Sling TV Welcomes All-Black Television Network AFRO
Live and On-Demand streaming television service provider Sling TV has recently expanded its programming with the addition of AFRO, a polycultural Black television network. AFRO will join Sling TV’s “Lifestyle Extra” family, which includes BET, Cooking Channel, DIY Network, E!, FYI, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, LMN, Oxygen, truTV, VH1 and WE tv, among others.
Sling TV Lifestyle Extra customers will now have access to AFRO’s live stream, as well as non-stop access to exclusive and original Afrocentric movies and series on-demand.
Yves Bollanga, CEO of the Afrotainment Family of channels, commented:
“As we solidify our position as the leader in multicultural Black entertainment in North America, this latest development reaffirms our commitment to listen to and adjust to changing consumer behavior while opening the door to exciting possibilities for our company.”
AFRO is the first independently-owned/operated African American television network distributed by Sling TV. It is home to the Afrotainment family of channels based in New York, which comprises 9 linear television channels targeting the Black communities in North America. These channels are available on DISH, Sling, Optimum, Verizon, Frontier, Bell (Canada), Videotron (Canada), Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV.
For additional information on AFRO and Afrotainment, go here.
By: Danielle Dixon
Follow her on Twitter: @tooprettydani