ESPN Deportes, ESPNEWS Now Available on WatchESPN to Charter Customers

| September 12, 2013 | |

ESPN’s Spanish-language and 24/7 news and information sports networks are now accessible on multiple devices

FORT WORTH, Texas – Charter customers can now enjoy ESPN’s Spanish-language and 24/7 news and information sports networks on their computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox and Apple TV.

ESPN has launched the availability of ESPN Deportes and ESPNEWS on WatchESPN – accessible online at, on smartphones and tablets via the award-winning WatchESPN app, through ESPN on Xbox LIVE to Gold members and on Apple TV – to fans who receive their video subscription from Charter.

Charter customers will now be able to access ESPN Deportes and ESPNEWS in addition to others currently available via WatchESPN, including ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. Access to ESPN Goal Line/Buzzer Beater is scheduled for launch later this year.

ESPN Deportes – first launched in January 2004 and currently available in more than 5.8 million Nielsen Hispanic cable households nationwide – is a 24-hour Spanish-language sports network devoted to serving U.S. Latino sports fans by offering high-quality, culturally relevant sports programming.  The network currently provides the most diverse sports programming available on Spanish-language television and 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, among others.

ESPNEWS debuted in November 1996 to compliment 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.

Visit or call 1-888-GET-CHARTER (1-888-438-2427) for more information.


About Charter

Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter TV® video entertainment programming, Charter Internet® access, and Charter Phone®. Charter Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter’s advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at

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