Sling Media News Release: Android Smartphones Can Now Access Slingboxes

 
Sling Media Launches =
SlingPlayer Mobile for Android =
Smartphones
 
Application now delivers =
your home TV experience to Android phones anywhere you have mobile phone =
access
 
Foster City, Calif., =96 June 22, 2010 =96 Sling Media, Inc., a =
wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), =
announced today the availability of its SlingPlayer Mobile=99 =
application for Android=99 Smartphones.  The all new application =
gives Android phone users easy access to their home TV experience =
anywhere they have mobile phone or Wi-Fi internet access.  Now =
anyone with an Android phone never has to miss a favorite TV show when =
they=92re away from home.
 
=93We=92re committed to the =
Android platform, and users of our new and improved SlingPlayer Mobile =
application will experience one of the most complete mobile television =
experiences available today,=94 said Sling Media Senior Vice President =
and General Manager John Gilmore.  =93Now the full spectrum of =
viewing, including local channels and sports teams, video on demand, pay =
per view and even control of their home DVR, is available to the growing =
number of people moving to Android.=94
 
How it =
Works
When in your mobile phone =
provider=92s area of 3G, 4G or Wi-Fi coverage and connected to a =
Slingbox=AE SOLO, PRO or PRO-HD, SlingPlayer Mobile makes it simple to =
watch and control your living room television at any time from any =
location.  Watch live and recorded TV and schedule recordings of =
new programs from any Android =
Smartphone.
 
SlingPlayer =
Mobile for Android features faster startup and control response times, =
and it works among a variety of Android-based mobile phones in the =
market today.  It also has a new user interface that gives =
quick-touch access to the most critical remote controls and recently =
viewed channels.
 
Current Pricing and =
Availability

SlingPlayer Mobile Android is =
available now for download for $29.99* in the Android Market in the =
following countries: Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain,Switzerland, United Kingdom and the United =
States.
 
*Price is in U.S. dollars. U.S. dollar to local currency =
exchange will be carried out at purchase via the customer=92s bank or =
credit card provider. Pricing and availability subject to local =
laws.
 
Visit http://www.slingbox.com/go/android for more =
information.
 
About Sling =
Media, Inc. 
Sling Media, =
Inc., an affiliate of EchoStar Technologies L.L.C., which is a wholly =
owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), is the leading =
provider of video placeshifting products and services for consumers and =
television service providers. Sling Media’s product family includes the =
internationally acclaimed, Emmy award-winning Slingbox=99 that allows =
consumers to watch and control their living room television shows at any =
time, from any location, using internet-connected PCs, Macs, PDAs and =
smartphones. For more information, visit 
www.slingmedia.com.
 

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