Multi-year deal includes OTT streaming rights for live and Video-On-Demand content on Sling TV.
DISH Network and The Weather Channel have agreed to terms for a multi-year contract renewal that continues to provide DISH customers with access to The Weather Channel and its interactive app on Hopper® Whole-Home HD DVR and other select set-top boxes.
The agreement includes over-the-top (OTT) streaming rights for live and Video-On-Demand content.
“DISH and The Weather Channel have been partners for two decades and we are pleased to continue and expand that relationship to Sling TV,” said Warren Schlichting, DISH senior vice president of programming.
"We are happy to extend our long relationship with DISH, and look forward to continuing to innovate together to provide the best possible service to their subscribers," said David Kenny, Chairman and CEO of The Weather Company.
The Weather Channel will be launched on Sling TV by July. Pricing and packaging information will be announced when the channel launches.