The $20/month live TV service is now available on Android TV devices like the Google Nexus Player and some 2015 smart TVs from Sony and Sharp. Sling is also offering a discount on a Nexus Player, and announced ESPN Deportes as part of a $5/month add-on pack.
The lawsuit comes after Verizon unveiled new bundles that allow customers to choose specific packages of channels that can be swapped every 30 days.
The Disney-owned ESPN says an a la carte subscription plan would violate contracts.
The world's largest social network plans to allow app makers to send photos, music and other stuff through its communication service.
Technically Incorrect: Twitter activity claims another public victim, as ESPN's iconoclast gets into an ill-advised spat with Penn State students.
The Internet TV service goes live nationwide in the US today. A new $5 sports pack with extra ESPN channels and others is available now, and the company will soon add AMC to the base $20 package.
For the price of a cheap dinner, Sling TV "unbundles" traditional cable TV channel lineups with a handful of Internet-delivered channels, including ESPN, TNT, CNN and Disney. It mostly works great, but read the fine print before you cancel cable.
Technically Incorrect: After an ESPN baseball writer tweets his creationist views, he is suspended. This week, basketball color commentator Bill Walton tries to persuade play-by-plan man Dave Pasch about science. Pasch is unimpressed.
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.
Keith Law gets into a Twitter debate with former pitcher Curt Schilling on the subject of evolution vs. creationism. ESPN confirms Law's Twitter use has been suspended but won't say why.