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Sling Media SlingPlayer 3.0 combines TV viewing with second-screen enhancements

EchoStar Corp. (NASDAQ: SATS) subsidiary Sling Media Inc. has unveiled three new clients that enhance Slingbox customers´ video experience both inside and outside of the home.

SlingPlayer 3.0 and the SlingPlayer channel on the Roku streaming platform are both available for download now. A new version of SlingPlayer for iPhone and Android smartphones is available as part of the Roku channel introduction.

Sling Media will also introduce an app for Windows 8.1 in December.

SlingPlayer 3.0 combines the core value proposition of viewing live or recorded TV anywhere with powerful, seamless discovery and second screen enhancements that customers are now asking for. SlingPlayer 3.0 turns the iPad into the first screen and second screen at the same time.

Sling Media is a provider of video placeshifting products and services for consumers and television service providers. Sling Media´s product family includes Slingbox, which provides consumers with the ability to watch and control their living room TV shows at any time, from any location, using Internet-connected PCs, Macs, tablets and smartphones. For more information, visit

EchoStar is a premier global provider of satellite operations and video delivery solutions. For more information, visit


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