ESPN3 is an online channel from the sports network owned by Disney/ABC. Here is a list of ISP's that pay for their subscribers to have access [espn3]. Wondering how to be a part of that? Me too. So I contacted them. This is the response:
If you'd like more information on how to become an ESPN3.com affiliate provider, please write back with the information requested below. We will then forward your request to our Affiliate Sales team and they will contact you shortly to provide more information.
Name of ISP:
City and State where ISP is headquartered:
Your Name and Title: Contact Number:
For live assistance with this or any other issue, please call Customer Care at 1-888-549-3776 (ESPN) between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. EST.
One ISP owner, Dane Jasper at Sonic.Net, doesn't like the idea of ISP's paying to carry content. It's the cable model moving to the Internet. Read why here.