About Us

Sling Media is the leading provider of multiscreen smart TV solutions for consumers and television operators. Founded in 2004, with headquarters in Foster City, CA, Slingbox is committed to developing products and solutions that empower you to watch your home TV — including 100% of the content you already pay for — anywhere in the world, on any Internet-connected device.

Sling Media Highlights

  • 2004: Founded by two brothers wanting to watch the SF Giants when traveling
  • 2005: The first Slingbox was released
  • 2007: Sling Media wins a Technical Emmy Award for the Slingbox
  • 2007: EchoStar acquires Sling Media
  • 2009: Released 4th generation hardware, Slingbox PRO-HD and SlingPlayer software for iPhone
  • 2010: Sling Media introduces SlingPlayer for Android, iPad and Windows smartphones
  • 2012: The 5th generation Slingbox 350 and Slingbox 500 were released
  • 2013: DISH Network announces and begins shipping integrated Hopper® with Sling DVR
  • 2013: Arris (Motorola STB) and Sling Media enter OEM deal for Cable and Telco PayTV worldwide
  • 2014: The 6th generation Slingbox M1 was released
  • 2015: Released Slingbox M2 with free Slingplayer app downloads for unlimited mobile devices
  • Today: 300 employees, sold in 22+ countries, in 5,000+ stores, with 50+ industry awards
Corporate Contacts
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Sling Media, Inc.
  • 1051 E. Hillsdale Blvd, Suite 500
  • Foster City, CA 94404
  • Direct: +1 650 293 8000
  • Fax: +1 650 293 8800