DISH Network L.L.C. and Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB and VIA) have agreed to terms for a multi-year contract renewal that provides DISH customers with uninterrupted access to Viacom networks and sets the stage for select Viacom live and Video-on-Demand content to join the Sling TV single- and multi-stream services. Details of the agreement were not disclosed.“We appreciate Viacom’s willingness to continue with us on our journey as we work to deliver the best, most innovativemore...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Sling
TV launched a live beta multi-stream service for $20 per month,
including live and on-demand content from Fox Networks Group brands and
the ability to stream on up to three devices simultaneously in or
outside the home. In addition to Fox, the beta service’s base and
“Extra” packages include content from the following multi-stream
programmers: AMC, A&E, HBO, Turner, Scripps, EPIX and Univision.
Available today, Sling TV’smore...
Sling TV bolstered its local content as the first pay-TV provider to offer The Weather Channel’s geo-targeted Local Now service. Sling TV will offer Local Now in its “Best of Live TV” package at no additional cost. Local Now offers localized news, weather, sports and traffic updates to Sling TV viewers in 207 designated market areas (DMAs) across the United States.“Local Now is an innovative new service that gives our customers the ability to immediately catch up on local news, traffic,more...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV and DISH today announced they have expanded their strategic
relationship with Willow TV International for the Willow cricket
channel. The agreement brings some of the world’s most popular cricket
matches and events, including ICC, India, Pakistan, Australia, South
Africa, West Indies and other top teams to cricket fans in the U.S., in
high definition, as well as arrangements for coverage of live
overlapping matches. With Willow includedmore...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV today added Cinemax to its programming lineup for $10 per
month, marking the first time Cinemax is available to consumers on a
live standalone Internet TV service. Available to subscribers of “Best
of Live TV” or one of Sling International’s base packages, Cinemax is
now available across all Sling TV-supported devices.
“Sling TV is the first live standalone Internet TV service to deliver
Cinemax to an audience of cord-more...
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ESPN3, a live multi-screen digital network that delivers thousands of
live and on-demand sporting events annually, is set to launch within Sling
TV’s “Best of Live TV” package later this quarter. This is the first
time that ESPN3 will be integrated directly within a pay-TV provider’s
“By incorporating ESPN3 into our service, Sling TV continues to lead as
the premier destination for watching live and on-demand sportsmore...
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV unveiled its second-generation user interface (UI) at CES 2016.
The new design will create a more personalized experience, as well as
improve content discovery across the Sling TV platform. The new UI will
be optimized for each Sling TV-supported device and will start rolling
out to devices in a phased-approach, starting in the first quarter of
“TV is about being entertained, and for the first time, the new Sling TVmore...