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Sling TV Offers Limited Discount for Dissatisfied Taxpayers

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In an effort to drum up a few new subscriptions, skinny bundle service Sling TV has launched a sales promotion pegged to tax day. Noting that the average American will receive a refund $170 smaller than the year before, Sling TV is taking 40% off service for new customers for three months. Sling TV's Orange and Blue packages will go for $15 per month each, while both together go for $25 per month. Any extra packages on top of that will sell for the standard price. It's a decent offer for those who want to try out Sling. Just remember to mark the end of the three-month sale period on a calendar, because the packages go back to $25 each for Orange and Blue or $40 for the combined set after that.

Sling Orange includes over 30 channels and Sling Blue over 40. Cloud DVR service is a $5 per month extra.

Sling TV isn't the first OTT service to experiment with price changes. In January Hulu announced it would drop the price for its SVOD service by $2 per month (from $7.99 to $5.99) while raising the price of its skinny bundle by $5 per month (from $39.99 to $44.99).

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