Launched in 1989, ESPN’s pan-regional Latin America network transmits in Spanish, Portuguese, and English to 42 countries and territories and is currently available in over 20 million homes in the region. ESPN also offers regional networks: ESPN 2 (Mexico and the northern cone); ESPN+ (Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay); ESPN+ Andina; ESPN Brasil; ESPN2 Caribbean serving English-speaking fans in the Caribbean. In April 2009, ESPN launched ESPN HD in Brazil, the company’s first channel available in HD in region.
ESPN syndicates content to radio outlets in ten countries and maintains three popular sports websites—ESPNdeportes.com, one of the leading Spanish-language Web sites in Latin America, ESPN.com.br, which is offered in Portuguese for users in Brazil and ESPNsoccernet.com. Additionally, ESPN is responsible for ad sales and affiliate sales representation of the Walt Disney Television International Latin America.