ESPN Plus launches this Spring on iOS and Android for $4.99 per month

Disney president Bob Iger told CNBC yesterday that ESPN Plus, a new streaming service from the self proclaimed “sports leader” will be priced at $4.99 a month when it launches this spring. The platforms that will be offering the app include iOS, Android, tvOS and Chromecast. “10,000 live regional, national, and international games and events a year” will be streamed including Major League Baseball, National Hockey League and Major Soccer League contests.

ESPN Plus will rollout at the same time that the revised ESPN app makes its appearance. The latter will continue to offer scores, highlights …

Redesigned ESPN app is coming next Spring to stream live games, real time scores and more

Dah dah dah. Dah dah dah. That, ladies and Gentlemen, is the iconic ESPN Sportscenter theme. If you’re a die hard sports fan, you can hear it playing in your mind. Dah dah dah. Dah dah dah. ESPN even uses it with its app to alert users of a notification. Now, ESPN and its parent company Disney are planning on adding a streaming service next year called ESPN + that will be available from a redesigned ESPN app. Disney CEO Bob Iger says, “This one app (will offer) sports fans far more than they can get on any other app, website or channel.”

The streaming service will allow users to catch the …

ESPN and Samsung team up for a VR stream of extreme sports

ESPN is among the biggest sports networks in the world, and it’s always striving to push the boundaries of media and deliver a little extra to gain the edge over its competition. This time, the sports network has decided to stream the X Games – an extreme sports competition – in VR.

This is hardly the first time sports events get official VR streams. Both the NBA and the NCAA have already streamed some of its games in VR, and the PGA Tour made a single hole of The Players Championship available to watch in virtual reality.

Similar to other sports events before …