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Google announces YouTube TV in the US to compete with cable companies

Google has announced YouTube TV, an online service to live-stream and record a portion of the US's premium and cable television networks. The service is a barebones alternative to expensive cable packages in the US, which can cost up to hundreds of dollars per month. It is priced at $35/month, and will have networks like the ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox; and sports networks like ESPN. YouTube has also partnered with some regional affiliates in the country. Google says that YouTube TV will be available "soon", but indicated that it may not be available all over the country simultaneously. Unlike YouTube Red, it is unclear whether YouTube TV will be ad-free. The company hasn't made any announcements on whether the service will ever be made available outside the US. Cloud DVR and Showtime YouTube TV allows up to six accounts per subscription,…

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