Dish Network Corporation offers one of the many satellite television options for the various television users across the US. Dish also owns one of early leaders in over-the-top television services and cord cutting, Sling TV.
Sling TV service was launched in 2015 and has an estimated 760,000 subscribers at the present. The main revenue of Dish Network faces much pressure in the fast changing telecommunication industry, but they are well positioned with the Sling TV service.
Once known as a sports service, Sling TV has done a nice job by diversifying their offerings and contents. The service now offers channels from production companies like Walt Disney Co, Viacom Inc, AMC Networks INC, NBC, and 21st Century. Sling TV offers great cord-cutting options to their customers, as they cater channels that appeal to women, men, and kids alike.
Sling has also added more sports programming to their lineup. It was the first OTT network to add NHL Network recently, and they have also signed deals with Fox and Pac 12 Network to include their regional sports networks in their lineup. Sling also offers two initial packages and many add-on packages.
Sling Orange is available for twenty dollars a month and offers channels like ESPN, AMC, ESPN2, TNT, TBC, and Disney Channel, whereas Sling Blue is available for twenty five dollars a month and includes channels like NBC Sports, Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, AMC, NBC Sports, Nick Jr, NFL Network, NBC, and FOX On Demand programming. Sling Blue also features regional sports networks from Fox Sports.
Users can buy both Sling Blue and Sling Orange bundled for forty dollars a month and avail a big library of channels. Add-on offerings from Sling TV include packages like Kids Extra, New Plus, Sports Extra, Lifestyle Plus, Caribe, Spanish, Espana, Sudamerica, World Music, Chinese, and World Cricket. Users also have the option to add premium channels like STARZ, HBO, and Cinemax as extras.
Sling TV has been advertising and hosting special events to get its name and content to the viewers. Ads were also posted in Facebook to let people know that Sling TV carries the AMC channel. This advertisement also reminded the potential buyers about the free seven-day trial offering.