Dish Network’s Sling TV recently added SEC Network+ and ESPN3 to its “Orange” package. Currently, Sling Orange has over 25 channels.
For the first time, ESPN3 is integrated directly within a pay-TV provider’s channel guide. The addition follows their recent deals with Campus Insiders and Pac-12 Network.
With the addition of SEC Network+ and ESPN3, customers will be able to watch thousand of live programs including college basketball, college football, NCAA Championships, cricket, tennis, soccer, and many more with the Sling TV app. This is good news for sports fans.
CEO of Sling TV, Roger Lynch said that, “Adding ESPN3 and SEC Network+ into our guide means sports fans now have access to some of the most intense athletic match-ups of the year in one place. With Sling TV, fans can sign-up for our service and begin watching the game within minutes and keep up with their favorite team all season long.”
The addition increases the visibility of ESPN and Sling TV now has an extra feature as compared to its competitors. ESPN networks air more than 20 conferences and 800 games in the 2016 college football season. ESPN3 offers live sports contents that are not broadcasted in other ESPN networks.
SEC Network was launched by ESPN in 2014. The network broadcasts contests of Southeastern Conference schools like University of Florida, University of Alabama, and University of Texas. SEC Network+ broadcasts extra events of SEC Network, and thus, customers can switch between SEC games airing at the same time.
In addition, Sling Orange subscribers on smartphones, tablets, computers, and connected devices can access WatchESPN.com and WatchESPN app at no extra cost. ESPN3 is also available on Sling Blue pack at no additional cost. However, you need to purchase SEC Network+ under the “Sports Extra” pack at $5 per month.
Sling TV offers its customers with 2 streaming services; Sling Blue and Sling Orange. Together they have over 100 channels and programs form NBC (Sling Blue only), Fox (Sling Blue only), Disney/ESPN (Sling Orange only), HBO, STARZ, Pac-12 Networks, A&E, Turner, AMC, EPIX, Scripps, Viacom, and Univision (on both).