TVCatchup is a website that every smartphone and tablet user should have at the top of their bookmarks. I’m sure many of you have already discovered the service, but if you haven’t, it allows you to watch live television on mobile devices, or through a web browser on your computer. It offers a great selection of Freeview channels, and best of all, it’s completely free to use; there’s no sign up fee or subscription charge.
And there’s no better time to discover the service than this weekend, when TVCatchup will be offering the ESPN channel for free, allowing viewers to tune into live soccer games from the English Premier League, Serie A, and the Bundesliga; in addition to live basketball from the NBA. Here’s what you’ve got to look forward to:
Friday 3rd February
|from 12.00pm||Open Sud de France – Quarter finals||ATP 250 World Tour|
|7.30pm||Nuremberg v Dortmund||German Bundesliga|
|1.00am (Saturday early morning)||New York Knicks at Boston Celtics||NBA|
Saturday 4th February
|4.30pm||Manchester City v Fulham||Barclays Premier League|
|1.00pm||Open Sud de France – Semi finals||ATP 250 World Tour|
|8.00pm||Roma v Inter Milan (delayed)||Italian Serie A|
|3.00am (Sunday early morning)||UFC 143 Nick Diaz v Carlos Condi||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
Sunday 5th February
|11.30am||Genoa v Lazio||Italian Serie A|
|1.45pm||AC Milan v Napoli||Italian Serie A|
|4.45pm||Kaiserslautern v Cologne||German Bundesliga|
|6.45pm||Talk of the Terrace||ESPN’s studio show|
|7.15pm||Fiorentina v Udinese (delayed)||Italian Serie A|
|9.30pm||Pardon the Interruption||ESPN’s studio show|
|10.00pm||Open Sud de France – Final (as live)||ATP 250 World Tour|
Saturday’s Premier League game, which will see league leaders Manchester City take on Fulham at the Etihad Stadium, will be the first Premier League fixture ever to be made available for free, according to ESPN. The broadcaster will be making its channel available to all from 6 AM GMT today, Friday, February 3; and it will remain free until 6 AM GMT on Monday, February 6.
So how do you tune in? Well, there are a number of ways: If you want to watch on an Android device, just visit m.tvcatchup.com in your web browser. If you’re using an iPhone, it’s iphone.tvcatchup.com; and for the iPad, it’s ipad.tvcatchup.com. Alternatively, you can use the free TVCatchup app for the iOS available in the App Store.
Will you be taking advantage of free ESPN this weekend?