DirecTV customers now have full access to the video streaming mobile apps provided by ABC and its parent company Disney. That includes the WatchESPN app for the iPhone and iPad along with a bunch of other apps offering both live and on-demand video content.
The deal gives all those millions of DirecTV owners the same access to streaming content from Disney that are offered to customers of other US cable TV providers as well as Dish, which added support in April 2014. ESPN stated:
The new agreement will also allow DirecTV owners to watch new episodes shows from ABC and ABC Family one day after they are broadcast on the Watch ABC and Watch ABC Family apps.
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