EchoStar launches on-demand video entertainment portal


Mumbai: Sling Media, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation has launched, an online video entertainment destination.

Users can go to to watch a huge selection of clips, TV shows, films, news and sports in high quality, for free, anytime they want. This includes video programming from over 90 content providers spanning 150 content brands.

" is a wonderful combination of premium video content, television viewing, robust editorial and consumer-friendly access and socialization features. Users will have a blast watching great clips, full length shows and movies while customizing the viewing experience to their liking," said Sling Media Entertainment Group president Jason Hirschhorn. features:

· Robust editorial programming:’s editorial team creates great content including blogs, playlists and clip collections.

· Socialization features:  Users can subscribe to any channel, show or user to create a feed of programming and activity that reflects your personal tastes and those of your social network.

· Slingbox access:  For the first time, Slingbox owners can now access and view their home television (cable, satellite receiver) and DVR via the website, making their Slingboxes available without a software client download.

"Our mission from day one was to enable access to content regardless of screen or source," said Sling Media, and CEO Blake Krikorian. "Sling Media will continue to link and meld video solutions from the television, computer and mobile device to create seamless experiences for consumers." is available to the public and will include content from a host of providers like 60Frames, Animal Planet, Bloomberg Television, Crackle, Discovery Channel, E!, ELLE, Handmade TV, Horror Channel, 20th Century Fox, CNBC, Fox Movie Channel, Fox News, MSNBC, NBC News, SciFi Network, Universal Media Studio, Marvel Entertainment, MGM, My Yoga Online, National Geographic Channel, Playboy, Sony Pictures Television, Starz Media, Travel Channel, Warner Bros. TV Group, Wine TV amongst others.