Slingucation: A Cord-Cutting Guide
How does streaming live TV work? What are the benefits of getting rid of cable? How do you know if you’re a good candidate to cut cable? Sling is here to help with answers to all of those questions and more in our full guide to cord-cutting. Slingucation will give you all of the resources you need to make an informed decision and cut the cord like a pro.
Should I cut the cord?
If you’re ready to get rid of cable but not quite sure if cord-cutting is right for you, it’s time to look at the facts. Dispel 5 of the biggest myths about cutting the cord and learn what it means to stream. We even have a comparison of cable vs. streaming TV to help you determine if cord-cutting is right for you.
Sling like a pro
Now that you know how to cut the cord, it’s time to go pro. There are endless ways to customize your streaming experience with Sling – from choosing the channels you want to curating a favorites list for seamless watching. Read our pro tips for Slinging in so you can make the most of your streaming experience.
Updated April 1, 2020
Limited Time Offer
Available to new customers upon account activation. One offer per customer. Must provide an email address and credit card. After 1 mo., you will be billed for Sling monthly at the everyday price unless you go online to cancel. Your account will be authorized to receive programming upon your first login.
The introductory price will change to the everyday price after the first month of billing.
Cancel on Sling.com or visit help.sling.com to contact us. Programming fees are charged monthly in advance and no credits or refunds will be issued for partial or prepaid months after cancellation.
The number of devices on which Sling content can be watched at the same time varies based on the Sling service. If you subscribe to our Sling Latino core services, you can enjoy three streams at a time. If you subscribe to our Sling International core services, you can enjoy three streams at a time. If you subscribe to our Sling Orange service, you can enjoy one stream at a time. Any extras you add to your Sling Orange service will be included in your single stream. If you subscribe to our Sling Blue service, you can enjoy up to three streams of these channels at the same time. Any extras you add to your Sling Blue service will be included in your three streams. If you subscribe to both services in Sling Orange + Sling Blue, you can enjoy up to four streams at the same time. Because you are purchasing two separate services in Sling Orange + Sling Blue, you can get the total number of streams included on each separate service—one stream for any channel on the single-stream Sling Orange service and three streams for channels on the multi-stream Sling Blue service. To get up to four streams, go to the My Account page and make sure that the “show me only Sling Blue versions of channels in both services” box is not checked.
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Channels Offered in Select Markets
Some local channels including FOX and NBC are only available in select markets. See which local channels are available in your area here.