Category: Sling TV

How to Get Sling TV For Free

Sling TV is holding a free preview of its Blue and Orange basic programming packages until January 12. The free trial started yesterday, but is only available for returning customers. The live streamer’s Blue plan features more than 40 channels including live network feeds in select markets as well as several other Fox channels. Sling’s

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Sling TV Raises Price; Adds Fox News

Sling TV, the live streaming service owned by Dish, has raised the price of its base programming packages (Blue and Orange) from $25 a month to $30 a month, effective immediately. (The service offers $10 a month off either plan for the first month.) To soften the blow, Sling has added Fox News, MSNBC and

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Sling TV Adds Longhorn Network

Sling TV, the live streaming service owned by Dish Network, has added the Longhorn Network to its Sports Extra package for Sling Orange customers. The Sports Extra plan, which costs $10 a month, also includes ESPNU, ESPNews, SEC Network, NHL Network, NFL RedZone channel and NBA TV. Sling subscribers must subscribe to the Orange base

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Dish vs. Fox Sports: Is There Anything New?

Q. I’m a Dish subscriber and I have been without my Fox local sports channel since July. My question is: Will it ever come back, or is it gone forever? — Quinn, Phoenix. Quinn, on July 26, both Dish and its live streaming service, Sling TV, lost 22 different Fox Sports regional channels (including your

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Dish, Sling TV Add ACC Network

Dish last night reached an ‘agreement in principle’ to carry the ACC Network both on its satellite TV service, and its live streaming service, Sling TV. The deal enabled the two TV providers to air last night’s ACC Network broadcast of the Clemson-Georgia Tech game. This was the network’s first live broadcast of a college

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Dish vs. Fox Sports: When Will It End?

Q. You’ve been writing about when some of these channel blackouts will end. What about Dish and Fox Sports? When will we get our sports channels back? — Wayne, Phoenix. Wayne, on July 26, both Dish and its live streaming service, Sling TV, lost 22 different Fox Sports regional channels (including your Fox Sports Arizona)

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Will Dish & Sling Ever Carry Regional Sports Channels?

Q. I am hoping that Dish brings back my Fox sports channel that carries San Diego Padres baseball games. I miss my team. But I’m afraid that it will never come back. I read that Dish’s owner said the channel will never return. Is that true? — Claire, San Diego.  Claire, as you probably know,

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Dish, Sling Lose Fox Sports: Is There An Alternative?

Q. I am a Dish subscriber and I have become very upset that Fox Sports Southwest is no longer in my lineup. I miss watching my Texas Rangers! Is there any other way to keep watching the Rangers while keeping my Dish!? — Teresa, Plano, Texas.  Teresa, on July 26, both Dish and its live

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Sling TV, PlayStation Vue Raise Prices

Sling TV has raised the price on its Sports Extra plan from $5 a month to $10 a month. The new rate is now effective for new Sling Orange customers, but will not be implemented for existing Sling Orange subscribers until August 1. (The $10 monthly price was already in place for Sling Blue customers.)

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Sling TV Adds 2 Channels to a la Carte Lineup

Sling TV has added two channels to its lineup of a la carte channels: Hallmark Movies Now and The Country Channel. The Hallmark Movies Now channel, which can now be purchased for $6 a month with or without a base package, includes hundreds of hours of commercial-free movies that are not available on the Hallmark

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