Midcontinent Communications
* Optimum
* Time Warner Cable
* Verizon FiOS TV

Please check back regularly as new TV providers are added.

The WatchESPN app features:

Live streaming access to the top events from the ESPN family of networks, including:

* NBA Regular Season and Playoffs
* Major League Baseball
* The Masters, US Open and The Open Championships
* College Football and Basketball
* Barclay’s Premier League, Spanish Primera Division and Euro 2012 Soccer
* All 4 Grand Slam tennis events
...and thousands more live events airing on the ESPN networks

Up-to-the-minute news, highlights and analysis with live streaming access to your favorite ESPN shows, including:

* SportsCenter
* Mike & Mike
* SportsNation
* Baseball Tonight
...and every other ESPN original show

Easy-to-use search functionality for locating your favorite teams, shows and events.

AirPlay is now supported for all networks.
Get now this application with your unique ID and secured password.

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How to download the App

Download WatchESPN app for free for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and iPad mini.
Download WatchESPN on PC or Mac:
1. Go to the WatchESPN application page in your iTunes.
2. Click the button to download the App.
3. Sync your iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or iPad mini with iTunes to install the WatchESPN app.
Download the App With iOS App Store:
1. Open the App Store on your iDevice.
2. Search for WatchESPN.
3. Click the button to download and install it on your device.
4. Enjoy.


You can securely create an apple profile with your information, but you have to be registered to iTunes in order to get the WatchESPN app to your device.
If you don’t have an active account, please register to iTunes store with a credit card number. In case you are not interested to open an account with your credit card, you can select the option ‘None’ during the secured registration.
*This WatchESPN application may be available in some countries.

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User Ratings

May 06
(5★) Perfect for on the go streaming
Its a 5 star app.Great streaming and no cutOuts. Works perfect
(3★) Just HORRIBLE
Not great but not terrible either. Just, okay.
May 05
(4★) I like it
Great app. Please don't ask me to leave another review.
(5★) Mr
What a great app thanks espn for letting me take you everywhere.
(5★) Awesome App
Enjoying the Real Madrid vs. Juventus first leg of semifinal of the UEFA Champions League! :)
(5★) Live games on the go
Excellent app to watch games on the go, thank you.
(5★) Finally DIRECTV
Finally DirecTv is a provider! Loving it!
(5★) Love it!
Great app that lets me watch all the games while on the go!
May 04
(2★) App keeps crashing.
Hey, everytime I try to click on the channel the app pops up and says I need to call my tv provider. I called my provider and
they say nothing is wrong on their end.
(3★) Great, but.
it crashes on occasion and unexpectedly.
(3★) Like it, but it keeps crashing.
When it works, it allows me to watch ESPN from my just doesn't always work.
(5★) Directv
Thanks for giving Directv customers access!
Apr 10
(5★) Great streaming
Great that you can watch ESPN for free anywhere
Apr 09
(5★) Masters
Really user friendlyWorks great
(5★) Great sports programs
I really enjoy this app. I get to watch matches that I missed and to catch live games. Fantastic app.
(5★) Great World Cup coverage and camera work
Am watching on iPhone and iPad. Quality of video is superb--as good as on a large screen, and better than in previous years.
(5★) Pastor
Watch ESPN is great for those of us with a busy schedule. Missed the press conference today due to obligations. Was able to sit
down and relax at the restaurant while my friend shopped. Caught the
(5★) Amazing App
This app is great. I love watching sports center anywhere I go. My day is never boring!
(5★) Great for on-the-go!
Perfect for events broadcasted by ESPN
(3★) There's still work to do.
As a standalone app, WatchESPN is great. However, the app crashes basically every commercial break when I stream to my TV using
Chromecast. Tough sledding for a cable cutter.
(5★) Disappointed
Could not watch my Dodgers play SD. Blackout is BS! Otherwise, I LOVE ESPN
(5★) Indispensable
Can't live without it! Works great. Especially with Masters on now.
Apr 08
(4★) Very satisfied
I'm very satisfied with the app with the exception of it dropping or freezing the stream now and then. Though I realize this could
be the fault of my internet provider. Easily my favorite app on my ph
(5★) Watch ESPN app
Love watch ESPN app, finally directv got it
Mar 13
(5★) Perfect!
I love this app! Perfect for my life style
(5★) Sweet!
Great app. Love it now that DirecTV is on it.
(5★) Fantastic
Like ability to watch events not televised
(5★) SEC Tournament alive!
DirecTV finally came through. Wish I knew this since it was available. Clear picture and sound on.and it looks great on my 6 Plus!
(5★) Great app
This is now a great app now that directv customers have access to it!
(5★) Dish Network (ESPN)
App works pretty good for the most part! Buffering problem but it may come from cell phone provider!
(4★) Very Useful App
This is a very convenient app. Love that it offers many games and a different variety of the ESPN channels. Will definitely keep
using it.
(5★) Big blue UK fan
Once I finally figured out how to get everything set up, it was awesome. I would recommend using this app.
(5★) Finally!
ESPN and Directv finally get along and I can now use WatchESPN. Thumbs up.
(5★) Great App - Fast and Easy to use
Great! You go straight to the menu of channels, from there to the events and quickly to the streaming. Too easy!
(3★) Convenient but the various contracts are messed up
The deals ESPN has with various cable providers are pretty screwed up. ESPN and ESPN2 but not ESPNU? The negotiations must have
been pretty heated to get diced down like that. The customers lose out.
(4★) Good so far
I have only had for a few days but so far it has been really good. I would recommend to get this app.
Mar 12
(5★) Solid!
First timer. Excellent quality, picture and sound. Had no problems with my DirecTV provider(as others reported). I feel much
better connected to my team (West Virginia) than ever.Thanks!
(5★) Super App
Works great on wireless or LTE! Gonna wear it out watching KY take #9.
(5★) About Time
Great App. Glad Directv finally got on board!
Mar 05
(4★) Keeps getting better
Earlier versions had crashing issues but this is much more stable. Check this many times a day, so very happy with this app
(4★) No problems with App
So far so good. Has worked well.
(5★) Finally
Great app! I am so happy that DirecTV finally added it.
(5★) Love ESPN
I don't need TV cause all I watch is Sports and the weather I can get both that on my IPhone now
(5★) Great!
Very convenient for someone alway on the run like me
(5★) Watch games everywhere!
Loving the app especially because I'm an AT&T U-Verse subscriber. Watch games anywhere
Mar 04
(5★) ESPN on the go!
This app is very convenient. Must have!
(5★) Best app
Works all the time best tv app all sports it just to clutch to have
(5★) Good App
Does what it's suppose to do. Streams high quality sports programming
(3★) Finally!
So glad you added Directv to the providers. Fix the bugs and this gets 5 stars.
(5★) JoeT.
Excellent app. There wasn't any buffering Easy viewing.
(5★) Must Have App
With so many sports events at this time of year, it's awesome to be able to watch your favorite team on your device when they're
not on regular TV. I think there's been great improvement in ease of us
Feb 07
(2★) App crashes with live streaming
Constant crashes with live streaming.
(4★) Almost 5 stars
I would give it 5 stars but I have to keep putting my provider every time I log in
(5★) Works great!
Enjoy using this app and having no performance issues at all. The updates keep making it better as well.
(5★) THafiz
Great picture quality . I enjoy watching international games like soccer & cricket . works well with my cable company . Thanks
Feb 06
(5★) Must have app!
If your a fan of ESPN then this app is a must have. Nuff said.
Jan 13
(4★) Pretty awesome
Pretty awesome as long as you have a good internet connection.
(3★) App keeps crashing
It will play for a short period and then crash and sometimes you get the audio sometimes you dont
(5★) ESPN everywhere!
The app works as needed on my iPhone 6 and iPad 2. No complaints.
(5★) Dope!
Just watched the National Championship and the app worked extremely well for the most part besides a couple slow ups.
(4★) Handy
It comes in handy when there is no cable or satellite service available as long as you can deal with the network contention.
(5★) Great for travelers
I travel a lot and this app helps me to follow my favorite teams wherever I am in the country. Not always able to out of
country.Have had no problems at all with this app
(4★) Love this app!
I struggled watching the college football championship game on my laptop, and found this app. I love it! Downloaded it and it
worked like a charm.
(5★) On the move!
A great way for college football enthusiasts to see the national championship game on the go!
Jan 12
(4★) ESPN
Works fine for a while then the gremlins attack. Some bugs & crashes constantly.
(5★) A Model of Customer Friendly
Every other media provider should take a look at ESPN - ease of use, cost. This is about as good as it gets. I love the app! if
you love sports you will too!
(5★) Great App
Very convenient to use on the go. So many shows to watch at all times.
(4★) Mans best friend
As long as I have wifi this app is the most useful on my phone. No matter the place I turn on the app and enjoy my sports 24/7
(5★) App
My School has ipads and this is all i do in class
(3★) App pretty good
I can always find something of interest here. Though maybe not what I originally wanted.
(5★) Love it
Love it! Can stay up with my sports while away
Jan 03
(4★) works great once you get it
As long as you have a service that provides the app and you know your user name and password, it works great. Good resolution and
sound on my iPad. While in my apartment with the wifi, I did not need
(5★) Great app
Fantastic app with no lags. I wish they cover more nba basketball
(3★) Not bad
Overall it is nice and vivid. The only thing I cannot figure out is how to make it work after my iPhone goes into the security
lock. Videos become unavailable for playback and finally the whole app ge
(5★) Every sports fan needs this app
Best sport app to have. Excellent picture. Wide coverage. Tv to go.
(4★) Good app optimization for iPhone 6 needed
Please optimize for full 1080 P resolution on iPhone 6 and the app will look much better currently blurry but works well update
(4★) Sports in the go!
Best one out there. The only thing that could be better would be a consolidation site/app - that served your sport on demand
independent of broadcaster. WatchESPN rocks!
(5★) Great job ESPN
Enjoy watching cricket! Streaming quality is great!
Jan 02
(5★) Great App!
Usually comes through the clutch! But it did have some temporary technical difficulties during this Rose Bowl first half, but it
eventually worked its self out and got back on track. Better than most
A must have app for any Sports guy out there
(3★) Nice.when it works
The apple tv version has a number of problems. Yesterday during the biggest games of the college football year the app was down. I
continually have to restart the app on multiple devices because the p
(4★) Great
Great to have if your not home to watch you games
(5★) Love it
App always runs well and even has replays with no commercials.
Jan 01
(4★) Good
Great option when away from a tv. Easy to set up and use. Love the fact that you can stream two items at the same time, side by
side. Unfortunately, Direct TV customers not yet supported and occasiona
Total 84 reviews with 89.8% ratings for this app.
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