Sling TV Introduces In-Browser Viewing on Google Chrome, Now in Beta

  • Sling TV browser player now in beta—no app or plug-in required
  • Sling TV on Google Chrome delivers instant, seamless in-browser viewing experience
  • Customers can download Google Chrome and watch Sling TV content on supported versions of Windows and Mac OS
August 15, 2017
"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 logging in to another device."

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sling TV today launched an in-browser player on Google Chrome, the most popular web browser. Available in beta for all new and existing Sling TV customers, Sling TV’s compatibility with Chrome enables customers to watch live and on-demand television directly in their web browser, with no app download required. To start watching Sling TV content on Google Chrome, customers can log in to their account at sling.com and click “Watch Now” to view content from their browser on supported versions of Windows and Mac OS.

“The Sling TV experience on Google Chrome is not only fast, intuitive and incredibly simple to use, it also gives customers the added benefit of seamlessly starting live and on-demand television with a click of their mouse,” said Jimshade Chaudhari, vice president of product management for Sling TV. “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 logging in to another device.”

The beta version of Sling TV’s in-browser player is available immediately on the latest version of Google Chrome-supported devices and operating systems. It includes popular features like “My TV” and the “Continue Watching” ribbon, plus easy access to account settings, parental controls and more. Sling TV’s first in-browser player will continue to roll out additional features on Google Chrome, including DVR and grid guide.

Customers are encouraged to provide feedback about their viewing experience on Google Chrome to the Sling TV product team by emailing chromebeta@sling.com.

To download the latest version of Google Chrome and learn more about Chrome-supported devices and operating systems, visit google.com/chrome. For more information on Sling TV-supported devices, visit sling.com/devices.

About Sling TV

Sling TV L.L.C. provides over-the-top television services, including general market, Latino and International live and on-demand programming. Sling TV is the number one live over-the-top service based on the number of OTT households as reported by comScore as of April 2017. It is available on smart televisions, tablets, game consoles, computers, smartphones and other streaming devices. Sling TV offers two domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 150 channels and programming content from Disney/ESPN (Sling Orange/single-stream only), Fox (Sling Blue/multi-stream), NBC (Sling Blue/multi-stream), NFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Network, Pac-12 Networks, HBO®, SHOWTIME, STARZ, AMC, A&E, Turner, Scripps, GSN, Hallmark, Viacom, EPIX, AXS and Univision. Additionally, Sling TV offers a suite of standalone and add-on Spanish-language packages and services tailored to English-dominant, bilingual and Spanish-dominant U.S. households. Sling TV also provides more than 300 channels in 22 languages across multiple devices to U.S. households. Visit www.Sling.com.

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Contact:

Sling TV
Lacretia Taylor, 720-514-8209
lacretia@sling.com