Sling TV announced its latest round of channel additions, making premium channels Starz and Starz Encore, as well as regional sports programmer the Pac-12 Network, to both its legacy “Orange” and new multi-stream “Blue” platforms.
The Dish Network-owned live-streaming service also announced the debut of a Windows 10 app for PCs and tablets.
All six regional versions of the Pac-12 Network will be added to the $5-a-month Sling Orange Sports Extra pack, as well as the $10-a-month Sling Blue Sports Extra bundle.
Starz and Starz Encore will be available to subscribers of both platforms for $9 a month. Subscribers have free trial access to the premium channels through September 14. The debut and the trial will be highlighted by the Starz premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at 9 p.m. ET Saturday.
The Windows 10 app, meanwhile, further expands Sling’s reach, making it available to the narrow audience segment who accesses the service through their PC or Windows-based mobile device.
Last month, SNL Kagan released an estimate suggesting Sling TV has amassed around 764,000 subscribers since launching in February 2015.
Sling TV's now robust programming selection and device reach will come in handy as the platform readies for exponentially more competition in the live-streaming area in the months to come.
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