November 7, 2017 — ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sling TV today became the first live and on-demand over-the-top (OTT) service available on select Samsung Smart TVs. The launch of Sling TV on this new platform enables Sling TV to expand its leadership in device compatibility, currently supporting other platforms that include tablets, game consoles, computers, smartphones, streaming devices and other smart televisions.
“With football season in full swing, we know our customers want to catch every play on the biggest screen possible,” said Jimshade Chaudhari, vice president of product management, Sling TV. “Integrating Sling TV into select Samsung TVs creates a seamless experience for millions of Samsung customers, so they can watch their favorite team without the hassle of installing additional equipment, additional remotes or switching inputs.”
“Integrating Sling TV into our line of Smart TVs helps simplify live TV for our customers,” said Salek Brodsky, Vice President of Content and Services for Samsung Electronics. “As viewers continue to embrace streaming live TV via apps, Sling TV is an obvious win for those who want to truly personalize their entertainment experience for the best value.”
Sling TV is now available on Samsung’s 2016 line of Smart TVs, and will roll out to additional models in the future.
Current Sling TV subscribers can log in to their accounts on Internet-connected compatible Samsung Smart TVs. New customers may sign up for Sling TV directly within the app on Samsung Smart TVs.
For more information about Sling TV on Samsung Smart TVs, including compatible models, visit help.sling.com. For more information on Sling TV-supported devices, visit sling.com/devices.
2 thoughts on “Sling TV Becomes First Live and On-demand Streaming Service on Samsung Smart TVs”
So long as SlingTV doesn't offer Fox News or Fox Business, what's the point?
Meanwhile, "Smart" sets are getting really dumb, losing buttons and direct-entry keypads.
No, I don't want "the last remote I'll ever need" to force me to talk to it, gesture, or press an arrow key a dozen or more times, even to navigate some form of "favorites" list.
@Fred Sling offers Fox News…