What is ESPN Plus: The live sports streamer explained

Over the past year, ESPN’s business model has changed, both from a broadcast and digital perspective. Now “The Worldwide Leader in Sports” is putting a greater emphasis on its additional paid service, ESPN+. Not meant as a replacement for the cable channel, it’s a subscription add-on to ESPN that is quickly becoming essential for the sports fan who doesn’t have a cable subscription to access ESPN’s content and coverage.

ESPN Plus also has grown to encompass ESPN Insider, ESPN.com’s paid subscription that provided access to “Insider” content like special analysis, fantasy sports content, and more. Today, more and more content qualifies as “Insider” material, making ESPN+ a more essential service for sports fans, especially if you follow ESPN’s top analysts like Zach Lowe and Bill Barnwell. Additionally, subscribers get exclusive access to certain sports co