YouTube launches live TV service in 5 US markets

Thursday 6 April 2017 | 09:45 CET | News
YouTube has officially launched its new live TV subscription service in five markets in the US. YouTube TV is available in New York, Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago and Philadelphia, and more US markets will be added "soon", the company said. YouTube TV costs USD 35 a month, less than half the average cost of cable, and requires no minimum contract term. The company offers the first month free, and for a limited time, a free Google Chromecast after the first month paid.

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Companies: Google / YouTube
Countries: United States
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