ESPN has today announced the launch of ESPN HD on SKY NZ and ESPN3.com on ISKY.
ESPN’s HD signal is well known for its unrivalled crystal clear clarity, delivering the best of international sport through an amazing picture experience.
The detailed life like picture quality, with up to five times the sharpness of today’s television, delivers sports fans with a truly amazing viewing experience.
ESPN3.com’s broadband channel allows sports fans the option to choose from multiple simultaneous events, to view events on demand at their leisure and view short form news clips and full length programs featuring their favourite teams and athletes.
ESPN, ESPN HD and ESPN3.com will deliver NZ Sports fans more LIVE and EXCLUSIVE sport than ever before.
With a portfolio of international sport that continues to expand, ESPN, ESPN HD and ESPN3.com will offer more choice and more unrivalled and exclusive international sports coverage – including Live and Exclusive coverage of the ATP World Tour, NBA, NFL, MLB, European Football and Rugby, College Sports, action sports and thousands of hours of news and information programming, all delivered in ESPN’s market-leading High Definition.
ESPN3.com will be the online home for LIVE and ON DEMAND sports video available to SKY Sport subscribers with multiroom , delivering exclusive access to more than 2500 LIVE events each year.
ESPN3.com offers EXCLUSIVE access to LIVE online coverage of games that are not broadcast anywhere in New Zealand, as well as simulcasts of games televised on ESPN and ESPN HD.
ESPN3.com’s new video player will allow users to participate in social networking features such as FACEBOOK live stream conversations with friends and other fans who are watching ESPN3.com events.
“This is a very exciting time for ESPN, the launch of ESPN HD and ESPN 3.com represent a significant expansion of ESPN’s business in New Zealand,” said Mike Morrison, ESPN’s VP & General Manager, Asia Pacific.
“In conjunction with our partner SKY, we are able to deliver New Zealand sports fans more of the best sporting content from around the globe. ESPN remains at the forefront of sports broadcasting from our coverage of the best games from some of the world’s biggest leagues to our innovative and entertaining news and information programming. The addition of ESPN HD and ESPN3.com will allow us to bring more content, more choice and unrivalled crystal clear pictures to an ever-increasing fan base.”
To access ESPN3.com, SKY Sport subscribers with multiroom can go to www.isky.co.nz/ESPN3.com. Subscribers can watch it in standard or full-screen mode in high-quality.
ISP charges may apply for this service and some corporate networks may restrict access.