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The good news for DISH is that as of now, Sling TV is showing signs of continuous growth over the next several years. Although originally not intended to be a replacement for traditional pay TV, Sling TV is now considered a direct replacement for satellite and cable TV. It is one of the front-runners in the OTT service industry today and currently has 2.2 million subscribers. InvestorPlace has forecasted that Sling TV will continue to thrive, thanks to its competitively priced bundle offering OTT service with other popular cable channels, particularly live sporting events and news channels.
However, InvestorPlace also warned that Sling TVâ€
Nevertheless, it has been predicted that in about 5 years, DISH Network will still retain the total number of pay TV subscribers it has. Unlike today, however, subscribers will then be a mix of those supporting traditional pay TV and those subscribed to OTT services. While DISH TV will keep losing 1 million subscribers annually, Sling TV could potentially add 1 million subscribers per year.