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Da Vinci debuts on Sling TV, TCL

Da Vinci’s newly launched FAST channel is now available for all Sling users in the US to stream for free. The channel will continue its FAST rollout to streaming TV audiences across the US on TCL Channel’s free streaming service available on TCL TVs, powered by Roku and Google smart TV systems. Da Vinci delivers […]

November 30, 2022

Sling TV, Cinedigm expand partnership

Cinedigm, a streaming company dedicated to serving enthusiast fan bases, has announced the launch of RetroCrush, one of its top-performing FAST channels, on Sling TV. This expands Sling TV’s partnership with Cinedigm to include fourteen channels. RetroCrush, the free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel from Cinedigm’s portfolio of streaming brands, is being added to Sling’s […]

October 7, 2022

Love Stories TV launches on Sling Free

Love Stories TV, the specialist in inspirational, real love stories as entertainment, has announced its streaming TV FAST (free ad-supported streaming TV) channel is available on Sling Free in the US. Following its success with existing partners Allen Media Group’s Local Now and The Grio, TCL, Rakuten TV and Samsung TV Plus AU, the Love […]

September 16, 2022

discovery+ on Sling TV, Dish TV

Warner Bros Discovery and Dish Network have announced that discovery+, the non-fiction real life subscription streaming service, will be available to both Sling TV and Dish TV customers in the US. The platform launched with 70,000+ episodes of premium content, including original series and on-demand programming on Sling on August 8th followed by DISH on […]

August 9, 2022

Sling TV on Amazon Echo Show 15

Amazon Echo Show 15 customers in the US can now stream Sling TV to watch live television and access its catalogue of more than 150,000 on-demand shows and movies. Viewers can get started by simply saying “Alexa, open Sling TV” and log-in to their account. Once in the app, users can request specific channels by […]

March 16, 2022

DISH Network loses 273,000 pay-TV subs in Q4

DISH Network, the US DTH broadcaster, has reported revenue totaling $4.45 billion (€3.98bn) for the quarter ending December 31st 2021, compared to $4.56 billion for the corresponding period in 2020. Net income attributable to DISH Network totaled $552 million for the fourth quarter 2021, compared to $733 million from the year-ago quarter. Diluted earnings per […]

February 24, 2022

Magnite launches Live Stream Acceleration

Magnite, the independent sell side advertising platform, has announced the launch of Live Stream Acceleration (LSA), a technology designed to help CTV publishers optimise their live inventory programmatically. Magnite says that LSA helps publishers more effectively monetise their supply, ensuring that ads are served in a timely manner without burdening their technical infrastructure. By leveraging […]

February 22, 2022

Berlingo joins MadHive

MadHive, the enterprise software platform that powers modern media, has announced that Craig Berlingo has joined the team as Chief Product Officer. In this role, Berlingo will lead product strategy and development for MadHive’s suite of customisable ad tech software, which has seen rapid adoption with major broadcasters and DTC brands. “There’s no question that […]

November 10, 2021

Newsy launches FTA throughout US

Newsy says it has become the first free 24/7 broadcast news network in the US, available to more than 90 per cent of TV homes across the nation, through over-the-air service and supplementing its OTT and connected TV distribution. The opinion-free national news network now serves its audiences with 14 news bureaus across the country […]

October 4, 2021

TDG: 23% US vMVPD subs also use legacy pay-TV

Research from TDG, a division of Screen Engine/ASI, has found that nearly one-quarter of US virtual pay-TV households also subscribe to a traditional cable, satellite, or telco pay-TV service. Dual-service use peaked at 37 per cent of vMVPD subscribers in 2018, a time when Sling TV dominated the landscape, leaving many users without live programming […]

June 11, 2020