To some people, cutting the cord is a no brainer. With the economic slump, many have made due with Netflix, Hulu, among a bevy of other services.
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Want to watch Fear the Walking Dead on your Sling TV but worried the service will crash as it did for the Fear TWD premiere? Fear not, says Sling TV, the problem has been found and resolved.
Sling TV, in a blog post, said “one of our mobile apps was making high-load calls on a key database,” compounded by a caching error that “added previously unseen processing cycles that interrupted the service” for some users.
With Serena Williams looking to net the first calendar year Grand Slam in nearly three decades, the U.S. Open will be presented on ESPN exclusively starting Aug. 31, with the Women’s title match on Saturday, Sept. 12 and the Men’s on Sunday, Sept. 13.
The coverage will be massive, with more than 130 hours on ESPN, ESPN2 and WatchESPN and another 1,100 hours on ESPN3.
Last year, just 100 hours was on TV and 400 on ESPN3.
A new report says distribution of an over-the-top video product by established pay-TV service providers – like Dish’s Sling TV and DirecTV’s Yaveo -- has the potential to help distributors reach beyond their current footprint, “shaking up the entire pay-TV model.”
The report, from Horowitz Research, says Millennials are uniquely positioned to make that evolution occur.
A day after going dark on Dish Network, the Sinclair Broadcast Group and the satcaster appear to be on the path to a new retransmission agreement and have mutually lifted the blackout that left about 5 million Dish customers in 79 markets nationwide without Sinclair channels.