[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sling TV is a relatively new streaming service that is now going to be partnering up with EPIX. By featuring EPIX content they will be gaining access to over 2,000 additional video-on-demand titles and a number of channels including EPIX, EPIX 2, EPIX 3 and EPIX Drive-In.
Currently there is no news regarding the launch date or the price for this new package but it is expected that we’ll be hearing about these soon.
The deal suggests that Sling TV is interested in pushing the movies element of their service as a strategy to help solidify them in the entertainment industry. This might give them more of a chance of competing with other similar services being offered by the likes of Amazon and Netflix.
Note however that EPIX has made similar deals with other companies in the past including Amazon.
Currently the service is $20 for the ‘core package’ including ESPN, ESPN 2, TNT, TBS, Food Network, HGTC, Travel Channel, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, ABC Family, Disney and more. Customers can also tailor their package by choosing to add Sports Extra, Kids Extra and News and Info Extra as they require. These priced at $5 each.
Source – GearDiary[/vc_column_text]