ESPN2 launches March 1st
ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD are set to bring more NBA, NFL, European Football and Rugby and more.
Following word that ESPN2 would join Austar from March 1st, now it is confirmed for Foxtel, along with ESPN2 HD on both pay networks.
ESPN2 will bring ‘more live coverage of the ATP World Tour, more NBA, more NFL, more MLB, more European Football and Rugby, more College Sports, more action sports and thousands of hours of news and information programming, all delivered in ESPN’s market-leading High Definition.’
“The launch of ESPN2 and ESPN 2HD and the enhancements to our broadband service represent a significant expansion of ESPN’s business in Australia,” said Mike Morrison, ESPN’s VP & General Manager, Asia Pacific.
“In conjunction with our partners at Foxtel and Austar we are able to deliver Australian sports fans more 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 ESPN2 and ESPN2 HD will allow us to bring more content and more choice to an ever-increasing fan base.”
ESPN 360 will also be rebranded to ESPN3.com and re-launch with a new, improved video player.