Barely per week after offering a free helping of ABC New Dwell and a slew of “family-friendly” reveals and flicks for self-quarantining viewers, Sling TV just announced that it’s going to grant new subscribers 14 days of free entry to its Sling Blue tier, which options greater than 40 streaming TV channels. Sling TV additionally promised to serve up free streaming information channels for Amazon Fireplace TV customers.
No bank card or subscription is required to sign up for the Sling Blue offer, which is slated to run by way of April 5. Sling Blue sometimes prices $30 a month.
Sling TV says the provide is a “public service” in response to the continued coronavirus disaster, which has triggered shelter-in-place orders in among the largest U.S. states. “We’re hoping to encourage People to remain residence, and keep knowledgeable throughout this crucial time,” Sling TV president Warren Schlichting stated in a press launch.
To join the provide, you have to be a brand new Sling TV subscriber, and also you’ll should submit your e mail handle and ZIP code. Sling says that it “could contact you” about different Sling TV choices, however in any other case there’s no additional obligation. I signed up for the service myself, and as soon as I submitted my e mail handle, ZIP code and a password, I used to be capable of begin streaming reveals instantly.
Among the many channels provided on the Sling Blue service are a number of main information networks, together with CNN, FOX Information, MSNBC, Bloomberg Tv, Cheddar Information, and Native Now.
Moreover the information channels, loads of different standard leisure and sports activities channels can be found as nicely, together with A&E, AMC, BBC America, Bravo, Cartoon Community, Comedy Central, FX, Lifetime, NFL Community, SYFY, USA, and Viceland.
Sling TV additionally introduced that customers of Amazon’s Fireplace TV gadgets can now entry a few of its free streaming information channels, together with ABC Information Dwell, Fox Information, and Cheddar Information, straight from Fireplace TV’s “Dwell” tab. If you happen to subscribe to Sling Blue (both by way of a paid subscription or the free 14-day provide), you’ll see the likes of CNN, HLN, and MSNBC as nicely.
The Dwell tab may even function just lately watched Sling TV channels, together with a devoted “On Now” row of standard reside reveals provided by way of Sling TV. Past the Dwell tab, Fireplace TV customers may even have the ability to browse Sling TV’s reside channels by way of the Fireplace TV channel information.
To see Sling TV reside channels within the Fireplace TV Dwell tab, you’ll have to obtain the Sling TV app (if you happen to haven’t already) and click on the “Discover Free Content material” choice.
Earlier this month, Sling TV introduced its “Stay in and Sling” initiative, which affords quite a lot of free information and kids’s programming, together with a seize bag of free motion pictures.
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