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If 5% of Facebook is worth $500 million, then one can’t be surprised that place shifting pioneer SlingMedia is worth something. The Foster City, Calif.-based Sling has been acquired by EchoStar (DISH), a satellite broadcasting service company for $380 million in cash and stock. Continue Reading. […]

If 5% of Facebook is worth $500 million, then one can’t be surprised that place shifting pioneer SlingMedia is worth something. The Foster City, Calif.-based Sling has been acquired by EchoStar (DISH), a satellite broadcasting service company for $380 million in cash and stock. Continue Reading.

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  1. Hey, why was my YES Network comment rejected? I was pointing out how Dish Network is the only cable-sat-telco provider in the NYC area that does not carry YES Network. But now, thanks to a Slingbox, YES is now available via an Echostar-owned delivery method!

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