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AT&T U-verse Customers Can Now Access ESPN Deportes and ESPNews on WatchESPN

ESPN's Spanish-language 24/7 news and information sports networks now accessible on computers, smartphones and tablets

Dallas, Texas, September 17, 2013

ESPN has launched the availability of ESPN Deportes and ESPNEWS to fans online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the award-winning WatchESPN app, and on other devices to Gold Members. 

AT&T U-verse customers can now access the Spanish-language sports network as well as the 24/7 news and information network via WatchESPN, in addition to others available. These also include ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3 and ESPN Goal Line/Buzzer Beater.

ESPN Deportes is devoted to serving U.S. Latino sports fans. It offers high-quality, culturally relevant sports programming.  It first launched in January 2004. And it is available in more than 5.8 million Nielsen Hispanic cable households nationwide.  The network currently provides the most diverse sports programming available on Spanish-language television. It offers more than 117 hours of original studio content every week. Live events include:

  • Mexican League Soccer (Liga and Copa MX)
  • 2014 & 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying
  • UEFA Europa League, International Friendlies
  • Spain’s Supercopa & Copa del Rey Final
  • MLS
  • Brazilian League Soccer
  • UEFA European Football Championship (Euro2016)
  • Euro 2016 qualifying matches
  • Dutch League
  • Major League Baseball
  • Caribbean Series
  • NFL's Monday Night Football
  • the College Football Bowl Championship Series
  • NBA, exclusive telecast of Friday Night Fights

ESPNEWS debuted in November 1996 to complement ESPN and ESPN2’s increasing event and show programming with a narrower news and highlights format.  It has retained that focus while adding replays and time-shifted episodes of news and information programs.

AT&T U-verse TV is the fastest growing TV provider in the U.S.* and U-verse is a nearly $12 billion annualized revenue stream in only seven years since its initial launch in 2006. AT&T U-verse TV was recently named Frost & Sullivan Video Company of the Year. For additional information on AT&T U-verse - or to find out if it's available in your area - visit www.att.com/u-verse.