Press Release

Like to Watch? On-Demand Video Entertainment Experience, Sling.com launches.

Site features content from over 90 providers including CollegeHumor, Comcast Entertainment Group, Discovery Communications, Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Hulu, IMG SPORTS MEDIA, Lifetime Television, Marvel Entertainment, MGM, National Geographic Channel, Ovation TV, PBS, Playboy, Sony Pictures Television, Reuters, Starz Media, The Onion and many more.

New York, NY and Foster City, CA – December 2, 2008 – Sling Media, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), announced the public launch of Sling.com (http://www.sling.com), an online video entertainment destination. Users can go to Sling.com to watch a huge selection of clips, TV shows, films, news and sports in high quality, for free, anytime they want. This includes video programming from over 90 content providers spanning 150 content brands. "Sling.com is a wonderful combination of premium video content, television viewing, robust editorial and consumer-friendly access and socialization features," said Jason Hirschhorn, President, Sling Media Entertainment Group. "Users will have a blast watching great clips, full length shows and movies while customizing the viewing experience to their liking."

Sling.com features:

  • Robust editorial programming: Sling.com’s editorial team creates great content including blogs, playlists and clip collections.
  • Socialization features: Users can subscribe to any channel, show or user to create a feed of programming and activity that reflects your personal tastes and those of your social network.
  • Slingbox access: For the first time, Slingbox owners can now access and view their home television (cable, satellite receiver) and DVR via the Sling.com website, making their Slingboxes available without a software client download.

"Our mission from day one was to enable access to content regardless of screen or source," said Blake Krikorian, co-founder and CEO of Sling Media, Inc. "Sling Media will continue to link and meld video solutions from the television, computer and mobile device to create seamless experiences for consumers."

Sling.com is now available to the public, and will include content from the following providers now or shortly after launch:

23/6
60Frames
A3/5th & Ocean
Agility Studios
Animal Planet
Anchor Bay Entertainment
Archaeology Channel
Arena Football League
Australian Food TV
B2 Networks
Bloomberg Television
bnqt.com
Break.com
Car and Driver
Cinetic
CollegeHumor
Collegiate Images
Comedy Time
Comedy.com
Comedynet
Crackle
Discovery Channel
Diva.AG
Documentary Channel
E!
ELLE
FEARnet
Fight Network
Film Roman
Flow TV
G4
Golf Channel
GolfTV-powered by Golfweek
Hachette Filipacchi
Handmade TV
HearItFirst.com
here!
High School Sports TV
Horror Channel
Howcast.com
Hulu:
20th Century Fox
Bravo
Chiller
CNBC
Fox
Fox Movie Channel
Fox News
FOX Reality
Fox Sports
Fuel TV
FX
MSNBC
myNetworkTV
NBC
NBC News
NBC Sports
Oxygen
SciFi Network
Sleuth
Speed Channel
Universal
Universal Media Studio
USA
iaTV
IMG SPORTS MEDIA
Inside the Huddle
ivideosongs.com
Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Oaks
Lifetime Television
Lifetime Movie Network
Marvel Entertainment
MGM
MOJO HD
Mmarated.com
Motocross.com
MQM
My Damn Channel
My Yoga Online
National Geographic Channel
Newschoolers.com
NY Financial Press
ON Networks
Ovation TV
Pac-10 Conference
PBS
Playboy
Players Network
Reuters
Revision3
Ridemonkey.com
Ripe Digital
Road & Track
SI TV
SimplyME
Skateboard.com
Snowboarder.com
Sony Pictures Television
Starz Media
Studio 4 Fitness
Style
Swimnetwork.com
TenduTV
TENNIS.com
The Knot, Inc.
The Minisode Network
TheStreet.com TV
The Onion
TLC
Trackshark.com
trailersfromhell.com
Travel Channel
TV Guide Broadband
TV One
TVG
Versus
Voy
Wallstrip
WatchMojo
Wetsand.com
White Chocolate
WildTV-hunting&fishing
Wine TV


For a full list of shows available on Sling.com go to: http://www.sling.com/show/list

For a full list of channels available on Sling.com go to: http://www.sling.com/network/list

About Sling Media
Sling Media, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), is a leading digital lifestyle company offering consumer services and products that are a natural extension of today's digital way of life. Sling Media's product family includes the internationally acclaimed, Emmy award-winning Slingbox™ that allows consumers to watch and control their living room television shows at any time, from any location, using PCs, Macs, PDAs and smartphones and the revolutionary new SlingCatcher™, a universal media player that seamlessly delivers broadcast TV, Internet video and personal content to the TV. Sling Media is also the company behind the video entertainment web site, Sling.com, offering consumers a wide variety of popular TV shows, movies and other entertainment free for viewing online or on the TV using SlingCatcher. For more information on Sling Media, the Slingbox or the SlingCatcher, visit www.slingmedia.com. To watch your favorite TV shows and movies, check out www.sling.com.

Press Contacts
  • India Public Relations
  • Sling Media India
  • Main: +91.80.41779000
  • PR Direct: +91.9538512300
  • ramesh@slingmedia.com
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