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BLINK Entertainment serves up ESPN sport buffet

BLINK Entertainment Content Manager Tisha Lewis and Business Analyst Devon Ramphal show how ESPNPlay works

According to the World Sports Encyclopedia there are over 7,500 indigenous sports and sporting games worldwide. Just under 100 of these have been enough to keep a multitude of men and women around the world enthralled by the skill and creativity of the players.

The global sport industry is variously estimated to range between US$145bn to US$600bn. The demand for sport content is unquestionable and communications technology is evolving new ways to satisfy the unique interests of the billions of fans around the world.
ESPN recently launched a new service that blends their world renowned reputation for showcasing adrenaline pumping events with the Internet’s forte for anywhere, anytime content.

ESPNPlay.com is an online broadcast network for live and recorded sports programming. It harnesses the quality ESPN has built through its TV networks and delivers online sports content to consumers through a rich, interactive and easy-to-use experience. No longer is the sport enthusiast tied to a fixed TV screen or need to forgo video content and only hear radio or audio feeds when they are on the move.

ESPNPlay.com is a service provided by ESPN in partnership with subscription TV providers to deliver the video sport content viewers love, right on their computer, tablet or smartphone!

BLINK Entertainment scored a win for its customers in securing the addition of ESPNPlay.com to its already flexible and extensive range of video content.  BLINK Entertainment customers that already receive ESPN channels can view the content on ESPNplay.com at no additional cost. Tennis, Premier League matches, Golf, Cricket, NFL football and track and field are just some of the events on ESPNPlay.com, making it a veritable buffet of spectacular sports that the user gets to control when and where they view it.

 ESPNPlay.com broadcasts thousands of live games and events online. Some events are exclusive to ESPNPlay.com, while others are broadband-enhanced versions of games from one of ESPN's TV networks and affiliate partner networks.

Dianna De Sousa – EVP, BLINK Services and Tobago Operations said they were excited to work with ESPNPlay. “We understand that our customers are constantly seeking innovative solutions that keep pace with the dynamics of modern living.” ESPNPlay.com is a great marriage with Blink Entertainment that can take advantage of TSTT’s network infrastructure for 4G mobile service as well as Bzones for speedy WiFi access in over 50 zones nationwide. “For Blink Entertainment, we are continuously striving to offer more value and the most interactive, convenient and affordable options to our customers.”

BLINK Entertainment customers can sign up for ESPNPlay.com and see
-Cricket: Caribbean Twenty-20
-Football: Italian Serie A, Premier League, Dutch Eredivisie, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League and others
-Tennis: Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, U.S. Open and the Masters 1000;
-Basketball: NBA, Euroleague and NCAA
-Golf: The Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Tour
-Rugby: Six Nations, International Test Matches, European Club Cup and others
-Extreme: X Games (summer and winter)
-Baseball: MLB
-Motorsport: Indianapolis 500, American Le Mans Series, AMA Motocross, NHRA Drag Racing
-Boxing: Friday Night Fights
-American Football: NCAA Regular Season, Bowl Championship Series

BLINK Entertainment customers and ESPN fans can visit www.blinkentertainment.tt for more details about ESPNPlay.com and instructions for logging into this new and exciting sports portal.