ESPN on Freeview

ESPN who have bought the rights to broadcast the English Premier League matches that Setanta were due to show before they went into administration has started to broadcast on Freeview Channel 34.

While this service is encrypted, it is currently being provided free to anyone who was previously a Setanta subscriber.

The channel was added to Sky’s “News and Events” pack today, it is also available as a standalone premium channel on Virgin Media priced at £10 per month. BT are also looking to supply ESPN over the BT Vision platform.