Sling TV Takes Aim at DIRECTV NOW With New Offer


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Last November DIRECTV NOW came on the market with an offer that had the most channels at the lowest price.

Now Sling TV is firing back with a new deal that will give more channels at the same or lower price than what DIRECTV NOW is promoting.

Sling TV accomplished this by offering a bundle of Kids Extra, Comedy Plus Extra, News Extra, and Lifestyle Plus Extra packages all for just $10. That means you can add 40 channels to your package for $10.

Now Sling users can get 70 channels for just $30 a month. Compare that to DIRECTV NOW, which charges $35 a month for the same package.

You could also add the Sports Extra to this deal and get 80 channels for just $35 a month. To get 80 channels with DIRECTV NOW you would have to pay $50.

“Most people tell us they don’t want the ‘big, bigger, biggest’ bundles that come with old-TV packaging like cable and DirecTV Now. But, as more consumers leave traditional pay-TV services, we’re seeing a growing consumer segment that is looking for a bigger channel lineup. Because of your feedback, we created a multi-Extra discount for everyone who wants a big channel lineup without the ‘Old TV’ model. With our new ‘4 Extras Deal,’ you can now subscribe to four Extras: Kids Extra, Lifestyle Plus Extra, Comedy Plus Extra and News Extra, all for just $10 per month (previously $20 per month). Families now benefit from best-in-class programming at an industry-leading price,” said Gleen Eisen, chief marketing officer at Sling TV.

This new $10 deal will give you access to the following channels:

Kids Extra: Disney Junior, Disney XD, Nickjr., Nicktoons, Teennick, Boomerang, Sling Kids, Baby TV, and DuckTV.

Comedy Plus Extra: MTV, TruTV, Spike TV, MTV 2, CMT, Logo, GSN, and TV Land.

News Extra: BBC World News, TheBlaze, HLN, Fusion, Euronews, France24, News18, NDTV 24×7, RT, and CGTN.

Lifestyle Plus Extra: VH1, BET, Cooking Channel, Diy, Fyi, Hallmark Channel, WE TV, LMN, Hallmark Movies, Vibrant, and Living Network.

This is what a true open market will do for cord cutters. As more competition comes cord cutters seem to always be the winners.

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