Sling TV Launches on Amazon Fire Tablets

  • Sling TV now available on current versions of Amazon Fire HD and
    Fire HDX tablets, in addition to Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick
  • Amazon Fire HDX 8.9, Fire HDX 7, Fire HD 7 and Fire HD 6 tablet
    customers can watch Sling TV free for 14 days

released its app for Amazon Fire HD and HDX tablets, rounding out
its live Internet TV offering on Fire devices, including Amazon Fire TV
and Fire TV Stick. Amazon Fire HD and HDX tablet device owners can now
download the Sling TV app in the Amazon
. For a limited time, new Sling TV customers with an Amazon
Fire HDX 8.9, Fire HDX 7, Fire HD 7 or Fire HD 6 tablet can also take
advantage of a 14-day free trial of Sling TV.

“Amazon customers now have more ways to access the best live and
on-demand content TV has to offer today,” said Roger Lynch, CEO of Sling
TV. “With the introduction of Sling TV on Amazon Fire HD and HDX
tablets, millions of Amazon customers can now access their entertainment
in and outside of the home.”

“We are thrilled to have Sling TV available to our Fire HD and HDX
tablet customers,” said Steve Rabuchin, Vice President, Amazon Appstore.
“Since launching on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Sling TV has been
extremely popular with our customers and availability on Fire HD and HDX
tablets makes it even more convenient for them to watch their favorite
live television shows without a cable subscription.”

The Fire HD and Fire HDX tablets are the latest to be added to the
roster of Sling TV supported devices, including Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV
Stick, Google’s Nexus Player, current-generation Roku players and Roku
TV models, Xbox One, iOS and Android devices, Mac and PC.

To purchase a compatible Amazon tablet, visit
To access the 14-day free trial offer, new Sling TV customers must
download the Sling TV app from the Amazon Appstore on an Amazon Fire HDX
8.9, Fire HDX 7, Fire HD 7 or Fire HD 6 tablet and follow instructions
to activate the offer in-app. After the free trial, the customer’s
credit card will be charged for the applicable subscription unless they

Sling TV’s “Best of Live TV” includes more than 20 channels for $20 per
month. The core package delivers ESPN, ESPN2, AMC, A&E, TNT, HISTORY,
H2, TBS, Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel, IFC, El Rey, Adult Swim,
Cartoon Network, ABC Family, Disney Channel, CNN, Bloomberg TV, Lifetime
and Galavisión. This package additionally features access to WatchESPN,
including ESPN3 and an extensive library of VOD entertainment. Customers
can choose to customize their entertainment experience with the addition
of HBO® for $15 per month. Additional a la carte-like add-ons include
“Sports Extra,” “Hollywood Extra,” “Kids Extra,” “Lifestyle Extra,”
“World News Extra” and Latino add-ons, “Deportes Extras” and “Películas
& Novelas Extra,” each for $5 per month. In addition to live channels
and VOD entertainment, Sling TV customers have access to popular content
from Maker Studios.

About Sling TV

Sling TV L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:
DISH), provides over-the-top television services including domestic and
international live and Video-On-Demand programming. It is available on
televisions, tablets, computers and smartphones. The Sling TV
programming portfolio includes content from Disney/ESPN, HBO, AMC, A&E,
Turner, Scripps, EPIX, Univision and Maker Studios. Sling Latino offers
a suite of standalone and add-on Spanish-language programming packages
tailored to English-dominant, bilingual and Spanish-dominant U.S.
Hispanics. Sling International currently provides more than 200 channels
in 18 languages across multiple devices to U.S. households. Sling TV is
a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s
contemporary viewers. Visit

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