Sling TV continues to lose subscribers, losing 55k subscribers in Q2

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Dish reported today that in the second quarter of 2022, the number of subscribers to its streaming service Sling TV declined, with a net loss of 55,000. This is quite different from the first quarter of 2022 when he lost 234,000 followers. However, this is the third quarter in a row that there has been a drop.

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This figure was also a smaller loss than in the second quarter of 2021, when Sling TV lost 65,000 subscribers. Sling now has a total of 2.197 million subscribers, down 242,000 from 2.439 million in Q2 last year. By comparison, Sling TV had 2.252 million views in the first quarter of 2022.

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The company wrote in normative documents“The decrease in Sling TV’s net subscriber base was primarily due to an increase in subscriber disconnections following seasonal sporting events. We continue to face increasing competition, including competition from other VOD subscription and OTT live streaming providers.”

While Sling TV is considered one of the first live streaming services launched in 2015, it has yet to beat Google in the streaming wars. YouTube TV continues to be a live streaming service after it was revealed it topped the rankings 5 million subscriber markincluding those on trial. This was announced by Disney during its Report for the 1st quarter of 2022 that Hulu Live TV had 4.3 million subscribers, but only paid subscribers.

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Sling TV is still outperforming FuboTV, which 1.05 million followers. Filo has about 800,000 subscribers.

The company has focused on customer retention through new content such as free Elvis Presley Channellaunched in June. In addition, in July, Sling TV provided customers with free previews of premium streaming services through its “Free View Weekend”, including AMC+, EPIX, Sundance Now, Hallmark Movies Now and more.


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