Tag Archives: Sling TV

EchoStar sells satellite division to Dish

EchoStar announced an agreement with Dish Network Corporation to sell its Satellite Services Business to the company and its subsidiaries. The transaction was valued at USD 800 million. The Broadcast Satellite Services sector includes the EchoStar business that manages and provides satellite broadcasting services to Dish and its subsidiaries, including Dish Mexico. Business includes nine [...]

FlixLatino is added to Sling TV’s catalog

FlixLatino, the Somos Nexts SVOD OTT, is already available on Sling TV, a platform that combines linear channels and on-demand content, offered in Puerto Rico and the US. Subscribers of the platform will have access to its contents catalog in Spanish for USD 3 per month, and may acquire the OTT as an independent channel [...]

Sling TV adds more regional channels, becomes OTT leader in South American programming

Pay TV OTT service Sling TV announced the launch of three Argentine channels – Telefe Internacional, El Trece Internacional and Todo Noticias (TN) – in its “Sudamérica” regional pack, making Sling TV the leader in South American content among streaming TV providers in the United States, the company said in a release. Telefe, Eltrece and [...]

Univision channels go dark to Dish, Sling TV subs

As of Saturday, June 30, Univision networks are no longer available on Dish Network and Sling TV in the United States, affecting its Spanish-speaking clients, said the media company in a release. According to Univision, the removal of the channels followed Dishs rejection of an offer that would have extended the parties existing contract to [...]

Linear OTT pay TV subs in U.S reached 6 million

According to Dataxis, linear OTT pay TV continue to add subscribers in the United States. At the end of 2017, the subscriber base reached 5.96 million, up 21.9% compared to the previous quarter. Sling TV and DirecTV Now, which belong to traditional pay TV operators, dominated 57% of market share. Right behind were Playstation Vue [...]

Sling TV reached 2.2 million subs in the US

Dish Network reported that its OTT pay TV service Sling TV ended 2017 with 2.2 million subscribers, up 47% from previous year. During the fourth quarter, Sling added 160,000 subscribers. This is the first time the company disclose numbers of the streaming platform. Sling TV was launched three years ago and is the leader of [...]

Sling TV now available in Puerto Rico

Dish Networks announced the launch of Sling TV OTT service in Puerto Rico. The platform includes English-language services Sling Orange and Sling Blue, as well as the offer of channels in Spanish. The company is offering new subscribers in the country a seven-day free trial. Dish has served customers in Puerto Rico for 20 years [...]

Pantaya launches on Sling TV

Sling TV announced that it has added even more Spanish-language films with the addition of premium on-demand standalone service Pantaya (joint venture between Lionsgate and Hemisphere Media Group). Subscribers of Sling Orange, Sling Blue, any Spanish-language or Brazilian services can now add Pantaya for USD 6 per month. The service includes popular and critically-acclaimed films [...]

Sling TV adds new Spanish-language regional package

Sling TV, the live and on-demand streaming TV service, expanded its Spanish-language offering with the introduction of “Centroamérica,” a new regional package including networks from Central American countries, such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Costa Rica, among others. Centroamérica is available for USD 10 per month when purchased on a standalone basis, or USD 5 [...]