DISH Network Stories April 2, 2015

There are a lot of reasons to be excited about Sling TV. Since it popped up in January just before CES, this streaming television service has been making waves throughout the entertainment world. Chances are if you watch television shows or movies, you’ve heard something about Sling.

Last month Dish brought its online streaming service to the Xbox One in an exclusive agreement that nets Live subscribers a one month free trial. The question is, does Sling bring enough to the table to make the Xbox One a complete solution to home entertainment? expand full story

DISH Network Stories February 9, 2015

Update (3/4 9:00am): Sling TV has announced that it has added AMC and IFC to its “Best of Live TV” core package. Beginning today, subscribers will be able to enjoy popular shows such as Mad Men, Better Call Saul, The Walking Dead and Portlandia. Sling TV also has a new “Hollywood Extra” pack, this $5 add-on includes content from all EPIX movie channels as well as Sundance TV. Interested in Sling TV? Learn how to grab a free or discounted streaming device when you subscribe.

Sling TV, the hit of CES 2015, is available today to all customers nationwide, offering contract free, $20 a month television to a variety of devices. This service made a big splash in January with its promise of some of the most popular cable television services such as ESPN/2, TNT, TBS, however its only been available in beta since then. Today users can sign up at its website for a free 7-day trial before the $20 a month rate kicks in.

We’ve also got full details on additional channel packages and upcoming availability on other devices such as the Xbox One. Head below for more information and full PR.

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DISH Network Stories January 6, 2015

Update (1/11 10:00am): Sling TV is now accepting requests to try its service, it is currently invite-only so you’ll have to submit your information and hope for the opportunity to get in early!

DISH is looking to revolutionize home entertainment by offering a smaller package of popular channels, without contract, for just $20 per month. Focusing on a handful of popular channels has allowed for DISH to put together a competitive product, dubbed Sling TV, that falls between the Netflix/Hulu and full cable TV price points. With ESPN, TNT and TBS, Sling TV is making a strong case for your living room.

There are however a few key differences from other offerings that make this an interesting proposition, including a special offer for Xbox One users.

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