Sling TV is a new $20-per-month live TV package with 16 channels, including ESPN, AMC, TNT, CNN, History, HDTV and the Disney Channel. How does it work, how can you get it -- and will it let you quit cable?
PlayStation Vue is the new TV service from Sony that starts at $50 per month. Its competitor Sling TV starts at $20 per month. Both use the Internet to stream numerous live TV channels as well as VOD, and both are free from long-term contracts. So how do they stack up?
Games will be streamed online and through the NCAA March Madness Live app. There's even a trick to gain access to the games without a cable subscription.
The pioneering Internet TV service added the Xbox One to its list of compatible hardware and upgraded the base $20 channel lineup with A&E, History, H2 and Lifetime, bringing the total to 20 channels. It also added a truTV option to bolster March Madness availability with TBS and TNT.
Charlie Ergen, currently Dish's chairman and previously its CEO, will return to running daily operations after current CEO Joseph Clayton retires at the end of March.
Targeting millennials and people who don't want a full pay-TV package, Dish offers up a cheap live TV service that's viewable on a variety of streaming video devices and includes ESPN, Disney Channel, and CNN.
Dish's Sling TV stole the show with its $20 alternative TV package, but PlayStation Vue is coming soon, Netflix is certifying TVs and just about everybody is streaming. Here are the big home video trends of CES 2015.
It's kind of like a poor-man's Roku 3 remote, but also way cooler.
Extension restores access to handful of channels that have been blacked out since October during contract negotiations.
Cheapskate exclusive! That's the best deal to date on the HD versions of these cord-cutting tools, one of which now bypasses commercials.