News Releases

In this section of the Sling TV MediaRoom, you'll find our news releases. The releases are listed in chronological order and are archived by year.

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  • Dec 7, 2017
    - CuriosityStream, UP Faith & Family and PANTAYA available now for purchase as standalone add-ons

    Sling TV today strengthened its A La Carte TV offering as the first live and on-demand streaming service to launch CuriosityStream, UP Faith & Family and PANTAYA as integrated on-demand channels....

  • Nov 30, 2017
    ‘Centroamérica’ disponible por $10 al mes como servicio único o por $5 al mes al combinarlo a una suscripción de ‘Sling Orange,’ ‘Sling Blue’ o cualquier otro servicio en español

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV, el servicio de televisión en vivo y por demanda vía internet, hoy expande su oferta de contenido en español con el lanzamiento de...

  • Nov 30, 2017
    ‘Centroamérica’ available for $10 per month on standalone basis or $5 per month with subscription to ‘Sling Orange,’ ‘Sling Blue’ or any Spanish-language service

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.-- Nov. 30, 2017--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV, the live and on-demand streaming television service, today expanded its Spanish-language offering with the introduction of...

  • Nov 7, 2017
    Samsung Smart TV integration solidifies Sling TV as most widely available live streaming service

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TV today became the first live and on-demand over-the-top (OTT) service available on select Samsung Smart TVs. The launch of Sling TV on this new platform enables Sling TV...

  • Oct 25, 2017
    Sling TV launches first-of-its-kind program with Competitive Carriers Association

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Sling TV today announced a deal with Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) to bundle the live and on-demand over-the-top (OTT) service with CCA members’ wireless plans for...

  • Aug 15, 2017
    Sling TV browser player now in beta—no app or plug-in required

    "Sling customers can stream their favorite can’t-miss content, like live NFL games or the next episode of ‘Game of Thrones’ on Sling.com without the hassles of downloading plug-ins or...

  • Jul 26, 2017
    Sling TV to launch EPIX Drive-In in Sling Orange service and Sling Blue service at no additional charge

    "Today’s addition of EPIX Drive-In to our domestic services and REELZ to Hollywood Extra gives customers more choice than any other live OTT service when it comes to watching movies and...

  • Jul 26, 2017
    Sling TV offers its first-ever pay-per-view event with UFC ® 214: CORMIER vs. JONES 2 on Saturday, July 29

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--This weekend, Sling TV will offer its first-ever pay-per-view event through the live stream of UFC ® 214: CORMIER vs. JONES 2 on Saturday, July 29 from the Honda Center in...

  • Jul 26, 2017
    Sling TV ofrece su primer evento pay-per-view con la trasmisión en vivo de UFC® 214: CORMIER vs. JONES 2 este Sábado 29 de Julio

    July 26, 2017 ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Este fin de semana, Sling TV ofrecerá su primer evento pay-per-view a través de la transmisión en vivo del próximo evento UFC® 214: CORMIER vs. JONES 2 este...

  • Jun 1, 2017
    Tribeca Shortlist library includes hundreds of high-quality, on-demand films personally recommended by celebrities

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Tribeca Shortlist today premiered on Sling TV, delivering a completely on-demand, curated film collection to Sling Orange customers and Sling Blue customers. Sling TV is the...

  • Apr 19, 2017
    Sling TV first live over-the-top (OTT) service coming to LG webOS 3.0 and 3.5 Smart TVs

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TV today became the first live and on-demand over-the-top (OTT) service available on LG Electronics’ line-up of smart TVs. Sling TV now supports most 2016 webOS 3.0 Smart...

  • Apr 5, 2017
    Estrella TV, Vme Kids and El Financiero|Bloomberg TV join more than 20 Spanish-language channels in ‘Best of Spanish TV’

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TV, the live and on-demand streaming television service, expanded its Spanish-language programming with the addition of three new networks to “Best of Spanish TV.” The...

  • Apr 5, 2017
    SHOWTIME se encuenta disponible, por $10 adicionales al mes, para los clientes nuevos y existentes de Sling TV que desean personalizar aún más sus listados de canales.

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--La llegada de SHOWTIME a Sling TV marca la primera vez que un servicio over-the-top (OTT) ha ofrecido programación de los cuatro canales líderes en contenido premium. SHOWTIME...

  • Apr 5, 2017
    SHOWTIME now available as $10 per month add-on to new and existing Sling TV customers looking to further personalize their channel lineups

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Today’s arrival of SHOWTIME ® on Sling TV marks the first time an over-the-top (OTT) service has offered content from the four leading premium networks. SHOWTIME features...

  • Apr 5, 2017
    Estrella TV, Vme Kids y El Financiero| Bloomberg TV se unen a más de 20 canales en español en ‘Best of Spanish TV’

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TV, el servicio de televisión en vivo y on-demand vía Internet, expande su programación en español con tres nuevos canales en ‘Best of Spanish TV’. La adición de...

  • Mar 9, 2017
    Cloud DVR ‘First Look’ offers 50 hours of storage for $5 per month, now available to select customers; allows customers to keep their recordings without expiration

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TV today widened availability of its Cloud DVR to new customers through its “First Look” early access program. Introduced in late 2016 in beta for Roku users, Cloud DVR “

  • Jan 3, 2017
    New “Optimized for Sling TV” certification program launches today; designed to promote an optimal Sling TV experience across platforms

    LAS VEGAS--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...

  • Nov 28, 2016
    Invitation-only beta program first available to Roku users in phased roll out; customers may request an invitation at www.sling.com/dvr

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--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...

  • Nov 22, 2016
    Sling TV App Will Offer More Than 425 Channels Including 320+ Multicultural Networks in 21 Languages

    PHILADELPHIA & ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--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...

  • Oct 19, 2016

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Bolstering its family entertainment programming, Sling TV today launched Crown Media Family Networks’ two distinct networks, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries,...

  • Oct 19, 2016
    NHL Network delivers more than 75 professional games to Sling TV customers, plus coverage of the sport’s biggest events

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--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...

  • Oct 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...

  • Sep 23, 2016
    No credit card, no payment required for special free preview, includes access to season’s first Presidential debate and pro football

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--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...

  • Sep 14, 2016
    ESPN3 content integrated directly into Sling TV user interface

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--ESPN3, a multi-screen digital network that delivers thousands of live sporting events annually, launched in Sling TV’s Orange service today. This is the first time that ESPN3...

  • Sep 8, 2016
    Sling TV first to distribute Pac-12 Networks over-the-top

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TV enhanced its college sports programming with the addition of Pac-12 Networks, making it the first over-the-top provider to offer the network’s content. All six Pac-12...

  • Sep 8, 2016
    Brings unique Windows 10 features, including Live Tiles, Cortana voice integration and touch compatibility

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Today Sling TV announced the debut of its live and on-demand Internet television service on Windows 10 PCs and tablets. The over-the-top provider’s suite of services, including...

  • Sep 8, 2016
    New add-on pack features premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” on Sept. 10, as well as original programming like “Power” and “Outlander”

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Today Sling TV launched the STARZ add-on pack, featuring STARZ original series, first-run movies and other premium movie and television content from STARZ and STARZ ENCORE. All...

  • Aug 30, 2016
    New multimedia ad campaign, “Who’s Bad?!,” airs nationwide across television, digital, mobile, social, print and new media platforms

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.-- Sling TV today debuted a new multimedia marketing campaign, “Who’s Bad?!,” featuring award-winning Hollywood actor Danny Trejo. The national campaign spans across...

  • Aug 30, 2016
    La nueva campaña publicitaria, “Who’s Bad?!”, saldrá al mercado a través de televisión, impresos y plataformas digitales, móviles y sociales
  • Aug 10, 2016
    NFL Network joins Sling Blue core service; price remains $25 per month

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Today, Sling TV launched NFL Network and NFL RedZone on its live and on-demand Internet TV service. All Sling Blue customers will automatically receive NFL Network, while NFL...

  • Jun 30, 2016
    SlingTV es el primero en lanzar paquetes Latinos específicos por región

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling Latino lanza un nuevo paquete de programación regional llamado CARIBE con las mejores novelas, películas, comedias, programas de variedades, programación de niños y...

  • Jun 30, 2016
    “Sling Blue” multi-stream service to feature NBC, USA, Bravo, Syfy, BBC America, BBC World News and more; priced at $25 per month

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TVunveiled new single-stream and multi-stream services, “Sling Orange” and “Sling Blue.” Sling Orange now includes BBC America and is still priced at $20 per month....

  • Jun 30, 2016
    Sling TV first to launch region-specific Latino packages

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling Latino announced the launch of a new CARIBE regional programming pack, featuring novelas, movies, comedies, variety shows, children’s programming and music videos from...

  • Jun 13, 2016
    Comedy Central, BET, Spike, MTV, Nick Jr. and others launch on Sling TV

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TVexpanded its service offerings with the addition of 12 Viacom networks, including Comedy Central, Nick Jr., BET, NickToons, TeenNick, MTV, Spike, MTV2, Logo, CMT, TV Land...

  • Jun 13, 2016

    SAN FRANCISCO--Hoy Sling TV anunció el debut de su servicio de televisión en vivo y por demanda en Apple TV desde la conferencia Apple Worldwide Developers (WWDC por sus siglas en inglés). El...

  • Jun 13, 2016
    Featuring today’s best live and on-demand content, Sling TV debuts new user interface on Apple TV

    SAN FRANCISCO--Today from the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Sling TV announced the debut of its live and on-demand Internet TV service on Apple TV. The over-the-top provider’s...

  • Jun 2, 2016
    Sling TV to launch 27 new Zee channels, nine of which will also be carried on DISH

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV and DISH today announced a long-term renewal agreement with Asia TV USA, Ltd., part of the “Zee” group from India and a leading provider of South...

  • Jun 2, 2016
    Free preview of “Broadcast Extra” available in Chicago, Fresno-Visalia, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham and San Francisco

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Starting tonight, Sling TV announced that its single-stream customers in select markets can watch all of the NBA Finals through a free preview of its “Broadcast Extra” add-on...

  • Apr 21, 2016
    Viacom portfolio, including Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, BET, and MTV, to remain available on DISH

    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...

  • Apr 13, 2016
    Priced at $20 per month, multi-stream service includes content from FOX Broadcasting, FOX Sports, FX, National Geographic and other popular networks from AMC, A&E, Turner, Scripps and Univision

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--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...

  • Mar 3, 2016
    Sling TV first to offer local, geo-targeted updates on news, weather, sports and traffic via The Weather Channel’s Local Now channel

    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”...

  • Feb 23, 2016
    International Cricket Council (ICC) events will be featured live on the Willow cricket channel, the Official Broadcast Partner of the ICC in the U.S.

    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...

  • Feb 11, 2016
    Sling TV first live standalone Internet TV service to deliver Cinemax over the top

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--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....

  • Jan 5, 2016
    Introduces personalization, to feature “MY TV” view with custom recommendations and favorited content

    LAS VEGAS--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...

  • Jan 5, 2016
    ESPN3 programming available at no extra cost in the “Best of Live TV” package

    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...

  • Dec 16, 2015
    Catálogo amplificado de películas en español en los paquetes "Paquete Total," "Best of Spanish TV" y "Películas & Novelas"

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling Latino ha reforzado hoy su catálogo de películas en español, convirtiéndose en el único proveedor de servicios de televisión por Internet en ofrecer Cine Sony...

  • Dec 16, 2015
    Expanded Spanish-language movie offering in ‘Paquete Total,’ ‘Best of Spanish TV’ and ‘Películas & Novelas’ packs

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling Latino today bolstered its Spanish-language movie selection, becoming the only over-the-top provider to offer Sony Pictures Television’s (SPT) Cine Sony...

  • Nov 10, 2015
    With Binge On, Sling TV subscribers with T-Mobile can enjoy unlimited streaming video with no data cap

    LOS ANGELES & ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--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...

  • Nov 9, 2015
    Court ruling halts TVpad distribution

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--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...

  • Nov 3, 2015
    Sling TV now supports Chromecast on Android, iOS devices

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Starting today, Sling TV’s live and on-demand Internet TV app for Android and iOS devices supports Google’s Chromecast. As part of the launch, new customers who prepay for...

  • Oct 5, 2015
    Campus Insiders to join ‘Sports Extra’ pack, $5 per month with ‘Best of Live TV’ subscription

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV today announced it will launch Campus Insiders, a Silver Chalice Ventures network, expanding its college sports programming. The new channel will...

  • Aug 31, 2015
    Sling TV now available on current versions of Amazon Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets, in addition to Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TVreleased its app for Amazon Fire HD and HDX tablets, rounding out its live Internet TV offering on Fire devices, including Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Amazon Fire...

  • Jul 20, 2015
    #TakeBackTV campaign presents Sling TV as the solution for millennial consumers frustrated with common pain points of traditional pay-TV providers

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--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...

  • Jun 4, 2015
    “Paquete Total” includes 22 live channels for $12 per month; “Paquete Esencial” includes 16 live channels for $7 per month

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TV is launching the “Sling Latino” brand, a live and on demand, over-the-top streaming service, giving Spanish-speaking and bilingual viewers more choice in TV content....

  • Jun 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...

  • May 21, 2015
    Sling TV now compatible with all devices on the Android TV platform

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TV today launched its Android TV application for Google’s Nexus Player, available for immediate download in the Google Play Store. Sling TV and Google are kicking off...

  • May 1, 2015
    Viewers can add Spanish-language sports and entertainment programming to “Best of Live TV” core package

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--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...

  • Apr 9, 2015
    Available across all Sling TV-supported devices: Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, current-generation Roku players, Roku TV models, Xbox One, Android, iOS, Macs, PCs

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(Sling TV today added HBO to its programming lineup for $15 per month, making it the only live Internet TV service to offer HBO’s content on both a linear and Video-On-Demand...

  • Apr 3, 2015
    Programming in eighteen languages available today across all Sling TV supported devices, with monthly subscriptions starting at $15

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TV announced today that DishWorld, the live streaming multi-language television service, is now “Sling International.” The move officially marries the largest provider...

  • Apr 1, 2015
    Sling TV will be the first live Internet TV service to offer linear and Video-On-Demand (VOD) content from HBO

    NEW YORK & ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TV and HBO today announced that Sling TV will be the first live Internet TV service to offer linear and Video-On-Demand (VOD) content from HBO. HBO will be...

  • Mar 17, 2015
    Xbox One users now have access to live sports, movie, lifestyle, family and news channels with Sling TV, including ESPN, AMC, Adult Swim and more

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Today Sling TV released its app for Xbox One, the first gaming console to support the live, over-the-top TV service. Xbox One joins a constellation of other devices that support...

  • Mar 17, 2015
    A&E, HISTORY, H2 and Lifetime to join “Best of Live TV” core package priced at $20 per month

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TV today announced that four A+E Networks’ channels – A&E, HISTORY, H2 and Lifetime – will be available in its “Best of Live TV” core package by the end of March....

  • Mar 4, 2015
    Hit shows from AMC and IFC like The Walking Dead, Better Call Saul and Portlandia are now part of the “Best of Live TV” core package, priced at $20 per month

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Sling TV today launched AMC and IFC into its “Best of Live TV” $20 core package. The live over-the-top TV service also unveiled a movie-based add-on pack called “Hollywood...

  • Feb 16, 2015
    Deal grants Sling TV live and Video-On-Demand multi-stream rights

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV continues to add new programming, announcing today that it has signed an agreement with EPIX that includes the EPIX channel offering –...

  • Feb 9, 2015
    Sling TV delivers the best of live TV, including ESPN, ESPN2, TNT, TBS, Food Network, HGTV, Cartoon Network, ABC Family and Disney Channel

    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...

  • Feb 9, 2015
    Deal grants Sling TV innovative OTT programming and multi-stream rights for live and Video-On-Demand content

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & NEW YORK--Coinciding with Sling TV’s national commercial launch today, Sling TV and AMC Networks announced a comprehensive agreement that includes over-the-top (OTT)...

  • Feb 2, 2015
    Deal grants Sling TV innovative OTT programming and multi-stream rights for live and Video-On-Demand content

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & NEW YORK--Today, Sling TV and Univision Communications Inc., announced an agreement that includes over-the-top (OTT) multi-stream rights for live and Video-On-Demand content for...

  • Jan 13, 2015
    Leading publications recognize Sling TV’s live, over-the-top television service with 12 awards at CES

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV L.L.C. today announced it received awards from Digital Trends, Engadget, GottaBe Mobile, Mashable, PCMag.com, Reviewed.com, Techlicious, TechnoBuffalo,...

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