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  • November 10, 2015
    LOS ANGELES & ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV today announced a major new agreement with T-Mobile, allowing Sling TV subscribers to watch live sports, movies and other popular shows on their T-Mobile smartphones and tablets without eating into their LTE data. In addition, customers on a qualifying T-Mobile Simple Choice plan who sign up for Sling TV can receive 30 percent off the “Best of Live TV” package for 12 months as part of the exclusivemore...
  • November 9, 2015
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the wake of federal court action and subsequent enforcement efforts to shut down the distribution of pirated content via the “TVpad” streaming device, Sling TV has announced a promotion to help connect U.S.-based fans of Chinese television with a legal, reliable source of popular programming. Earlier this year, DISH Network L.L.C. (of which Sling TV is a subsidiary), China Central Television (CCTV), Chinamore...
  • July 20, 2015
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV today released its first advertising campaign nationally across TV, social and digital platforms. The #TakeBackTV campaign targets Sling TV’s strategic audience: the millennial generation that is increasingly opting out of traditional pay-TV subscriptions. “Millennials have polarizing feelings about TV; they love the content, but hate the pay-TV model,” said Glenn Eisen, Chief Marketing Officer ofmore...
  • June 1, 2015
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV today announced that it appointed Ben Weinberger as senior vice president and chief product officer. Weinberger is the former co-founder and CEO of Digitalsmiths. In his new role, Weinberger will oversee Sling TV’s product development and product management. He will report to Sling TV CEO, Roger Lynch. “Since Sling TV’s arrival four months ago, we have added more than 40 domestic channels andmore...
  • May 1, 2015
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV today launched two Latino add-on packs to the “Best of Live TV” core package. Each available for $5 per month, the “Deportes Extra” pack connects soccer enthusiasts and sports fans with top games and programming, while the “Películas & Novelas Extra” pack delivers popular Spanish-language movies and telenovelas. These additions make Sling TV the first Internet TV provider with a customizable offering thatmore...
  • April 3, 2015
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV announced today that DishWorld, the live streaming multi-language television service, is now “Sling International.” The move officially marries the largest provider of streamed international channels in the U.S. with Sling TV, the recently-launched provider of live, over-the-top (OTT) domestic TV service. Sling International provides global programming from nearly 200 channels in 18 languages to U.S.more...
  • February 9, 2015
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV, announced at CES in January, today debuted its live, over-the-top television service to customers nationwide. The award-winning Sling TV delivers live sports, lifestyle, family, news and information channels, and Video-On-Demand entertainment to broadband-connected devices at home and on-the-go. Consumers can visit www.sling.com to sign up starting today. “There has been a remarkable expression ofmore...