YouTube TV is rapidly expanding its reach

YouTube TV is rapidly expanding its reach

Earlier this year, YouTube TV was launched but its availability was kind of limited.

YouTube TV, Google's answer to the rise of OTT TV, has expanded into 14 new USA markets.

Google plans to further expand YouTube TV into another 17 markets in the next several weeks. The service now reaches 50% of USA households with the most live local broadcast stations in markets where YouTube TV is available.

The new cities that can get YouTube TV now are: Boston, Cincinnati, Baltimore, Jacksonville-Brunswick, Columbus, OH, Louisville, Las Vegas, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, Memphis, Nashville, West Palm Beach-Ft.

On top of the new markets, there was some more good news for subscribers.

YouTube now has over 50 networks, including live local feeds from ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC, as well as some big cable networks: ESPN, AMC and FX, and local sports networks from NBC Sports in 13 markets, Fox Sports in 22 markets and NESN in Boston. Initially, Google's Internet-based TV service was limited to five areas: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and Philadelphia.

One of the most popular features of YouTube is their A cloud DVR, which has no and is totally portable to any device and any location.

Sling TV, the streaming service owned by Dish Network Corp, only offers local channels on its Sling Blue subscription, which is a tier above its basic subscription level. It's also worth mentioning that Google's YouTube TV service can be access from smartphones, tablets, computers, and TV (via Google Chromecast stream).



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