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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  • Aug 1, 2017

    A little-known secret for NFL fans: you can watch every local team game for free, including games usually on cable! All it takes is a digital over-the-air antenna. No bar tab or cable subscription...

  • 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...

  • Cormier vs. Jones
    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...

  • Cormier vs. Jones
    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 28, 2017

    ENGLEWOOD, March 28, 2017 – AirTV, a brand dedicated to meeting the growing consumer demand for over-the-air (OTA) products and services, is now installing OTA antennas for consumers in all...

  • Mar 15, 2017

    ENGLEWOOD, March 15, 2017 –Today we've launched our second-generation software for AirTV Player, which enhances the integration of local over-the-air (OTA) channels with Sling's lineup of...

  • 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
    AirTV Player: 4K Android TV-based streaming device integrates free over-the-air (OTA) channels, Netflix, Sling and YouTube in single experience

    LAS VEGAS, January 3, 2017 – AirTV, a brand dedicated to meeting the growing consumer demand for over-the-air (OTA) products and services, today began offering AirTV Player, a new 4K Android...

  • 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...

  • DVR Recordings
    Nov 28, 2016
    Invitation-only beta program first available to Roku users in phased roll out; customers may request an invitation at

    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...

  • Logo of Sling TV
    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...

  • ESPN3 Interface
    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...

  • Sling TV App for Windows 10
    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...

  • Starz Ghosts Never Die Power
    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...

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