Sling TV today announced the launch of new single-stream and multi-stream services as well as the addition of NBC, BBC America, and additional content partners. The single-stream service is called Sling Orange and it includes BBC America and BBC World news, the package remains at $20 per month. Sling Blue is the new multi-stream service that features NBC, USA, Syfy, BBC America, BBC World News, and more for $25 per month.
Sling has also introduced a multi-service discount that combines Orange and Blue for $40 per month. Subscribers can opt for additional NBCUniversal networks in Sling Blue’s Extra packs, these networks include MSNBC, Oxygen, Gold, E!, CNBC, and NBCUniverso.
Subscribers who signed up during the beta phase of Sling Blue will get the additional channels included in this package and their price will remain at $20 per month. Sling Orange remains at $20 per month for all new and existing subscribers.
Local content from NBC affiliates will be added in the future on a market-by-market basis. Sling Blue subscribers will also get access to live, local NBC broadcast stations in Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Hartford, Conn., Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego and Washington D.C.
More information about each individual content package and Extra packs is available on the Sling TV website.