Category: Sling TV

  • DIRECTV NOW Is In a Race to Beat Sling TV

    DIRECTV NOW Is In a Race to Beat Sling TV

    There is a battle for your streaming dollar and DIRECTV NOW is spending big to win. This week Sling TV announced that they now have 2.212 million subscribers. They are the clear winner for number of subscribers, but DIRECTV NOW quickly went on the offensive reaching out to newsgroups to let everyone know DIRECTV NOW…

  • Sling TV Adds NBA League Pass

    Sling TV Adds NBA League Pass

    Today Sling TV announced that they have added NBA League Pass as an add-on to their live TV streaming service. Now you watch out of market NBA games and mange it all through your Sling TV subscription. “By introducing NBA League Pass, along with its Team Pass offering as optional add-ons, we continue to give our…

  • Sling TV For The First Time Ever Announces Official Subscriber Numbers

    Sling TV For The First Time Ever Announces Official Subscriber Numbers

    For the first time, Sling TV announced official subscriber numbers today. According to Dish the parent company of Sling TV at the end of 2017 Sling TV had over 2.212 million subscribers. That represents a 47 percent growth year over year. This puts Sling TV in the clear lead over DIRECTV NOW with 1.2 million and…

  • HBO & Cinemax Are FREE This Weekend on Sling TV

    HBO & Cinemax Are FREE This Weekend on Sling TV

    Been thinking about giving HBO a try? Today may be your lucky day because all Sling TV subscribers have free access to HBO and all of the HBO On-Demand content! This deal is running through Monday, February 19th 2018. This is just in time to binge on: 2 Dope Queens – new episode 2/16 at 11:30 p.m. ET…

  • Sling TV Is Keeping Costs Down By Skipping The Locals

    Sling TV Is Keeping Costs Down By Skipping The Locals

    Yesterday YouTube TV joined a growing list of live TV streaming services in raising their rates. Over the last year PlayStation Vue, fuboTV, and now YouTube TV have all raised their rates. So why the price hike? Well, in short, locals cost a lot of money and often the second year of having a local…

  • 5 Free Trials I Think Every Cord Cutter Should Try

    5 Free Trials I Think Every Cord Cutter Should Try

    The best part of being a cord cutter is having a ton of services to pick from. What makes cord cutting even better is the ability to try most of them for FREE. Unlike with cable TV, cord cutting gives you the opportunity to test out a service before you have to pay for it.…

  • Sling TV & DIRECTV NOW Account For Over 66% Of All Live TV Streaming Subscribers

    Sling TV & DIRECTV NOW Account For Over 66% Of All Live TV Streaming Subscribers

    In the battle for your live TV Streaming dollars right now there are two clear winners Sling TV and DIRECTV NOW as both services now control over 66% of all live TV subscribers. This comes from a new report published by The Diffusion Group (TDG) that takes a look at the state of live TV streaming in the…

  • Showtime is FREE on Sling TV Starting Today

    Showtime is FREE on Sling TV Starting Today

    Not excited about the Olympics getting started tonight? Well today may be your lucky day, because all Sling TV subscribers have free access to Showtime and all of the Showtime On-Demand content! Starting Today Sling TV is giving away a free weekend trial just in time for the premiere of Shameless. This free trial will…

  • Super Bowl Report Card: Sling TV vs DIRECTV NOW vs PlayStation Vue vs YouTube TV vs fuboTV

    Super Bowl Report Card: Sling TV vs DIRECTV NOW vs PlayStation Vue vs YouTube TV vs fuboTV

    Last night the Super Bowl was once again one of the most watched sporting events in the United States. It also serves as a benchmark for the stability of live TV streaming services. This year we had several winners and one loser, but before we jump into how each of the live TV streaming services…

  • Philo vs Sling TV vs DIRECTV NOW vs PlayStation Vue vs Fubo TV vs Hulu vs YouTube TV – Updated February 2018

    Philo vs Sling TV vs DIRECTV NOW vs PlayStation Vue vs Fubo TV vs Hulu vs YouTube TV – Updated February 2018

    Today we update our side by side look at the major live TV streaming services. With a lot of new device support and new channels we wanted update our live TV streaming service break down. This month we looked at Fubo TV, Philo, Sling TV, Hulu’s live TV beta, YouTube TV, PlayStation Vue, and DIRECTV NOW with the hopes that…