Sling Media today announced the retail launch of the new Slingbox SOLO.
The SOLO is a mid-line addition positioned between the Slingbox AV and Slingbox PRO that connects to a standard definition or high definition set top box. It includes standard (4:3) and widescreen (16:9) video support and increased streaming performance (full VGA resolution, up to 8Mbps around the home).
Sling Media today announced two new HomePlug 1.0 Turbo compliant powerline adapters.
The SlingLink TURBO 1 Port and SlingLink TURBO 4 Port offer a higher speed connection between the Slingbox and network router "creating a better Slingbox experience for customers". Both products use power cords to connect to power outlets or strips for maximum connection flexibility.
Sling Media and 3G mobile broadband provider 3 Group today announced that they are partnering to give customers access to their home TV channels on their mobile handsets. This marks the first time that Sling Media has partnered with a major mobile operator.