ESPN is planning to launch in major US cities in the summer.
The sports network will be the first to offer live coverage of the NFL in the United States, the network announced Monday.
ESPN is currently the only network that offers live NFL games on its TV channel.
The network said it will debut in cities including Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, Tampa Bay, Washington and Chicago.
It said it plans to bring the live NFL coverage to more than 20 cities throughout the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
It also said it would launch the program in major markets in Asia, the Middle East and Latin America, where it will have the most international audience.
ESPN and its sports channel will also stream content from ESPN’s mobile apps.
The first live NFL telecast will be this Sunday at 8 p.m.
ET, ESPN said.
ESPN plans to offer more than 100 live games, with more than 60 of them scheduled to air on its network.