Amazon Fire tablets now support Sling TV streaming

Shane McGlaun - Sep 1, 2015, 6:15am CDT
Amazon Fire tablets now support Sling TV streaming

Amazon Fire HD and HDX tablet owners can now get access to the Sling TV app for streaming their favorite TV shows. The Sling TV app is available for download right now for owners of the Fire HDX and HD line of tablets via the Amazon Appstore. Users of those tablets can download the apps and get a 14-day trial of Sling TV.

The HD and HDX line of tablets are the latest devices to be added to the lineup of Sling TV compatible devices that includes other Amazon products like the Fire TV, Fire TV stick, Google Nexus Player, current gen Roku players, Xbox One, iOS, Android, Mac, and PCs. A credit card is required to take advantage of the 14-day trial offer.

After the 14-day trial, the credit card will be charged if users don’t cancel the service. Sling TV has a lineup of different TV channels that you can watch on the go for a price of $20 per month. The core package is focused on sports, news, and other entertainment options.

The channels include ESPN, ESPN2, AMC, A&E, TNT, HISTORY, H2, TBS, Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel, IFC, El Rey, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, ABC Family, Disney Channel, CNN, Bloomberg TV, Lifetime and Galavisión. Also included at that price are WatchESPN and ESPN3 along with VOD content. HBO can be added for $15 per month along with other a la carte options.

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