Sling TV Rolls Cloud DVR to More Devices

Sling TV has made its optional cloud DVR service available to most of the devices supported by Dish-owned OTT TV service.  

The latest platforms to get access include Google Chrome, Google Chromecast, Xbox One consoles, and certain Samsung and LG Electronics smart TVs. That expands on earlier support for Sling TV on Roku players and Roku TVs, Amazon Fire TV devices and Fire tablets, Android TV devices, iOS and Android mobile devices, AirTV Players, Apple TV boxes, and Windows 10 devices.  

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Sling TV’s cloud DVR service provides 50 hours of storage for an additional $5 per month (Sling TV subs on the original Cloud DVR beta offering have access to 100 hours of storage).  

Sling TV reiterated that DVR functionality is not available on select channels (that list includes Disney and ESPN channels), and that it’s not presently supported on Samsung 2018 model smart TVs or its implementation on Comcast’s X1 platform.  

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Sling TV ended 2017 with 2.2 million subs, but has not broken out how many take the Cloud DVR service.