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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  • 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...

  • Deportes Add On Package
    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...

  • HBO Game of Thrones
    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...

  • SlingTV on Xbox
    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...

  • Hunger Games, Jennifer Lawrence Actress
    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...

  • Rick Grimes, The Walking Dead
    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...

  • ESPN Guide
    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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