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How To Watch ESPN3 Away From Home

Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2016

ESPN3 is an internet sports channel that carries thousands of live and replay games and events online each year. Many UNI and other Missouri Valley Conference matchups air each season on ESPN3.

Recently, The way to access ESPN3 content on a phone or tablet or remotely (using a non-CFU internet connection) has changed.

Customers with FiberHome internet who do not receive ESPN through CFU TV service should now follow the instructions below to watch ESPN3 games on a phone or tablet or away from home.

What is the same:
CFU high-speed internet customers can watch an ESPN3 game on a desktop or laptop computer using a CFU internet connection. Simply open a web browser and go to ESPN3.com. No login is required. Note that ESPN3.com does not work through a web browser on a phone or tablet.

What has changed:
CFU high-speed internet customers can now register for a watchTVeverywhere password to watch ESPN3 content through the WatchESPN app. This allows internet customers to watch ESPN3 content away from home and on phones or tablets.

First, sign up for a TV Everywhere password at cfu.net/wtve. You will need a valid email address and your CFU account number to register.

To watch on a tablet orphone, download the free WatchESPN app and login using your password. To watch on a laptop remotely, visit WatchESPN.com and login.

Basic Plus TV Customers
Access for Basic Plus TV customers to ESPN3 at home or on the road has not changed. In addition to ESPN3 games, TV subscribers have web and mobile access to ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN News and the SEC Network. If the network is in your qualifying TV plan, you’ll have access through the WatchESPN app or website with a TV Everywhere password.

Sign up for a TV Everywhere password at cfu.net/wtve. Web and mobile viewing is included with your TV plan at no extra charge if your service includes one of these:

  • Set-top box or DVR
  • EZ HD tuner
  • Cable card
  • Online digital access

If your service does not include any of these items, please call 319-268-5283 to add web and mobile access to your TV plan.