ESPN is making live programming from ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 available to users of Android devices, as long as they're subscribers to that content through Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks or Verizon FiOS TV. There may, said the broadcaster, be other pay-TV operators on board soon, as talks with them are ongoing.
The roll out comes on the heels of ESPN's push onto Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPads, iPhones and iPod touch devices a month ago with ESPN's WatchESPN app.
For the moment, the programming available on Android and iOS devices, as well as at ESPNnetworks.com, are ad free, but the broadcaster says it expects to have ads on those platforms in August.
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