Roger Lynch

New chief for SlingTV as Lynch exits for Pandora

Dish Network’s Erik Carlson will lead its over-the-top service, SlingTV, after Roger Lynch moved to internet radio company Pandora. Carlson will on August 31 add SlingTV to his current duties as president and COO of US-based satellite pay TV provider Dish. Current incumbent Lynch is moving to Pandora as CEO, with former Sony Pictures Television […]

Sling TV says pay TV model unsustainable

IBC: The current pay TV model in the US is “not sustainable” with the market already showing significant signs of decline, according to Sling TV CEO, Roger Lynch (pictured). Speaking at IBC this morning, Lynch said that Sling TV – an over-the-top TV service that launched in the US earlier this year – is a […]

Sling strikes HBO OTT deal

US pay TV operator Dish Networks’ OTT service Sling TV is to become the first online television service to strike a deal with HBO to provide its content to subscribers. Sling TV will launch HBO as an add-on to its Best of Live TV package for US$15 a month. HBO will be available on the […]