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Dish CES 2016 press conference

Dish and Sling TV outline their big plans for satellite and streaming TV at the company's CES 2016 press conference in Las Vegas.

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    Only 64 percent of millenial households subscribe to traditional pay TV. "This generation doesn't understand
    much less tolerate many pay TV constraints.
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    Lynch says that studies show that millenials watch 4.6 hours of mobile, online video and TV per day.
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    Millennials just want it to be "on their terms."
  • David Carnoy 1/5/2016 11:25:59 PM
    Young people like watching TV but they don't want to pay for it -- or pay a lot for it.
  • Connie Guglielmo 1/5/2016 11:26:16 PM
    Mobile video and mobile TV is growing...TV for this generation must be affordable, hence Sling TV's pricing of $20 a month.
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    Lynch says Sling is helping to "expand the market" to include more millennials.
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    "Our audience profile suggests we have broad appeal," says Lynch.
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    Digital video will grow faster, thanks to Netflix, YouTubeRed, Crackle, Hulu and other services.
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    Sling TV remains "uniquely positioned" as the only provider of a mobile, affordable service that travels with you, Lynch says.
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    He's now recapping what you get for $20 a month with Sling TV, including over 10,000 hours of on-demand content.
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    Touting easy online cancellation anytime you want.
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    HBO Extra package is additional $15 a month -- for Game of Thrones fans.
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  • David Carnoy 1/5/2016 11:29:51 PM
    Sling TV's future looks a lot brighter than Dish's.
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    "...and best of all, no cable company," Lynch says.
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    "This time of year is the time all the pay TV operators announce their pricing." Lynch says they announce pay increases. "We all know why. Content gets more expensive." But Sling TV isn't raising prices. Will remain at $20 a month.
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    he's talking now about T-Mobile's Binge On program for its customers.
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    "This relationship with T-Mobile really underscores our pioneering" vision of mobile TV, Lynch says.
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    Recapping all the content of live and on-demand content for Sling TV. You can find details here: www.sling.com
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    One of the complaints about Sling TV has been that the interface wasn't great. They've redesigned for 2016, however. Changes coming soon.
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    Actually, here: www.sling.com
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    User interface changes around feature called 'myTV."
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    "myTV will become your go-to spot to find all of your content in one place," Lynch says.
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    With myTV, finds the content you want -- has predictive features so it finds the content it knows you like, Lynch says.
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    "Our new interface will aggregate all of the episodes (of your favorite shows) in one place."
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    Lynch says sports deserves its own section in the new Sling TV user interface.
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    Says ESPN 3 will now be integrated into Sling TV interface.
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    "ESPN3 brings all of these live games to you simultaneously...Try doing that on your cable box."
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    "We've spent a lot of time trying to figure out how to make TV personal," Lynch says. That will be the major differentiator between Sling TV and everyone else, he says.
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    More features will be announced in 2016, including high-value channels and devices, Lynch says.
  • Connie Guglielmo 1/5/2016 11:41:12 PM
    And that's all. Dish press conference is over. Thanks all for joining us.
  • Edward Moyer 1/5/2016 11:42:02 PM

    Sling TV brings welcome changes to menu system, adds ESPN3 - CNET

    CNETSling TV, the live TV streaming service that provides 20 channels for $20, is getting a much-needed overhaul for its user interface, and adds ESPN3 to its base package for no extra charge.
  • Edward Moyer 1/5/2016 11:42:22 PM

    Dish's new Sling TV Internet TV service starts at $20, features ESPN, Disney Channel, CNN, TNT, and other channels - CNET

    CNETTargeting millennials and people who don't want a full pay-TV package, Dish offers up a cheap live TV service that's viewable on a variety of streaming video devices.
  • Edward Moyer 1/5/2016 11:42:41 PM

    Dish's Hopper 3 DVR has a whopping 16 tuners, lets you watch four HD channels at once on a 4K TV

    CNETThe Hopper 3, due out early this year, is arguably the most powerful and feature-packed DVR to date.
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