If you needed any more proof that streaming services are disrupting the traditional cable industry, here it is. Sling TV announced today that they’re taking on one of cable’s last strongholds: the pay per view.
Sling TV will offer their very first pay per view event this Saturday, July 29 – UFC 214: Corimier vs. Jones 2. Fans will need to pony up $59.99 to watch, and can order the event by signing on to Sling.com and clicking on the UFC banner.
Of course, this begs the question: what’s next? While Sling hasn’t announced any further plans for pay per view events, the bout that’s on everyone’s mind is coming up in just a month. Will Sling offer the Mayweather vs McGregor Megafight as a pay per view option?
The timing of their first offering is certainly curious. Could UFC 214 be a test run of