ESPN Upgrades Broadband Network
ESPN is launching a revamped version of its broadband network, ESPN360.com, with an improved video player, live statistics, and social networking features that let fans chat during live games, Broadcasting & Cable reports. The new ESPN360.com player, which is officially being launched as a
beta “2.0” version this week, will maintain those standards while also
delivering true full-screen capability for the first time.
ESPN360.com uses Move Networks’ adaptive streaming technology, which
dynamically adjusts the encoding rate of streaming video based on a
subscriber’s available bandwidth.
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