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Dish unveils its slimmer, cheaper online TV service at CES
Dish unveils its slimmer, cheaper online TV service at CES

Hoping to attract more customers by offering less TV, Dish Network executives announced Monday that they will soon launch a slimmed-down -- OK, emaciated -- online TV service for $20 a month. Dubbed Sling TV, it marks the first time that a major company will offer a multichannel video service without the benefit of its own distribution system. Cable and phone companies transmit their television services through their own wires, and Dish and DirecTV use their own satellites. Sling TV, however, will piggyback onto the networks owned by Internet service providers and mobile phone operators. The service, which is slated to be unveiled Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas,...

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