Sling TV

Sling TV struggles to keep subscribers, drops nearly 100K users in Q2

It appears that Sling TV is still in hot water as it continues to experience subscriber churn. Parent company Dish reported its Q2 2023 earnings results on Tuesday, revealing a loss of 97,000 Sling TV

Sling TV launches new features for sports fans, including picture-in-picture mode and an iOS widget

Sling TV announced the launch of three features yesterday that many March Madness fans will likely enjoy, including a new “Side View” feature that allows web users to watch games in a small screen

Sling TV launches free ad-supported streaming TV service ‘Sling Freestream’

Today, Sling TV announced the launch of its free ad-supported streaming TV service, Sling Freestream, which offers access to over 210 channels and more than 41,000 on-demand movies and TV shows across

Sling TV’s subscriber base continues to tank, loses over 75K subs in Q4

Sling TV, the DISH-owned streaming service, finished the year off with a substantial drop in subscribers, ending Q4 2022 with a loss of 77,000 subs. As reported in an SEC filing on January 17, Sling T

Sling TV rolls out user profiles, promises faster pace of innovation in 2023

Dish-owned live TV streaming service Sling TV is looking to catch up with competitors with the launch of new features like user profiles and the promise of more changes to come in 2023. The company be

Football fans unable to watch DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket due to the website and app crashing

It is DirecTV’s final year as the exclusive home of NFL Sunday Ticket, the out-of-market sports package that broadcasts National Football League regular season games, and let’s just say opening we

Sling TV continues to drop subscribers, loses 55K subscribers in second quarter

Dish reported today that its streaming service Sling TV declined in subscribers during the second quarter of 2022, with a net loss of 55,000. This significantly differs from the first quarter of 2022,

YouTube TV now has topped 5 million subscribers and ‘trialers,’ says Google

YouTube’s Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan confirmed today a new milestone for YouTube’s live TV streaming service, YouTube TV. Speaking on a panel at Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech confe

Streaming deals ramp up for sports as MLB Opening Day and Masters Tournament begin

In light of all the recent complex streaming sports licensing deals, it becomes more evident each day that streaming platforms are beginning to realize the cash grab of having live sporting events on

Hulu + Live TV to now throw in Unlimited DVR as part of its base plan

In an effort to attract more subscribers to its service, Hulu announced today that it will offer an Unlimited DVR feature as part of its Hulu + Live TV service’s base plan at no additional cost.

Roku customers report streaming issues after 10.5 update

A number of Roku customers are experiencing problems with their Roku TVs following the Roku OS 10.5 update. According to reports published to Roku’s own customer forums and other sites, like Red

Sling TV launches a co-watching feature for live TV, Sling Watch Party

Live TV streaming service Sling TV is joining in on the co-watching trend. The company today announced the launch of its own version of a co-viewing feature, which allows friends and family in differe

Amazon Prime Video is streaming kids’ movies and TV for free, no Prime membership required

Amazon is making a selection of family-friendly and programming for kids available for free streaming on Prime Video as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis, which has people trapped at home. The co

Hulu launches on Comcast’s set-top boxes, including Xfinity Flex and soon, X1

Hulu’s streaming service is available almost everywhere. But one significant platform it hadn’t yet launched on was Comcast’s set-top boxes. That changes today as Hulu announced its

Sling TV rolls out free streaming to US consumers stuck at home

Dish-owned TV streaming service Sling TV announced today it’s making a selection of its content available to stream for free, no credit card or account required. The free offering includes break

Sling TV reports first-ever subscriber decline

Increased competition from competitors like Hulu and YouTube TV and even Netflix has finally taken its toll on Dish’s live TV streaming service, Sling TV. This week, the company reported its fir

Dish’s AirTV launches an $80 streaming stick for accessing Sling TV, Netflix & broadcast channels

Dish is expanding its hardware lineup today with the launch of a new 4K streaming stick, the AirTV Mini, designed to make it easier for cord cutters to access from one user interface its live TV servi

Sling TV closes year with 2.4 million subscribers, but growth slowed significantly

Sling TV’s growth has slowed dramatically as the competitive landscape for live TV streaming services has heated up. Despite this, the Dish-owned streaming service remains ahead of rivals in ter

Sling TV adds personalized recommendations, launching first on Apple TV

Sling TV, Dish’s live TV streaming service, will now make personalized suggestions of what to watch. The company this week introduced a new recommendations feature that will highlight the shows,

Sling TV rolls out free content to non-subscribers, initially on Roku

Last year, Dish-owned streaming service Sling TV launched a free tier to its service designed to attract those with lapsed subscriptions to come back and watch. On Roku devices, former customers were
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