We saw Dish’s over the top internet TV service, Sling TV, at the International Consumer Electronics Show 2015 last month. Recently the service was opened up to those who had pre-registered, the company had said that nationwide launch will take place in February. Today it has announced that Sling TV is now available for customers across the United States. For $20 per month it provides them with an over the top internet TV service that needs no long-term commitment, annual contract, credit check or hardware installation.
The $20 per month subscription service offers live TV channels that include ABC Family, Cartoon Network, HGTV, Disney Channel, Food Network, ESPN, ESPN2, WatchESPN, TNT and TBS. Univision’s channels have been announced for the service as well.
Soon AMC will also be available with the other core channels. Subscribers who want more can get $5 extra packs for Sports, News and Kids.
Sling TV can currently be accessed through a web browser on Mac and PC. Apps are available for iOS, Android, current-gen Roku players and Roku TV models. Support for Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick is promised in the coming days.
In the coming months Sling TV app will be launched for Nexus Player, webOS smart TVs from LG, certain smart TV models from Samsung as well as the Xbox One.
New subscribers will get a 7-day free trial before they’re charged $20 for the monthly service. Signups are now open for folks based in the U.S. at www.sling.com.