Sling TV, Dish Network’s Internet TV service designed for cord cutters, is now available on the Android TV platform, the company is announcing this morning, including Google’s Nexus Player. This addition expands the service’s already fairly extensive lineup of devices it supports, which today includes Roku and Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Xbox One, as well as iOS and Android phones and tablets, and Mac and PC desktops.
Sling TV and Google are also teaming up to kick off the new integration with a deal that will offer new customers a deeply discounted (50 percent off) Nexus Player device when they pre-pay for three months of Sling’s service. For those who already own a Nexus Player, they can now try Sling for seven days for free.
Though owned by a traditional pay TV operator, Sling TV offers an alternative to the larger cable TV bundles on…
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