ESPN3 with Directv and Time Warner Cable (1 Viewer)

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ejb1980

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Does anyone have any tips for how I can watch ESPN3?

I have been arguing with Time Warner Cable all night about holding ESPN3 hostage since I have their Internet (only option) but Directv for actual TV. They (TWC) are claiming that I must be a subscriber to their TV service to watch ESPN3. I live in an area where I can't watch Stanford play this weekend and I would like to do that. Is this worth contacting Directv? I feel they'll make me pay $25 to watch it in the channel 788-792 range, but if they'd throw WABC just for the night, I'd be more than happy.

This happened last week, too, and I tolerated it - even after being told on the phone that a local place "certainly has ESPN game plan" and then arriving and asking for it again when I got there to see 2-0-6 appear on the screen and then realizing they didn't know the difference between ESPN game plan and ESPN. They let me play around with the remote, but the 788-792 range was not active. *face palm*

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While I don't have TWC, I have BUCKEYE Cable System for my internet and D* forTV, They allow me to have espn3 as long as I have their internt ...

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Mediacom does the same.

To the OP, TWC gets to make their own rules, and unfortunately for you, they made the one that is keeping you from getting ESPN3. :(
 

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please read the responses before trying to actually put up an argument

NYC is carrying the game on WABC and the big 4 nets are CONUS

so it doesnt matter how many spotbeams cover NC. The fact he could "move" feasibly to NY for the weekend solves his issues
 
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