Sling TV announced its most recent feature, which integrates free, local over-the-air (OTA) broadcast channels into the the service’s guide from next year on 2020 LG Smart televisions with webOS 5.0, without the need to switch inputs or applications. "The best value in TV today is SLING TV plus free live locals," said Jon Lin, vice president of product, SLING TV. "We're making it easier than ever to watch free local channels directly within the SLING TV app, making 2020 LG Smart televisions an amazing value for those who appreciate a quality viewing experience, live local programming and OTT content from SLING TV."
While the average American household today can receive 441 local OTA channels at no cost, resulting in hundreds of dollars in annual savings, new customers can round out their available local channel lineup with a wide selection of today's most popular live and on-demand programming at the best price and save up to USD 752 per month with SLING TV and an OTA antenna.
The channel tuning feature, available on all 2020 LG OLED and LG NanoCell TVs, among a few other compatible devices, allows consumers to access their local broadcast networks in a more convenient way. The networks included are ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and PBS, directly within the SLING TV app for free when connected to an OTA antenna.
To ensure the successful broadcasting of popular content, the service encourages consumers to LG Smart TVs can connect an OTA antenna directly to their television and begin the one-time channel scanning process.
The best value in TV today is SLING TV plus free live locals. We're making it easier than ever to watch free local channels directly within the SLING TV app, making 2020 LG Smart televisions an amazing value for those who appreciate a quality viewing experience.” Jon Lin Vice President of Product, SLING TV