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New ESPN+ Standalone Sports Streaming Service Launches April 12

Sports Center
April 2, 2018

The $4.99 per month ESPN+ standalone streaming service launches on Thursday, April 12, according to ESPN.

Officially announced in February, the new direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service will offer sports fans a dynamic lineup of live sports, original content, and on-demand programming.

ESPN+ will be an integrated part of a refreshed ESPN app. ESPN+ content will also be available through

According to ESPN, the revised ESPN app will include:

  • SCORES, NEWS, HIGHLIGHTS: The sports scores, news, video highlights and clips, features and analysis that fans turn to every day;
  • “TV EVERYWHERE” VIDEO: Authenticated live streaming of ESPN’s eight U.S. networks — ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN Deportes, SEC Network, Longhorn Network – as well as popular on-demand programs, accessed anywhere via the user’s pay TV subscription;
  • ESPN+: Direct-to-consumer subscription streaming access to thousands of additional live sporting events, original content and shows, and on-demand video library;
  • ESPN AUDIO – LIVE AND ON DEMAND: The leading library of sports audio content, including live ESPN Radio streaming and a lineup of top sports podcasts.

It will be interesting to see whether folks are willing to pay $4.99 per month for exclusive sports content. What say you? Let us know below.