EchoStar, the company that owns Slingbox will officially announce its latest product next week, the SlingModem, a cable modem with built in Slingbox features. The SlingModem was soft launched in January at CES 2008. SlingModem will not be sold to end user on retail stores, rather it will be sold to cable providers. End users will have to buy or lease it from their own cable provider. EchoStar did not provide pricing and availability at this moment.