Just received this press release from ESPN. Subscribers to Time Warner Cable and Bright House Cable systems and also receive their internet through those companies will be able to see ESPN2, ESPNU and the college basketball cut-in channel, Buzzer Beater online. This is in addition to ESPN which was made available to customers late last year.
Right now, subscribers will be able to watch via their computers, but it’s expected that access through smart phones and tablets will be made down the line. We have the details from ESPN.
Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks Customers Are First to Have Access to Latest Authenticated NetworksNEW YORK, N.Y. and BRISTOL, Conn. – Beginning Jan. 25, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks customers will be able to watch ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN Buzzer Beater on their computer. Access to these authenticated services is contingent upon the customer having a video subscription to the networks. Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks customers already have similar access to ESPN and ESPN3.com online, services which were added in October as part of a wide-ranging agreement between the companies.The networks – ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, and ESPN Buzzer Beater – are accessible through a central website, ESPNnetworks.com, which will also include a link to ESPN3.com. Users will have the option to view the main channels in several views, including picture-in-picture, simultaneous viewing of more than one channel and full-screen viewing of a single channel. Access through certain other Internet enabled devices such as mobile phones and tablets is expected in the near future.