U.S. vs. Germany match sets another ESPN streaming record with 1.7M viewers

Another huge U.S. soccer match, another ESPN online streaming record. There were more than 1.7 million concurrent viewers using WatchESPN during today’s U.S. vs. Germany World Cup match, breaking a previous record that was set during the last U.S. match against Portugal. The huge amount of viewers caused several connection issues for soccer fans: WatchESPN app has crashed for… Read More

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World Cup record: U.S. vs. Portugal match was ESPN’s most-streamed event ever

Soccer and streaming seem to go well together. ESPN announced today that Sunday’s thrilling roller-coaster World Cup match between the U.S. and Portugal set a new record with 1.37 million viewers who streamed the event online via WatchESPN. That broke a record which was previously set just nine days earlier, when 1.1 million viewers streamed the opening match… Read More