ESPN+ Now Available to Charter’s Spectrum TV Select Plus Customers for No Extra Charge, Following Addition of Disney+

ESPN+ is now available to Charter’s Spectrum TV Select Plus customers nationwide at no additional cost — coming after the cable operator added Disney+ for free earlier this year.

The addition of ESPN+, which regularly costs $10.99 per month, comes under Disney and Charter’s distribution agreement reached in September 2023 — following a 12-day blackout of ESPN and other Disney networks on Charter.

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Charter’s activation of the ESPN+ direct-to-consumer inclusion offer means qualified Spectrum video customers can stream thousands of hours of live sports and original programming through the Xumo Stream Box or any other ESPN+ supported device.

Charter’s TV Select Plus customers who already have Disney+ as part of their Spectrum service can use their Disney+ account credentials so that both subscriptions are under one account; eligible customers who already have ESPN+ can go to the website where ESPN+ was purchased and use their existing sign-in credentials to manage their subscriptions once they’ve signed up for their Spectrum-provided service.

New and existing Spectrum TV Select Plus customers can learn more about how to activate their ESPN+ subscription on Charter’s website at this link.

ESPN+ streams more than 30,000 live events annually, including exclusive UFC events, NHL games, college sports from more than 20 conferences, international soccer, exclusive PGA Tour Live coverage, Grand Slam tennis, international cricket and more. ESPN+ also provides exclusive access to on-demand original content, including series like “Peyton’s Places,” “Man in the Arena,” “The Captain,” “Why Not Us” and the entire library of ESPN’s award-winning 30 for 30 films.

“Through our collaboration with Disney we are providing a better experience for our customers,” said Tom Montemagno, Charter’s EVP of programming acquisition. “Making ESPN+ available to our TV Select Plus customers allows us to cater to sports fans’ evolving viewing habits with one high-value video package that includes the best of linear and direct-to-consumer sports content.”

“The addition of ESPN+ to Spectrum’s offerings helps bridge the gap between linear TV and streaming services to provide a comprehensive entertainment solution for Spectrum customers,” said Justin Connolly, president of platform distribution for the Walt Disney Co.

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