New agreement allows access to online sports network
BendBroadband, a regional technology leader in broadband, digital cable and communication services, has reached an agreement with ESPN to provide customers with access to ESPN3, a TV Everywhere product from ESPN. ESPN3 is a multi-screen sports network delivering live events to fans through a rich, interactive, and easy-to-use online experience. BendBroadband High-speed Internet customers with Essentials or Preferred cable TV packages now have access to ESPN3 online with bendbroadband2go.
To access ESPN3, BendBroadband customers simply need to visit bendbroadband.com/2go. From there, they will be sent to ESPN3 and asked to authenticate their account by using their BendBroadband email address and password.
ESPN3 carries thousands of hours of exclusive live games and events each year including college football and basketball, top international soccer, tennis, golf, cricket and more. This live streaming service offers both live and replay events to sports fans around the world, and is available in the U.S. only to individuals who receive their high-speed Internet connection from an affiliated service provider like BendBroadband.
TV Everywhere is a relatively new technology that provides television viewers who subscribe to cable access to television online. Not all television networks have a TV Everywhere component. BendBroadband’s TV Everywhere menu can be located at bendbroadband.com/2go. ESPN3 Network is the latest programming to be offered through BendBroadband2Go, which offers nine networks, so far, for customers to watch online. Each network’s viewing platform options vary. For example, ESPN3 is only available on a desktop browser, while HBO2Go is available on a PC, Mac, ipad, iphone, xBox360, Kindle, or various Android devices.
ESPN3 is ESPN’s live multi-screen sports network, a 24/7 destination that delivers thousands of live, global sports events annually. It is currently available to 72 million homes at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or cable TV video subscription from an affiliated service provider. It is also available at no cost to approximately 21 million U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers connected to on-campus educational networks and on-base military networks.