Google launches YouTube TV

Specialised in internet-related services and products, multinational technology company Google has announced launch of YouTube TV.  With the demand for increased usage of digital media, the company launched YouTube TV, which allows users to stream live content on their computers, mobile phones and TV’s from more than 40 major cable and broadcast networks. The networks that will be available through YouTube TV are ABC, NBC, CBC, FOX, ESPN Fox sports network along with several other regional networks.

Subscription for YouTube TV will allow access to YouTube Red, an ad-free service, paid for watching YouTube Videos. YouTube TV will be available on both IOS and android phone. Additional feature offered to users through YouTube TV is a cloud DVR service with no storage limit. For no additional charges subscribers can store as much of live TV or shows that they want on Google cloud. The recorded content will be stored by default for nine months. In a recent blog by YouTube TV, product management Director Christian Oestlien said, “You can watch YouTube TV on any screen—mobile, tablet or computer—and you can easily stream to your TV with a Google Chrome cast or Chrome cast built-in TV”. This new service is available to user’s spring 2017 for just $35.

- Akhila kakarala with inputs from
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