ESPN+ is Disney's new $4.99/mo premium, ad-free subscription for all of the best sports content from around the world.
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ESPN Launches ESPN+, its Partial Answer to Cord CuttingAfter several months of hype, ESPN today formally launched ESPN+, a new streaming video service the company claims finally gives cord cutters what they want. We've noted previously how that's not really true; what customers want is the ESPN broadcast channel in streaming video form at a reasonable price.
ESPN+ is the sports-streaming cord cutters have been waiting forFor $5 a month, the service doesn't get you everything, but it gets you a lot. ESPN+ also won't have a standalone app: It's actually baked into the main ESPN app for iOS, Apple TV, Android, Amazon devices, as well as the web.
Disney kicks off its streaming future today with ESPN+Today is the debut of ESPN+, a $4.99 direct-to-consumer subscription video service that offers a little bit of MLB and NHL action with a lot of stuff that you don't typically see on ESPN when channel surfing. There's no separate app to download; ESPN+ is part of the redesigned, improved ESPN app that's also available today on Android, iOS, and connected TV devices.
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