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Sling TV offers price guarantee for subscribers worried about price hikes

Sling TV offers price guarantee for subscribers worried about price hikes

Over-the-top (OTT) live streaming television service Sling TV is now guaranteeing its customers that it won't raise their rates for at least a year, addressing price hikes introduced by competing companies like YouTube TV. This fixed-price guarantee isn't available to everyone, however -- you'll need to sign up for the service sometime this month to take advantage of it.

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Sling makes its live streaming TV service free during primetime hours

Sling makes its live streaming TV service free during primetime hours

Following the recent launch of its free tier, Sling TV has announced another initiative that will provide the public with some free content. Starting today, the service is offering free streaming television access under its Sling Blue plan, but only during primetime TV hours, according to the company. Sling calls this initiative its 'Happy Hour Across America.'

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Amazon’s Fire TV Live feature gets Sling TV free news integration

Amazon’s Fire TV Live feature gets Sling TV free news integration

Earlier this month, Sling TV launched a new free tier called 'Stay in & SLING' targeted at people who don't subscribe to the service, but who are currently stuck at home and seeking new streaming services to watch. The service offers a variety of free channels and on-demand content, including news content and a bunch of older and lesser-known series. Some of that content is now integrated with Fire TV's 'Live' tab.

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SLING TV launches free tier to get people to “Stay in & SLING”

SLING TV launches free tier to get people to “Stay in & SLING”

Quarantines and shelter-in-place orders are no longer just a way to stay away from virus threats. It is also becoming a new venue for content makers and distributors to push their services forward. Some of those services, however, do require some form of paid subscription so what better way to both show solidarity and also advertise their product than by offering a new free tier, which is exactly what SLING TV is doing to give its streaming service a bit of good publicity.

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Sling TV launches major bundle deals to celebrate its anniversary

Sling TV launches major bundle deals to celebrate its anniversary

Over-the-top streaming service Sling TV is offering major new bundled hardware deals for both new and former customers as a way to celebrate its anniversary. The deals are targeted at cord-cutters and people who are considering a jump from traditional pay-TV to streaming only. Among other things, the company is offering the hardware necessary for streaming local broadcast channels.

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Sling adds new channels but also raises prices

Sling adds new channels but also raises prices

Sling customers are getting some good news and some bad news today. The internet TV provider has announced that it's adding a handful of channels to its lineup, but at the same, it's also raising prices. The new channels are spread out across a variety of extras too, so if there's one in particular you want, you may need to subscribe to one of those add-ons to get it.

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DISH’s AirTV 2 now comes in a more discreet black box

DISH’s AirTV 2 now comes in a more discreet black box

Set-top boxes that blend over-the-air TV and the Internet are no longer novelties these days. Even service providers are somewhat ironically selling their own "cord-cutting" boxes, with attached subscriptions, of course. In 2017, DISH launched its first Android-powered AirTV Wi-Fi tuner with a rather odd aesthetic for a TV box. With the AirTV 2, it is correcting that error and puts all the upgraded hardware in a sleek and slim black box.

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Sling TV arrives on Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max smart displays

Sling TV arrives on Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max smart displays

Live streaming television service Sling TV has arrived on Google's Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max smart displays, the company has announced. The arrival brings a number of new capabilities for subscribers, the most obvious being that the Sling TV service can be directly watched on one of the displays. The feature is available for all Sling TV customers.

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Sling TV’s new Micro Guide makes it easier to casually browse shows

Sling TV’s new Micro Guide makes it easier to casually browse shows

Over-the-top television service Sling TV has been updated with a new guide style called 'Micro Guide' that makes it easier for users to keep watching their current show while also browsing through what's available on other channels. In addition, the service has added a new search feature that makes it easier to find shows across a variety of categories, as well as popular content.

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Sling TV finally adds Safari support after nixing macOS app

Sling TV finally adds Safari support after nixing macOS app

Live streaming television service Sling TV used to offer a macOS app for accessing the service on a Mac computer, but things changed last year. Users were promised that in addition to its existing Chrome browser support, Sling TV would soon add support for Apple's Safari browser, something that has finally arrived more than a year after the promise was made.

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Sling TV is offering a big service credit for new Fire TV customers

Sling TV is offering a big service credit for new Fire TV customers

In the days when streaming live television was more of a new novelty than a common method for getting TV, companies competed for subscribers by offering free streaming devices and other perks. Though these deals aren't quite as great or common as they once were, we've seen a number of notable promotions pop up over the months, the most recent being a temporary offer from Sling TV for new Fire TV customers.

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AirTV Mini mixes Android TV, Sling TV, OTA channels in one device

AirTV Mini mixes Android TV, Sling TV, OTA channels in one device

The folks at AirTV are dead set on creating a television experience where everyone can have every single piece of programming available in the world, all at once. To do this, they've created the device "AirTV Mini", a device that connects to your television's HDMI port and connect with your OTA antenna and AirTV Wi-Fi-enabled network tuner.

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