Tag Archives: YouTube TV

Original YouTube’s productions to be available for free from September

YouTube announced that YouTube Original content, now exclusive only for YouTube Premium subscribers, will be offered for free and with ads for all the platforms users, starting next September 24th. According to what Google -the video  platform owner- officially reported, from that date, its series, movies and live events can be accessed for free, with [...]

Prime Video is already available on Chromecast and YouTube returns to Amazon Fire TV

In April this year, Amazon and Google announced that they would end their dispute, for which neither YouTube was available on Amazon Fire TV, nor Amazon was compatible with Chromecast. Since yesterday, both companies officially incorporated YouTube and Prime Video into Fire TV and Chromecast, respectively. The clash between Google and Amazon started in 2015, [...]

Amazon and Google add YouTube on Fire TV and Prime Video on Chromecast

Amazon and Google announced that the official YouTube app will be incorporated into Amazon Fire TV devices and Fire TVs Smart TVs and, simultaneously, the Prime Video app will be compatible with Chromecast and devices with Chromecast included. In addition, Prime Video will also be available on some Android TV devices. YouTube TV and YouTube [...]

Linear OTT pay TV subs in U.S reached 6 million

According to Dataxis, linear OTT pay TV continue to add subscribers in the United States. At the end of 2017, the subscriber base reached 5.96 million, up 21.9% compared to the previous quarter. Sling TV and DirecTV Now, which belong to traditional pay TV operators, dominated 57% of market share. Right behind were Playstation Vue [...]

Hulu tops 450K live TV subs: report

Hulu’s live service has about 450,000 paying subscribers, while YouTube TV has more than 300,000, according to a CNBC, which cites people familiar with the matter. Both services were launched in 2017. YouTube TV launched in the United States in April initially in select market. The services offers a basic package with live entertainment, sports [...]

YouTube TV launches app for Smart TVs, streaming devices and gaming consoles

Google announced the launch of dedicated apps of YouTube TV, its live TV service, for smart TVs, streaming devices and gaming consoles. In a blog post, the company said that in next few days users will be able to stream live TV through the new YouTube TV app on Android TV devices including Nvidia Shield [...]

YouTube TV adds Telemundo and Universo

Online pay TV service YouTube TV has added seven new channels to its platform, including Telemundo and Universo (NBCUniversal), local media reported. In addition to the Hispanic channels, the service has added AMC, BBC America, Sundance TV, We TV and IFC, and now the exiting offering reached 46 channels. The service offers a basic $35 [...]