Is Slingbox being discontinued?

Is Slingbox being discontinued?

Effective November 9, 2020, Sling Media’s Slingbox products will be discontinued. Sling Media will continue to support existing users who remain under warranty.

Why is Slingbox going out of business?

In an FAQ about the shutdown, Dish said Slingbox is being discontinued because “We’ve had to make room for new innovative products so that we can continue to serve our customers in the best way possible.” Sling will not be releasing any new products; most authorized resellers have been out of stock of the Slingbox …

Will anything replace Slingbox?

The Roku Ultra is yet another Slingbox alternative on our list that’s capable of streaming 4K content. The Roku Ultra offers the convenience of giving you access to some of the most popular streaming services like Netflix and Hulu while also providing you with the option to watch live TV channels using Roku channel.

What is the future of Slingbox?

Sling Media’s Slingbox products will be discontinued and no further work on their supporting apps will take place. Its servers will be taken permanently offline on November 9, 2022, when all of its devices and services will become inoperable.

What is the newest Slingbox?

Slingbox M2
Today the company, a subsidiary of EchoStar, is looking to better cater to streaming TV consumers with its latest product, the Slingbox M2. The new device is an iteration on the company’s earlier Slingbox M1, but one that’s been designed to reflect viewers’ changing habits, the company says.

Is Slingbox legal?

The company has banned all Slingbox sharing and hosting posts on its official message boards, warning customers that the use is illegal. “Hosting Slingboxes and sharing finder ID’s is prohibited by our End User License Agreement,” says Sling Media spokesman Brian Jaquet.

Can I connect Slingbox directly to TV?

You can connect the Slingbox SOLO directly to your TV, using the “pass-through” feature. This passes the connection from your A/V device, through the Slingbox and then back to your television via an output port. Just make sure that you use the same kind of connections.

Who owns Slingbox?


Industry Streaming media
Founder Blake Krikorian Jason Krikorian Bhupen Shah
Parent Sling Media

What is a SlingPlayer?

SlingPlayer displays on your computer’s screen an identical image of your audio video device’s remote control. You can watch and control your TV just as if you were at home on the couch. Away from your home network, you have access to your TV anyplace there’s a high-speed Internet connection.

How do I reset my Slingbox?

For all Slingbox models:

  1. Find the Reset button on the back panel of the Slingbox. (For the Slingbox M1/M2, the Reset button is recessed and requires a straightened paperclip.)
  2. Press and immediately release the Reset button.
  3. Allow the Slingbox to power back up.

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