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HD Report | April 23, 2017

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Sling TV App Launches on LG Smart TVs

April 21, 2017 |

This week Sling TV became the first live and on-demand OTT service on LG TVs, available on most of the brand’s 2016 webOS 3.0 Smart TVs and planned for future 2017 webOS 3.5 models.

That means Sling TV customers with a … Read More

Sling TV adds Cloud DVR for Android & Roku users

April 10, 2017 |

It’s been about a month since Sling TV launched their Cloud DVR service for Amazon Fire TV and Fire tablets, and now the company is making the off-site storage available to both Android and Roku users. The service costs an extra … Read More

Sling TV to launch NBC Regional Sports in time for MLB Season

March 2, 2017 |

Sling TV has announced they will launch NBC Regional Sports Networks in several markets before the start of the 2017 MLB season. The networks will also bring coverage of local NBA and NHL games going into the first round of … Read More

Sling TV offers Free Preview of Starz

February 23, 2017 |

Sling TV is offering a free preview of six Starz channels that starts today, Feb. 23rd and runs through through Sunday, Feb. 26th.

The preview is open to all Sling Orange and Sling Blue customers, and includes both live and … Read More

Sling TV Offering Preview of HBO

February 16, 2017 |

Sling TV is currently offering a free preview of HBO for both Sling Orange and Sling Blue customers. The preview started today, Feb. 16 and runs through Sunday, Feb. 20.

On Sunday, HBO will premiere their new series “Big Little … Read More

Sling’s AirTV Solves Local Channel Puzzle

January 3, 2017 |

One thing that has been the Achilles heel of over-the-top, internet-delivered services has been the lack of local network stations. A large part of the population still likes to watch local news and other local programming, but because of distribution … Read More

Sling TV To Launch Netflix Channel & OTA Device

December 22, 2016 |

Dish Network-owned Sling TV is launching access to Netflix, and will even make it easier for customers stream the service with a new remote control a built-in Netflix button.

The launch of Netflix on Sling TV comes with the release of … Read More

Sling Launches Cloud DVR for Roku Users

December 15, 2016 |

Starting today select Sling TV customers with Roku media players or Roku TVs will get an email asking them to take part in a beta launch of the company’s Cloud DVR service.

Sling didn’t indicate how much DVR space beta testers would receive, … Read More

Sling TV Will Beta Test Cloud DVR For Roku

November 28, 2016 |

Sling TV has announced a beta launch of cloud DVR service for Roku users. The beta will be limited and by invitation only, and will begin early this December.

The cloud DVR for Sling TV customers will not have a 28-day … Read More

Sling TV Adds Sling Kids, Cheddar, & TheBlaze To Lineup

November 3, 2016 |

Sling TV joins other streaming services such as Netflix with a dedicated channel for children called Sling Kids. The on-demand channel is part of the Kids Extra add-on pack (unfortunately not part of the base package), that costs an extra … Read More

Sling TV Adds NHL Network & 2 Hallmark Channels

October 19, 2016 |

Sling TV has been steadily adding new channels to its lineup, and today is no exception with the addition of NHL Network, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. In fact, Sling TV is the first over-the-top television service to offer NHL … Read More

Sling TV Launches 3 New Channels

October 9, 2016 |

Sling TV has launched three new channels on their internet-delivered television service, available as add-ons or through the Sling Blue and Sling Orange services.

The first is GSN (Game Show Network) with classic and new shows such as “Family Feud” … Read More

ESPN3 & SEC Network+ Added To Sling TV Lineup

September 15, 2016 |

Both ESPN3 and SEC Network+ have been added to the Sling TV channel lineup, giving Sling customers more options for streaming sporting events including college football, college basketball, NCAA Championships, tennis, soccer, cricket and more.

SEC Network+ (SEC Network was … Read More

Sling TV Adds STARZ Add-on Pack To Channel Lineup

September 8, 2016 |

STARZ and STARZ ENCORE network channels are now available on Sling TV, adding more premium channels to the internet TV provider’s lineup. The add-on pack is available for $9 per month with the Sling Orange single-stream or Sling Blue multi-stream service.

Sling … Read More

NFL Network & RedZone Launching On Sling TV

August 4, 2016 |

NFL Network and NFL RedZone will launch on Dish’s Sling TV service just in time for the 2016 regular season kick-off, the company announced.

NFL Network provides 24-hour coverage of NFL news and highlights, while RedZone takes viewers into the red … Read More

New Sling TV Channels Include NBC, USA, Syfy & More

July 1, 2016 |

Sling TV has launched a bunch of new popular channels to their lineup, making the service an even more viable option to traditional television. The internet TV provider has added NBC, USA, Bravo, Syfy, BBC America, and BBC World News … Read More

12 New Channels Launch On Sling TV

June 13, 2016 |

Sling TV announced a deal with Viacom that adds 12 new channels to the streaming platform. Those channels include Comedy Central, BET, Nick Jr., NickToons, TeenNick, MTV, Spike, MTV2, LOGO, CMT, TV Land and VH1.

The new channels are available … Read More

Sling TV Now Available On Apple TV

June 13, 2016 |

At WWDC today, Sling announced Sling TV is now available on the fourth-generation Apple TV. The service offers internet-delivered live and on-demand programming including news, sports, movies and TV shows.

“Delivering the best TV experience for our viewers means being on … Read More

Sling’s Multi-Stream Service brings lineup of FOX channels

April 13, 2016 |

Sling announced a new multi-stream service today that multi-streams to three devices simultaneously, and with the launch comes new FOX channels including local broadcasts in select areas, FOX Sports including regional networks, and FOX Networks’ FX and National Geographic channels. … Read More

Sling TV adds two channels to Best of Live TV package

March 2, 2016 |

Sling TV has added two new channels to their Best of Live TV package offered at $20 per month. The first, Newsy, offers on-demand national and global news on all supported devices. Sling says the channel will bring live content to … Read More