ESPN3 is not available on Dish Network's satellite service, but is available online for Dish Network customers who subscribe to ESPN, as of June 2015. ESPN3 is an online-only broadcast service that streams live events and replays of ESPN programming.
Dish Network customers who subscribe to a package including ESPN can view ESPN3 by navigating to WatchESPN.com and selecting a program from the homepage. A prompt appears asking the customer to choose the cable or satellite provider to authenticate the subscription to ESPN. A username and password for the Dish Network account are needed.
WatchESPN.com and the WatchESPN iPhone and Android apps stream live broadcasts of ESPN, ESPNU, ESPN2 and other channels in the ESPN family. WatchESPN apps can be downloaded for free.