NCAA Basketball Championship Shatters Sling TV All-Time Viewership Record

Apr 05, 2016 by Sling Staff

That’s a wrap. Another NCAA basketball season is in the books, and we couldn’t have asked for a better ending. While brackets were busting all month long across America, we continued to see record-numbers of basketball fans flock to Sling TV. So many of you joined us on this journey that last night’s game became the most watched event in Sling TV history (previously held by this year’s College Football Playoffs), incredible.

This year’s tourney had it all. From the opening round, who could forget that first bracket buster when University of Arkansas – Little Rock pulled off that double overtime upset, where we saw viewership spike by more than 300% from tip off to final buzzer.

And last night was no different. Villanova and the University of... Read More

NCAA Tournament Double Overtime Thriller Drives Nearly 350% Increase In Sling TV Viewership During Game

Mar 18, 2016 by Sling Staff

Can’t stop, won’t stop. Not even an overbearing boss who watches you like a hawk can keep basketball fans from missing a minute of the games. From tipoff to double overtime, Sling TV saw viewership increase during the game by nearly 350 percent in the University of Arkansas – Little Rock upset over Purdue.

Yesterday, Sling TV customers were able to watch all of the games on TNT, TBS and truTV anywhere, whether it was on their laptop at work, mobile devices while on-the-go, or just lounging on the couch. We saw record numbers of you flock to our service to watch the tournament’s first buzzer beater, a number of upsets and, of course, the double overtime thriller.

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