Satnews Daily
February 17th, 2010

EchoStar — Bell TV Slings It (SatBroadcasting™)

Sling Media, Inc. a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), has announced that Bell TV will license SlingGuide™ to deliver advanced TV search, remote scheduling, and recording services to its customers. Bell TV is the first licensee in Canada of Sling Media’s search technology designed specifically for a television service provider.
,br /> The customized version of SlingGuide for Bell TV’s new service will be named Remote PVR and will be available in French and English to customers on February 12. Sling Media also worked with Bell Mobility to make Remote PVR available for 11 popular, compatible smartphones. Bell Mobility customers can also put the power of Remote PVR in the palm of their hands by turning their smartphone into an intelligent remote control.

With access to the Internet and connection to a Slingbox® Solo, PRO or PRO HD, SlingPlayer Mobile software allows viewers to watch and control their living room television at any time from any location. SlingPlayer Mobile App users can change channels, control their DVR and watch their favorite shows, all on the iPhone® or iPod touch®.  The updated version is a free upgrade for existing users of the SlingPlayer Mobile App.