Stream ESPN Roku

ESPN Roku is mandatory in the Roku channel list if you are a sports buff. You can stream many international tournaments like the Australian Open and some regional games also. Don’t have any idea about activating the ESPN channels on Roku? Find out the best ways to activate the channel without burning holes in your pocket.

Paid IPTV services to stream ESPN

The advent of IPTV services has made the channel purchase easier for the cord-cutters. To activate ESPN Roku, you need to activate either Sling TV or DirecTV as their subscription rates are lesser. The channel packages are given below from which you can pick to activate ESPN on ROKU.


Sling TV

Sling TV is one of the most reliable IPTV services in the United States which has nearly two million active users. There are two base plans with different contents and the charges will vary accordingly. The Orange pack is available for two dollars while the blue pack can be acquired by paying twenty-five dollars. Activate the Sling TV on Roku to watch the best channels like ESPN.

DirecTV Now

DirecTV Now on Roku has diverse plans and this seems to be the reason for attracting over 1.2 million users. You can choose any one pack from basic, entertainment, Choice, Xtra, Ultimate and Premier packs to stream the ESPN channel on Roku.

Activate Sling TV or DirecTV to watch ESPN

Follow the steps given below to add the ESPN channel using either of the subscription packages mentioned above. The procedure is similar for both Sling TV and DirecTV, so just tag along with the directives.

  • Go to the Roku home page and tap on the Search option available on the top-left corner. Enter the keyword “Sling TV” or “DirecTV” to find the channel. You will also obtain a list of channels that appear on the television screen.
  • Choose Sling or DirecTV depending upon the language you like as these subscription services are available in several languages and click the Add Channel option
  • Wait until the installation is done, wherein, you will see the notification right after the channel is included to your Roku account. Return to the Roku home screen and check whether the channel icon is available on the home screen.
  • Sign in by furnishing the credentials of your channel provider and then scroll through the channel list available to find your favorite channel. Now you are all set to stream the ESPN Roku.

ESPN Roku using Kodi

It is possible to stream the ESPN Roku without using the subscription services and you can do it with KODI installation. The contents available in the channel are free to stream as KODI is an open source software.


ESPN app is available in the Play store from which you can install it on Android mobile devices to get instant updates and scores of your favorite tournaments. Similarly, you can download on your Apple devices from App Store. You can also watch live international tournaments using the ESPN app.

Australian Open 2019 is ready to stream on ESPN

ESPN is the best way to stream Australian Open 2019 on Roku if you reside in the United States. Get ready to watch the first Grand Slam of the year on your very own Roku streaming player.

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