Dish Media Brings Interactive, Personalized Advertising To Sling TV

Canela.TV Now Available On Sling Freestream

Canela Media, a female- and minority-owned technology-driven company committed to redefining digital media experiences for the Latino community, says that Canela.TV will now be available for free on Sling TV’s newly launched […]

Sling TV Has Second Straight Night Of Technical Snafus; NBA Games Affected

Sling TV Launches Freestream FAST Service

Sling TV, the live streamer owned by Dish, today is launching a free ad-supported streaming service similar to Pluto TV and Tubi that will offer more than 210 channels and 41,000 on-demand titles.

Cowgirl Channel Coming Out Of The Chute On Dish, Sling TV

Sling TV Adds ABC Stations In 8 Major Cities, Becomes Go-To vMVPD For NBA Postseason

In a major programming addition, Sling TV will now carry ABC-owned stations in eight major cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia and San Francisco. Unfortunately for Sling Orange tier customers in those markets, who also have access to local NBC and Fox stations, the price of their service is going up another $5 to $45 a month. And the price of the combined Orange/Blue tier is also going up for them by $5 to $60 a month.

Dish Now A Third Of Its Peak 2009 Subscriber Size After Record 2022 Losses

Dish Network ended 2022 with some of the most downer data the U.S. pay TV business has ever seen, losing another 191,000 satellite TV customers and 77,000 virtual Sling TV subscribers in the final three months of the year.  Dish, which won’t formally announce 4Q earnings until sometime next month, made the disclosure in an SEC filing Tuesday, in conjunction with the revelation of a $500 million secured debt offering.

Sling TV Raises Monthly Price By $5, Blames Rising Programming Costs

Dish/Sling TV is raising the monthly price for its base live streaming services by $5 to cover rising programming costs, the company said. Sling Orange and Sling Blue will each now cost $40, Gary Schanman, group vice president for Sling TV, wrote in a blog post Thursday. A bundle that includes both will rise to $55.

Sling TV, Cinedigm Expand Partnership

Disney Networks Restored On Dish Following Handshake Agreement

Good news for Dish/Sling TV customers ahead of Monday Night Football. Disney and Dish have taken a major step towards a new carriage agreement after their dispute led to the Disney networks going dark on Dish and Sling TV at midnight on Sept. 30. “We have reached a handshake agreement with Dish/Sling TV, which properly reflects fair market value and terms for The Walt Disney Company’s unparalleled content,” Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution said in a statement Sunday night. “As a result, we are pleased to restore our portfolio of networks on a temporary basis while both parties work to finalize a new deal.”

Disney Networks Go Dark On Dish & Sling TV In Carriage Dispute, Including ABC Stations,ESPN, FX

The end of September brought in the expiration of another carriage deal with no agreement in place to renew it. At midnight on Sept. 30, the Disney-owned television stations that carry ABC programming as well as cable networks ESPN, FX Networks, Nat Geo, Freeform and Disney Channel, are no longer available on Dish and Sling TV. The news comes just a couple of days after the Game Show Network was restored on Dish and Sling TV after it too went dark over a carriage dispute. The disruption also comes as ABC is launching the new seasons of its series at the start of the broadcast season,

Game Show Network Blacked Out In Dispute With Dish TV, Sling TV

Sling TV To Offer Free Premium Channels All Summer

Sling TV Is First Streamer To Integrate Billing Into MyBundle.TV

Evoca, Sling Partner To Bring Wider Channel Selection To NextGen Pay TV Subscribers

Evoca, the hybrid OTA-OTT pay TV service that leverages the ATSC 3.0 standard for content delivery, today announced a partnership with Sling TV that allows its subscribers to add Sling Blue, Sling Orange or both to their Evoca subscriptions. Subscribers who add the Sling offerings to their Evoca package of more than 60 channels, which includes live local sports and family programming, will receive a $5 bundle discount, Evoca said.

Sling TV Accepting Cryptocurrency For Monthly Payments

Sling TV Now Available On Vizio SmartCast

Vizio today announced that Sling TV, a leading streaming service delivering live news, sports entertainment and kids programming, is now available on Vizio SmartCast TVs. Millions of SmartCast users across America can […]

Sling TV Launches Barstool Sports Channel

The Dish Network vMVPD launches an exclusive linear channel full of the bro-culture-fueled sports blogs hot takes and betting predictions.

Sling TV Raises Prices For Existing Subscribers

Sling TV Launches Baseball, Basketball Betting Channels

Sling TV, the live streaming service owned by satcaster Dish, has added two more betting information channels, one for baseball and one for hockey. The channels, which are produced in collaboration with digital gaming company DraftKings, follow a marketing agreement last month between Dish and DraftKings to bring the latter’s sportsbook and daily fantasy sports gaming features to Dish and Sling subscribers.

Sling TV Launches NBA Betting Info Channel

Comscore Adds Sling TV Data In Expanded Deal With Dish

Sling TV Pitches Deep Discount To Nab New Subs

Sling TV, the Dish Network-owned OTT-TV service, is offering a deep one-month discount, along with access to its premium-level cloud DVR offering. Under a promotion announced Tuesday that’s a clear bid to attract new customers, Sling TV is offering the first month of service for $10 per month. It’s also including DVR Plus, a cloud DVR with 200 hours of storage that regularly sells for an additional $5 per month. The promo applies to both the Sling Orange and Sling Blue packages, which typically sell for $35 per month each. Sling TV is also bundling Orange and Blue together for $25 for the first month.

Sling TV Ends Free Trials For New Subscribers

Dish, Sling TV Vs. Sinclair: Will They Settle By Opening Day?

Sling TV To Lose 3 NBC Sports Channels

Sling TV says it will lose three NBC Sports regional sports networks on April 1 due to a carriage dispute with their owner, NBC Sports. The live streaming service says NBC Sports Washington, NBC Sports California and NBC Sports Bay Area will be removed from its lineup. Sling has carried the three channels since 2017.

Charlie Ergen: ‘We Stumbled’ With Sling TV

With his company’s vMVPD reporting just 16,000 customer additions in the fourth quarter, the Dish chairman concedes the service should have more market share than it does.

Sling TV Raises Price By $5

Sling TV Adds NHL Center Ice Package

T-Mobile TVision Raises Competitive Concerns For Sling TV, Philo

The Uncarrier’s new pay TV service matches up against these specific incumbents well in terms price and channel selection, and executives have noticed

AirTV Anywhere Packages DVR, Multiple OTA Tuners In One Device

Sling TV Offers Free TV For Coronavirus Shut-Ins

AMC Nets Set Dish/Sling TV Distribution Deal

AMC Networks today announced a comprehensive, long-term distribution agreement with Dish Network and Sling TV that includes continued carriage of AMC Networks’ linear channels AMC, BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv and BBC World News, as well as the launch in the coming months of AMC Networks’ targeted SVOD services Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now and Urban Movie Channel; AMC Networks’ ad-free offering AMC Premiere; and its IFC Films Unlimited streaming service.

Sling TV Turning Five, Going Strong

Before Hulu was serving up network television bundles, before PS Vue had come (and recently gone), and before AT&T was pushing streaming TV, there was Sling TV. Streaming TV was in its infancy back in February of 2015 when Sling launched with a handful of offerings and a ton of promise. But even back then, you could see the potential that Sling had.

Sling TV Adds Longhorn Network

Dish, Sling TV Add ACC Network

Sling, PlayStation, Philo Talk Bundle’s Future

On day two of the Pay TV Show a panel of representatives from virtual MVPDs gathered to discuss the future of the TV service and channel bundles.

Dish Network Misses Estimates

Dish Network Corp. lost more pay TV subscribers than expected and Sling TV, its streaming service, saw little growth, adding only 7,000 subscribers in the first quarter. The company’s overall pay TV business lost 259,000 subscribers on a net basis in Q1.

Sling TV Tripled Advertising Revenue In 2018

Dish’s Sling TV tripled its ad revenue in 2018, largely thanks to its dynamic ad insertion (DAI) business, the company says. The company did not give any specific revenue numbers around its ad sales, so it’s unclear how significant that tripling is in terms of overall revenue.

Sling TV Offers 40% Price Cut