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Our Journey

Raising the bar for innovation and expectation since day one.

At DISH, we’ve always put consumers first, continually reinventing our industry and ourselves to deliver groundbreaking new experiences for all.

2004

Sling Media Pvt. Ltd. Incorporated.

2005

First Slingbox launched.

2006

Slingbox showcased in CES; 100K units shipped.

2007

Sling Media acquired by EchoStar Corporation, USA, the first step on our journey with DISH Network!

2008

Slingbox HD, Catcher, SlingPlayer Blackberry launched.

2009

VIP 922 DVR with Sling, SlingPlayer Mac and iPhone.

2010

SlingPlayer for Mobile Android, Windows, iPad, Sling Adapter.

2011

SlingBox enters Japan, India and Hong Kong markets.

2012

Fifth generation Slingbox 350 and Slingbox 500 launched.

2013

DISH Network announces integrated “Hopper with Sling” DVR.

Receives award for world’s best DVR and continues to be category leader.

Enters into OEM deal for Cable & Telco pay TV in bid for worldwide market.

2014

Sixth-generation Slingbox M1 launched.

16+ hardware products launched in 5,000+ stores.

50+ industry awards & grown to 300+ employees.

2015

“HopperGo” launched for DISH Network customers.

Sling TV, the world’s first “live” OTT service, launched.

2016

India team begins work on Sling TV products.

2017

Sling Media integrated with parent company DISH to create DISH Technologies.

SlingStudio & CameraLink, world’s first portable, wireless video switcher, launched.

2018

AirTV products family (Classic, ATP) launched.

Earned J.D. Power Award for “#1 in Overall Customer Satisfaction.”

2019

Started DISH Information Technology Delivery Center in India.

Earned J.D. Power Award for “#1 in Overall Customer Satisfaction,” second year in a row.

AirTV Mini launched.

2020

Entered the United States retail wireless market.

Earned third consecutive J.D. Power Award.

Sling TV hit 2.5 million Active Subscribers milestone.

AirTV Anywhere launched.