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Sling TV hits Amazon Fire tablets with free trial

by Todd Haselton | August 31, 2015August 31, 2015 7:00 pm PDT

Sling TV on Monday announced that it has released an official Sling TV application for Amazon Fire tablets, including the Fire HDX 8.9, the Fire HDX 7, the Fire HD 7 and the Fire HD 6. The application is free from the Amazon Appstore though requires a subscription for use after a free 14-day trial.

Amazon Appstore vice president Steve Rabuchin said that Sling TV has been “extremely popular” ¬†on the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, after launching on those products in February. The basic Sling TV package, called “Best of Live TV” costs $20 and includes 20 channels, though customers can opt to add on various channel add-ons, including those with additional sports, hollywood, kids, global, lifestyle and Latino content, for $5 per month each.

The application should be available in the Amazon Appstore now. If you sign up for the free trial, be sure to cancel it before the 14 days are up, or your on-file credit card will be charged.

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Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...

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