As of April 2015, ESPN3 is available through a Time Warner Cable subscription. While ESPN3 does not have a designated channel on Time Warner, subscribers can use their Time Warner Cable account log-ins to gain access to ESPN3.com, which is an entirely online subscription-based service.
ESPN3 officially launched in August 2011 as an online service that carries a wide variety of sporting events, ranging from Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contests to American football games. The Service is available online with subscriptions to several cable companies, including Time Warner Cable, or certain high-speed Internet services. It is also available for Xbox Live Gold members.