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Why Is it So Hard to Add Locals to Live TV Streaming Services? You Asked We Answer

Two of the most common questions I get are why is this local not live on a live TV streaming service, and why are some locals owned by a network group streaming on DIRECTV NOW, YouTube TV, Hulu, etc., but others are not. I want to try to explain why adding locals is so difficult […]

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Philo vs YouTube TV vs DIRECTV NOW vs PlayStation Vue vs Sling TV vs FuboTV vs Hulu – Updated June 2018

We often get asked what is the best live TV streaming service. The truth is there are no best services out there. Each person has different wants and needs. So we want to give you all the information and let you decided what is right for you. In this guide we looked at FuboTV, Philo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling TV, Hulu’s […]

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Sling TV Now Has More Than 60,000 On-Demand Titles

Today Sling TV has confirmed to Cord Cutters News that they now have over 60,000 on-demand titles. This comes as Sling TV announced yesterday that they have teamed up with The Film Detective to bring their library of over 3,000 movie titles to Sling TV’s Hollywood Extra channel. Now Sling TV subscribers will be able to watch […]

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Sling TV Adds a Grid Guide to Chrome

Yesterday Sling TV added their Grid Guide to the Chrome. Now as you use your laptop to watch your Sling T you will have the option to browse the guide to see what is on next. Back when the new grid guide started to roll out Ben Weinberge, Sling TV’s chief product officer, said, “To help you […]

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Sling TV Adds Newsmax & Free Speech TV

Today Sling TV announced that they have expanded their Newsline up with the addition of Newsmax and Free Speech TV. You will find these channels in the News Extra add-on for both Sling Orange and Sling Blue. For now, though both channels will be free to all Sling TV subscribers through August 24th, 2018. Newsmax – […]

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Sling TV’s AirTV Exits Beta

Last year Sling TV quietly rolled out a network-based AirTV device. This device allows anyone with an antenna to stream their locals through an air TV app or inside the Sling TV app on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and iOS and Android phones and tablets. (In a very similar way to how the Tablo DVR works.) Now […]

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Sling TV Now Offers the Most Channels Per Dollar (But Does That Even Matter?)

I have recently noticed a growing trend of new cord cutters wanting to know what service offers the most channels for what they pay. Many new cord cutters are looking for the best return on their dollar. If that is what you are looking at you likely want Sling TV. For $40 you can get […]

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Editorial: Live TV Streaming Will Never Succeed Unless They Can Speak a Language Their Customers Understand

This week I attended the Pay TV Show in Denver and had an opportunity to hear from some of the biggest names in cable TV and live TV streaming. PlayStation Vue, Philo, Sling TV, Pluto TV, fuboTV, Hulu, Amazon, and a host of others companies all sent executives to the event. During the talk it […]

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Over One-Third of DIRECTV NOW, PlayStation Vue, & Sling TV’s Customers Also Have Cable TV

This week at the Denver Pay TV Show, Joel Espelien, a senior analyst at TDG, opened up about their cord cutting studies. One of the most interesting was a look at who is paying for a live TV streaming service—such as Sling TV, DIRECTV NOW, and Hulu—and cable TV. According to Espelien, 36.9% of live […]

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