Why choose Sling TV?

Sling TV has just announced that they are introducing On-Demand and live internet television services on tablets and Windows 10 PCs for their subscribers. Sling subscribers can access this offer by downloading the Sling TV app from the Windows Store. This offer is available to Sling Blue, Sling Orange, and all other Sling TV packages.

Subscribers will get an opportunity to watch their favorite movies and popular TV shows at their convenience through this amazing offer from Sling TV. In addition to this, Dish Network has also guaranteed that they will continue their support for its PC app that runs on Windows devices, and also ensured that the PC version will be available on Windows 10 devices within a few months.

CEO of Sling TV, Roger Lynch said, “Enabling billions of hours of content consumption among tens of millions of users in the U.S., Windows 10 is a natural platform for Sling TV as we continue to make it easier and more convenient for consumers to access our service. We have invested significant resources and hours in creating a superior Sling TV experience on Windows 10 that highlights the platform’s unique features.”

Tuula Rytila, corporate vice president, post sales monetization (PSM), Microsoft said, “We’re excited for customers to experience the Windows 10 Sling TV app, taking advantage of capabilities unique to our platform, such as Cortana voice commands and Live Tiles. Microsoft continuously works with industry leading partners to bring high quality apps to the Windows Store and we’re pleased to offer Sling TV as another way for consumers to experience live TV on Windows 10 devices.”

Sling TV subscribers will receive several latest features in Sling TV’s Windows 10 platform. The new interface is pretty much simple and a few of these features are listed below.

Live Tiles

This amazing feature in Sling TV’s Windows platform will enable the users to easily see the contents from “continue watching” and “favorites”.

Cortana Voice Integration

The Cortana Voice Integration feature will enable the users to search for their favorite TV shows and movies by voice.


Vertical Main Menu

The Vertical Main Menu feature on Sling TV enables the subscribers to easily find the programs offered by the network.

Responsive User Interface

The Responsive User Interface enabled by Sling TV would automatically adapt the video into different sizes.

Touch Compatibility

Sling TV subscribers can easily access Sling TV on Windows 10 either on touch or non-touch Windows 10 devices.

Sling TV is facing a challenging competition from its competitors even though they are the first major provider in TV streaming platform. Sling has done quite well since its launch and has attracted numerous subscribers to their offerings due to the quality service and entertaining content they offer in their packages.

Furthermore, Dish Network’s Sling TV was also the first provider to add NFL Network, which targeted the youth and sports fans in the country. Sling TV has also been aiming to add more channels to their offerings in order to stay ahead of their competitors.

In a recent announcement, Sling TV declared that they have added NHL Network to their offerings. Sling TV is the first online streaming platform to acquire the rights for this sports network.

“With hockey season already in full swing, die-hard fans are donning their jerseys, and Sling TV makes it easy and affordable to watch NHL Network wherever they are, so they don’t miss a single slap shot,” said Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch.

“As the premier streaming destination for sports, we continue to offer fans nationwide the games they can’t live without, whether they love soccer, college football, pro football, MLB playoffs, the NCAA basketball tournament, and now NHL hockey,” he added.

DirecTV Packages

Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic

The addition of NHL Network in Sling TV will allow subscribers to access over 75 games, which includes the upcoming match between the Washington Capitals and the New York Rangers, scheduled for October 22. In addition to that, Sling TV subscribers will also be able to watch the Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic between Edmonton Oilers and Winnipeg Jets on October 23. NHL games will also be available on NBC Sports Network and NBC channels.

Sling TV subscribers can access the NHL Network by subscribing to the providers Sports Extra package. Sling Orange customers can add this package to their channel lineup for an extra $5 per month. However, Sling Blue subscribers will have to pay $10 per month, if they wish to subscribe to the Sports Extra package.

Earlier, Sling subscribers had to subscribe to both Sling Blue and Sling Orange packages to get all channels offered by the streaming platform, which cost them $45 per month. However, Sling has cut $5 from their bundle package, which allows the customers to access all Sling TV contents at $40 per month.

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