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YouTube TV Launches With Two Amazing Freebies

YouTube TV Launches With Two Amazing Freebies

Mashable notes that Youtube TV is now still a little wonky however, there are possibilities to inspire a whole new-gen of viewers to actually pay for television, and advertisers appear eager to give it a shot. The app was launched in a limited beta covering some 60,000 users in February, a Google spokesman said. While these new streaming services are certainly cheaper, they still come with limitations. Right now, YouTube TV lacks several big TV networks like TBS, CNN, and the Discovery Channel, and for add-on channels like Showtime and Fox Soccer Plus, users will have to pay more.

YouTube TV can be accessed via smartphone, tablet or computer.

And that, in nutshell, is the same thing I can say about every one of the streaming services so far.

As Ben Popper notes in his early critique at the Verge, "This is a compelling offer when stacked up against some of the other streaming services in the market". At present it is available only in the big metros in the United States - New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, and Philadelphia. NBA, MLB, NFL, and NCAA action will be there, and depending on where you live, you will also be able to enjoy local broadcast TV stations that cover local sports and news.

Advertising alert: unlike YouTube's Red subscription service, which offers originals from homegrown YouTube stars and all YouTube programming ad-free, the separate YouTube TV service will be chock full of ads.

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Popularity of Video on Demand (VoD) services, e-commerce websites and video calling is increasingly growing in India sub-continent. The fact that you can already go on to YouTube TV and watch previous seasons of great TV shows like The Simpsons means that it could one day rival Hulu, and then surpass it thanks to the Cloud DVR and live TV aspects. Your recordings will be stored in the cloud up to nine months before they get permanently deleted.

But creatively, YouTube has done a stellar job of showcasing TV in a new way, for the mobile generation.

Users also might be uncomfortable with sharing even more of their personal information with Google. You can expect all the online pay TV services to track what you're watching, of course, but few likely have as much data on you already as does Google.

With your YouTube TV subscription, you also get access to free unlimited cloud DVR so you can record and store your favorite shows and sports games directly in the cloud.

YouTube is giving users a free one month trial, and will also provide users with a complimentary Google Chromecast after their first month's payment - while supplies last. Primary users can share their accounts with up to five people.

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