Dish-owned Sling TV Adds Cinemax To Its Line-up

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Sling TV said Thursday it has added HBO-owned Cinemax to its programming line-up, marking the first time the cable channel will be available on a standalone Internet TV service. Sling TV, the Dish Network Corp.'s $20-a-month Internet streaming service, will charge an extra $10 a month to customers who sign up for its "Best of Live TV" or Sling International base package for Cinemax, which includes a live channel, as well as more than 500 on-demand films and TV shows. Until now, Cinemax was only available on traditional cable packages. Dish shares were trading up 3.9% in early afternoon trade, as the S&P 500 was down about 2%. HBO parent Time Warner Inc. was up 3.6%.

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