Sling Media Launches Slingbox SOLO

Media, Inc., announced the retail launch of the new Slingbox SOLO, a freshly
designed new Slingbox that can connect to a standard definition or high
definition set top box and features increased streaming performance for less
than $200. Slingbox SOLO transforms PCs, laptops, Macs and a variety of
smartphones into personal, portable TVs and builds upon the goals of the
original Slingbox — giving consumers the freedom to view their home cable,
satellite or digital video recorder (DVR) programming on a wide range of devices
anywhere they can access the Internet. Slingbox SOLO is available in retail
stores and at for a suggested retail price of $179.99.

are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of place-shifting their
favorite TV and DVR programming, and are demanding products that are both
attractively designed and future-proof as they look to upgrade their TV service
from standard definition to HD in the coming year. Slingbox SOLO has all of the
right features built-in, making it an ideal fit for a wide range of customer
needs,” said Blake Krikorian, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Sling Media.
“The Slingbox SOLO fits the digital media needs of both new and existing
customers, giving them the flexibility and capability to enjoy personalized
content from any of their home entertainment devices — virtually

SOLO is designed to meet the varied requirements of today’s multi-faceted
TV-viewing households. The product includes standard (4:3) and widescreen
(16:9) video support and increased streaming performance (full VGA resolution,
up to 8Mbps around the home). Slingbox SOLO accepts inputs from either standard
definition or high definition set top boxes, giving customers the ability to
connect virtually any Audio/Video device via component video, S-Video or
composite video connectors and features integrated looping outputs for each

SOLO will be available nationwide through Sling Media’s retail partners,
including, Best Buy,, Circuit City, CompUSA, Fry’s, J&R
and Micro Center as well as for a suggested retail price of

Media also announced a new version of its SlingPlayer Mobile software today
that is compatible with smartphones that run S60 software on Symbian OS including Nokia Nseries and Eseries devices. Customers who purchase an N95
receive a free version of the SlingPlayer Mobile software, a $29.99 value.

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