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  • January 3, 2017
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV announced “Optimized for Sling TV,” a new certification program designed to ensure Sling TV viewers have an optimal experience across platforms. Launching today, the program includes the AirTV Player and Xiaomi’s Mi Box, which may use the “Optimized for Sling TV” logo on future packaging and will be recognized on the Sling TV website. “We have set a high standard with our device partners to continually improve Sling TV’smore...
  • November 28, 2016
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starting today, Sling TV customers may request an invitation to participate in its cloud DVR beta program. Available first to eligible Sling TV customers using Roku™ streaming players and Roku TV™s, the cloud DVR beta program will begin in December, with support for additional devices to follow in the coming months. “Unlike other OTT services, we’re delivering a true cloud DVR with no 28-day restriction on your recordings, markingmore...
  • November 22, 2016
    PHILADELPHIA & ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comcast and Sling TV today announced that Sling TV, the live and on demand Internet TV service, will launch on the X1 platform, giving Comcast’s X1 customers access over the Internet to even more content, including hundreds of new multicultural programs and channels. The companies are working to add Sling TV to X1 and will provide more details when the content is available to customers. “The addition of Sling TV’s multiculturalmore...
  • October 19, 2016
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NHL Network, the TV home for the National Hockey League, launched today in Sling TV’s “Sports Extra,” still $5 per month with a Sling Orange subscription, or $10 per month with a Sling Blue subscription. Today’s launch on Sling TV marks the first time that NHL Network is available by an over-the-top provider. “With hockey season already in full-swing, diehard fans are donning their jerseys and Sling TV makes it easy and affordable tomore...
  • October 19, 2016
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bolstering its family entertainment programming, Sling TV today launched Crown Media Family Networks’ two distinct networks, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, now available in the “Lifestyle Plus Extra” add-on pack for both its Orange and Blue Services. “Families are embracing our service and the wide array of family-friendly programs on Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries makes Sling TV the perfectmore...
  • October 13, 2016
    Viewers in the U.S. can now watch SHAHID, the world’s largest library of On Demand Arabic content, exclusively through Sling TV and DISH. The SHAHID video on demand (VOD) service, owned by leading Pan-Arab broadcaster MBC Group, has a strong customer base around the world, having reached almost 28 million monthly unique users during Ramadan 2016 alone.“Access to quality on demand content has become an elemental part of the viewing experience, and by offering SHAHID we are unlocking a wealth ofmore...
  • September 23, 2016
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In anticipation of Monday evening’s two big events—the first Presidential debate of the 2016 election season and pro football faceoff between New Orleans and Atlanta—Sling TV is hosting the first ever 18-hour free preview of its Sling Orange service, with no credit card required. New Sling TV customers only need to provide a valid email address and password to try the live, over-the-top television service on their TVs, tablets, game consoles,more...