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SLING TV Becomes First Pay-TV Service to Launch Watch Party Feature With Video and Text Chat

New beta feature allows customers to invite up to three guests to watch synced live or on-demand content together Now available on Google Chrome web browsers via laptop and desktop computers Guests may join a Watch Party simply by creating a SLING TV account through a special beta preview ending September 30, 2020 SLING TV, the most flexible live TV streaming service, launched a new feature in beta, "SLING Watch Party," which enables customers to connect with friends and family in remote locations via video and chat while…

Pypestream Announces Integration With Conviva, Providing OTT Brands With AI-Powered, Proactive Customer Experience

Integration resolves user concerns proactively and more efficiently, increasing customer satisfaction while eliminating call center queries Pypestream, the leading customer experience automation platform with all-in-one cloud messaging and conversational AI, announces its integration with the leader in global streaming media intelligence, Conviva. The joint offering delivers proactive customer experiences within digital conversational experiences through notifications, eliminating the need for customers to reactively call…

SportsGrid Network Launches on SLING TV

SportsGrid, Inc. announced today the launch of a 24-hour network on SLING TV, a leading live TV streaming service that delivers live and on-demand entertainment instantly to compatible internet-connected devices.  SportsGrid Network is a digital-first linear streaming programming service providing real-time coverage of pre and in-game odds, data, stats and gaming intelligence across the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, College Sports, Golf, Tennis and Soccer.  The network is now available on SLING Free – no account or credit card…

DISH Announces EVP, Network Development; Names New Retail Wireless and SLING TV Group Presidents

Dave Mayo joins wireless leadership team as EVP, Network Development Jeff Blum promoted to EVP, External and Legislative Affairs John Swieringa named Group President, Retail Wireless & COO Michael Schwimmer appointed Group President, SLING TV DISH Network Corporation announced an expansion of its senior leadership team to support and advance the company's wireless future. Industry veteran Dave Mayo has joined the team as EVP, Network Development, Jeff Blum has been promoted to EVP, External and Legislative Affairs,…

SLING TV Reinvents Happy Hour With Free Primetime TV Through Daily ‘Happy Hour Across America’

- As part of the 'Stay in & SLING' initiative, SLING TV unlocks primetime TV nightly with SLING Blue service free from 5 p.m. ET to midnight every night - News consumption on SLING TV has risen 164 percent, but viewers switch from news to entertainment starting at 6 p.m. - Live TV without the cover charge, available at sling.com on popular web browsers SLING TV is introducing a new kind of happy hour with "Happy Hour Across America," offering free TV every night to help the nation unwind after days of difficult news…

SLING TV Delivers Free News on Amazon Fire TV’s ‘Live’ Experience

- SLING TV integrates free news channels with Amazon Fire TV's 'Live' tab as part of its 'Stay in & SLING' public-service initiative - Features breaking news from FOX News, ABC News Live and more - SLING TV continues to offer news-rich SLING Blue service 14-day, free 'quarantine offer' through April 5 As part of the company's "Stay in & SLING" initiative, SLING TV launched a new integration with Amazon Fire TV's "Live" experience, which will begin rolling out to customers in the U.S.. This new integration will…

TiVo Unveils TiVo Stream 4K

New Product, Built to Bring Entertainment Together, Features Strategic Relationship With Sling TV TiVo, the company that brings entertainment together, announced TiVo Stream 4K™, an easy-to-use streamer with live TV and Cloud DVR from the Sling TV app, plus leading content services. It gives consumers the power to create the bundle they want across multiple entertainment sources using a smart, intuitive interface making it simple to find, watch and enjoy. “Schurz is thrilled to be working with TiVo on this exciting…

Sling TV Bolsters Live TV with Fox News, MSNBC, CNN’s HLN in Base Service; Launches Free Cloud DVR, Updated Pricing, Channel Lineups

FOX News Channel, MSNBC and CNN's HLN Expand News Offerings in Sling Blue Base Service Sling TV expanded its live news offerings with the addition of FOX News, MSNBC and CNN's HLN to Sling Blue base service and launched new "Cloud DVR Free" for all Sling TV subscribers. Sling also introduced updates to pricing and channel lineups across both services. "Sling customers have been clear: they want more live news and sports, and they want a cloud DVR included at purchase – and we listened," said…

Telaria and Sling TV Research Reveals Connected TV Is Key to Reaching Undecided GenZennial Voters Ahead of the 2020 Presidential Election

66% Say CTV Ads Are Relevant and Informative; 50% Prefer CTV Ads vs. Linear TV Ads Telaria, the complete software platform that optimizes yield for leading video publishers, published proprietary research in partnership with Sling TV, illustrating how Connected TV (CTV) will be the key platform for political advertisers to reach GenZennial voters, regardless of party affiliation. With the 2020 Presidential election expected to see an unprecedented amount of advertising spending, the stakes for buyers and sellers of…

DISH Media Appoints Dave Antonelli to Direct Sling TV Advertising Strategy and Sales

DISH Media announced that Dave Antonelli has been selected to lead advertising strategy and revenue for Sling TV. "Dave will apply his insights into the rapidly changing media landscape to further Sling's leadership in advertising innovation as the lines between digital and TV continue to blur," said Kevin Arrix, senior vice president of DISH Media. "Dave will bring exceptional leadership and guidance to both Sling TV and DISH Media." In his new role, Antonelli will manage Sling TV client services, direct and…

Sling TV Brings First vMVPD to Oculus Go Virtual Reality Headset

Sling TV Launches First Virtual Multichannel Video Programming Distributor (vMVPD) on All-In-One Oculus Go Virtual Reality (VR) Headset Sling TV became the first virtual multichannel video programming distributor (vMVPD) to launch on Oculus Go, the all-in-one wireless virtual reality (VR) headset. The Sling TV experience on Oculus Go is equivalent to watching on a 180-inch television. For a limited time, customers who purchase and activate a new Oculus Go will receive an $80 credit toward Sling TV subscription services.…

DISH and Sling TV Join Comscore Campaign Ratings Beta, Introduce Addressable Ads to Measurement Platform

The Addition Marks the First MVPD to Join the Comscore Campaign Ratings Beta Program DISH Media announced it will join the Comscore Campaign Ratings beta alongside other leading media companies. DISH Media encompasses inventory of both DISH and Sling TV – including its live-streamed TV and VOD – and marks the first multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) to join Comscore’s cross-platform video ad measurement solution. As a leader in addressable advertising, DISH Media’s inclusion broadens the measurement to…

Outside TV Features Boosts Distribution Gains by Adding Top Cable, Satellite and vMVPD Providers

Comcast’s Xfinity TV, DISH and Sling TV Now Offer Rapidly Growing SVOD service Outside TV’s online subscription video on demand (SVOD) offering has expanded significantly and is now available over the internet on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 platform, DISH Network and Sling TV this summer. Known as Outside TV Features, the SVOD service is the premier collection of adventure sports films and series from around the world offered commercial free and on-demand on several leading platforms for $4.99 per month. Outside TV Features’ …