Category: Sling TV

Comparing soccer coverage on fuboTV, Sling TV and PlayStation Vue

With the news that fuboTV has significantly expanded its product offering to move from soccer-centric channels to those plus a long list of entertainment and news channels, fuboTV’s legal streaming service is now in the same ballpark as Sling TV and PlayStation Vue. We already know that fuboTV offers the most comprehensive selection of soccer coverage on any legal streaming platform in the United States, but how does it compare to Sling TV and PS Vue on everything else? We take a closer look in our comparison guide below. As you can see from the streaming options below, each one ... Read more

How to watch soccer over-the-air with HD indoor TV antenna

If you’re a subscriber to Sling TV, DIRECTV NOW or the soon-to-be relaunched fuboTV, one of the biggest complaints is that you’re not able to watch the Premier League games on the NBC over-the-air network TV. The same applies to the over-the-air FOX network. Both the NBC and FOX networks are only available in select cities (approximately 12 nationwide). If you don’t live in those select cities, you’re unable to watch live programming (reason being is because NBC and FOX can only show live programming via Sling TV, DIRECTV NOW, PlayStation Vue and fuboTV in those cities where NBC/FOX own ... Read more

Consumers benefitting from increased competition between streaming services

One of the major benefits of the battle between streaming companies to win customers in the United States is that the consumers are the ones that are being offered special deals to entice them to sign up. As of press time, here are the latest deals to encourage you to sign up: • Sling TV: Get a free Roku Streaming Stick when you prepay for 1 month. Or get an Apple TV for $89 or 50% off a Roku Premiere+ when you prepay 3 months of Sling TV. First, get the 7-day free trial to Sling Orange/Blue to get started. • Sling ... Read more

Sling TV DVR capabilities coming soon to soccer fans

Sling TV has announced that they will be adding DVR capabilities soon that have the added benefit of recordings not being limited to 28 days, like they are on PS Vue. Available starting in December, the cloud DVR beta program will roll out first on Roku streaming players and Roku TV’s. Customers who subscribe to Sling Orange and/or Sling Blue using Roku devices may request an invitation for the beta program by visiting www.sling.com/dvr. At launch, customers selected for the beta program will receive 100 hours of cloud DVR storage at no charge. Sling TV’s cloud DVR service will roll ... Read more

Sling Blue adds two alternate channels to show more Premier League games from NBC

Sling Blue, the streaming service, has added two brand-new alternate channels for subscribers to have access to more Premier League games. The addition of the two new NBC Sports overflow channels — named NBCSN Alternate 1 and NBCSN Alternate 2 — are included with Sling Blue and Sling Blue+Orange at no additional charge. On Premier League matchdays where there are several games being played at once, the alternate channels allow NBC Sports and Sling TV to stream Premier League games on those overflow channels that aren’t available on NBCSN, USA, CNBC, NBC or other NBC Sports-related networks. So, for example, on a ... Read more

Sling TV adds ESPN3 as separate channel to bolster soccer coverage

Sling TV announced this week that it has added ESPN3 as a new channel to its long list of streaming networks. Previously, ESPN3 was available to Sling TV customers but they had to log in to ESPN3 separately using the subscriber’s Sling TV username and password. But now with the addition of ESPN3 as a completely separate channel that’s built in to the list of Sling Orange channels available, it’s easier than ever to access all of the ESPN3 soccer matches on Sling TV. The addition of ESPN3 as a separate channel is a big move for both Sling TV ... Read more

One World Sports no longer available on DISH or Sling International

As of this week, One World Sports is no longer available on DISH and Sling International, which will come as a blow to soccer fans accustomed to watching NASL, Asian Champions League, Arsenal TV, Chelsea TV and Bayern Munich TV on the sports network. “ONE World Sports was seeking carriage in a domestic sports package, and in HD across all of its platforms, rather than continue to be packaged as an ethnic channel, and in SD,” said a One World Sports spokesperson. “We wanted the network to have carriage on DISH with packaging consistent with, and in a format, where ... Read more

Comparison of different Sling TV packages available for soccer fans

Sling TV offers so many different streaming packages that it can sometimes be confusing which one is the best one for you. With Sling TV, you can watch the best soccer leagues from around the world without needing a cable or TV subscription. Plus you can save money by switching to Sling TV and still watch your favorite team week-in week-out. But which Sling TV package is best for you? And what are the differences between the options available? For example, did you know there’s a Sling Latino, Sling Brazilian and Sling World Sports that are available? Find out below ... Read more