Dish brings over 200 worldwide channels to Sling TV
As of right now, Dish Community’s on-demand worldwide service has a brand new identify: Sling Worldwide. Previously generally known as DishWorld, it consists of greater than 200 worldwide channels spanning 18 languages. Packages begin at $15, and never surprisingly, you’ll entry it via the Sling TV apps, or by way of a brand new Sling Worldwide app. Given the strong launch for Sling TV, Dish’s $20 digital TV service, it is sensible for the corporate to consolidate its on-demand choices. It additionally makes Sling TV appear increasingly like a standard subscription TV providing — which is nice for individuals who demand loads of selection.
“Sling TV grew from the inspiration established by DishWorld, enabling us to check, develop and excellent our OTT capabilities by means of a service that streams tens of tens of millions of hours of content material each month,” Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch stated in a press release.
Whereas Dish managed to be the primary firm to roll out a big on-demand TV service, we’re additionally listening to that Apple is planning to unveil its personal service later this yr (probably together with some new Apple TV units). Along with Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon’s streaming video and HBO Now, 2015 might find yourself being the yr extra individuals think about dumping their conventional cable subscriptions. However in fact, they will simply be exchanging one large subscription for a bunch of cheaper ones.