The Slingbox 500 needs to be connected to your router, a cable box, and to your TV as well. The Slingbox 500 is capable of connecting to the router through your wireless network. This link below has all the product features:
While connected to the Slingbox, you will receive a virtual remote that will have full control over the video source it is connected to. You can view the Slingbox on your TV by connecting your computer to your TV, or by using a connected device. These links below have all the supported connected devices.
Sling Media Moderation Team