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PlayOn adds streaming World Cup games

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 13 Jun 2010 17:55

PlayOn adds streaming World Cup games PlayOn, the popular streaming service used on the Wii, PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles has announced the addition of ESPN3 World Cup live-streaming to the service.
It is important to note that only certain ISPs have access to ESPN3, but those include most of the largest providers, such as Comcast, AT&T, Cox and Verizon. You can check if your provider offers the network here: http://espn.go.com/espn3/channelFinder.

To get the service to work, you must buy and download the PlayOn software on your PC, and then you can stream the content to any DLNA-compatible device, including the aforementioned gaming consoles.

Current content available includes Hulu, Netflix, YouTube, Comedy Central, Adult Swim, NHL, PBS.org, MTV.com and VH1.com and others.

It was reported on Friday that the start of the World Cup has led to record Internet traffic levels, with users flocking to news sites for results, or live streaming the games and highlights.

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