Sling TV today releases HBO add-on package for current and new Sling TV subscribers.
Sling TV is bringing HBO to our customers on all of our supported devices in time for one of the most important TV moments of the year, said Roger Lynch, CEO of Sling TV. HBO delivers hit shows and movies that TV viewers crave, and with this addition were adding another heavy hitter to a lineup that includes ESPN, AMC, TNT and more.
It is has always been our desire to make the HBO subscription widely accessible, said Tom Woodbury, President of Global Distribution, HBO. Sling TV is a part of that ongoing evolution and we believe HBO is a great addition to the platform.
Unlike HBO Now Sling TV HBO package is available on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, current-generation Roku players and Roku TV models, Android and iOS devices, Xbox One, and Mac and PC. Opening up the service to a large number of consumers that for now HBO Now is not available to.
Sling TVs Best of Live TV $20 core package delivers ESPN, ESPN2, AMC, A&E, TNT, History Channel, H2, TBS, Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel, IFC, El Rey, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, ABC Family, Disney Channel, CNN, Lifetime and Galavision. This package additionally features access to WatchESPN, including ESPN3 and an array of VOD entertainment. Customers can choose to tailor their entertainment experience with the addition of HBO for $15 per month or the optional Sports Extra, Hollywood Extra, Kids Extra, Lifestyle Extra and World News Extra add-ons, each priced at $5 per month. In addition to live channels and VOD entertainment, Sling TV customers have access to content from Maker Studios.