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ESPNPlay.com Launch on LIMETV Lets Fans Enjoy Sports Whenever, Wherever
Subscribers to LIMETV in Barbados now have another medium to access sports whenever and wherever they want online via ESPNPlay.com. LIMETV subscribers can access ESPNPlay.com free of charge at www.espnplay.com and by selecting the LIME icon, or by logging onto limetv.com.
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ESPNPlay.com is ESPN Caribbean’s live broadband sports network, a 24/7 destination that delivers live, global sports events online. It is currently available to LIMETV’s subscribers in Barbados; LIME plans to offer ESPNPlay.com to LIMETV subscribers in other territories soon.
With ESPNPlay.com, fans can toggle between up to 20 events in a main viewing window, and with a single click, jump to another event. Video can be expanded to full screen or reduced to a compact size.
ESPNPlay.com features live online sports viewing from a broad array of global events, including cricket, soccer and baseball. Some games are available live while others are broadband-enhanced versions of games from ESPN Caribbean’s two TV networks. In many cases games and events are available for replay varying from 24 hours to more than a week after the original airing, depending on the sport.
ESPNPlay.com programming for the Caribbean region features:
- Cricket: Caribbean T20, Caribbean Regional Super50, Nokia Champions League T20, U-19 World Cup, World T20, Champions Trophy, ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC Women’s World Cup
- Soccer: Barclays English Premier League, UEFA, Euro 2012, Italian Serie A, MLS, International competitions
- Baseball: MLB, College Baseball
- Basketball: 1,400+ Men’s and Women’s College Basketball games, NBA, FIBA, High School
- Football: 400+ College Football games, Bowl Championship Series, FCS, High School
- NCAA Championships: Lacrosse, Hockey, Baseball, Softball, Wrestling, Swimming & Diving, Track & Field
- Tennis: 1,600+ hours of multi-court coverage of Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open, ATP
- Golf: Extensive coverage of the US Open, The Masters, The Open Championship
- Additional Sports: Summer & Winter X Games, Rugby
Gail Niles, LIME’s Head of Marketing, said, “This value-added service is exactly the type of premium experience our customers deserve. ESPNPlay.com simply puts the worldwide sports arena at our customers’ fingertips to enjoy anywhere, day or night – at home or at play. And the best part for the customer, new and existing, is that this cool feature is free, all they have to is sign-up at limetv.com.”
Bernard Stewart, Vice President and General Manager, ESPN Caribbean and Maritime, said, “ESPN is committed to providing the Caribbean sports fans the programming they want to see when they want to see it. ESPNPlay.com underscores this commitment, with a tailored programming line-up for the Caribbean market and 24/7 access to that programming with a click of a toggle.”
LIMETV offers three packages: the Starter, Premier and Signature to cater to a wide variety of tastes, In addition to these packages there are a number of additional channels which customers can include to tailor their television line-up that caters to their needs. Customers may sign-up for the service online at limetv.com or in any LIME retail outlet.
LIME is the Caribbean’s largest telecommunications company with a proud history in the region, and which is always working to improve life in the Caribbean. LIME delivers the very best communication services to governments, businesses and families in 13 Caribbean countries with one unifying promise—building, connecting and serving communities. LIME is part of Cable & Wireless Communications PLC, one of the world’s leading communications companies.
About ESPN Caribbean
ESPN Caribbean is part of ESPN International, a division of ESPN, Inc. ESPN International has grown to include ownership — in whole or in part — of 48 television networks outside of the United States, as well as a variety of brand extension businesses, which allow ESPN to reach fans in over 200 countries and territories. ESPN Caribbean business entities include two television networks ESPN Caribbean and ESPN 2 Caribbean, radio, internet, broadband, wireless and special events.
ESPN International and its holdings maintain offices or production facilities in key locations around the world including Bangalore, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Delhi, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Mexico City, Miami, Montpellier, Mumbai, Paris, São Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Taiwan, and Toronto. ESPN is 80 percent owned by ABC, Inc., which is an indirect subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. The Hearst Corporation holds a 20 percent interest in ESPN. The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with four business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment and consumer products.