Today Sling TV confirmed to Cord Cutters News that they have dropped the Afro Channel from Sling TV’s Lifestyle Extra add-on. Sling TV added AFRO, a polycultural Black television network, was added today to Sling TV’s Lifestyle Extra package back on June 29th, 2017. Now it seems that their contract with AFRO has come to an end.
AFRO provides live linear and on-demand television in addition to exclusive and original Afro-centric movies and series including late night shows (“The Samy Priso Show”), talk shows (“Journey”), fashion shows (“Style Check”), and comedies (“Viral Breakdown”). With Sling TV dropping AFRO fans will now need XFINITY or fios from Verizon to watch the network.
Sling TV still offers BET, Cooking Channel, DIY Network, E!, FYI, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, LMN, Oxygen, truTV, VH1, and WE tv in the Lifestyle Extra add-on. The Lifestyle Extra package is $5 per month with a Sling Orange and/or Sling Blue subscription.
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