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YouTube TV: Fox Regional Sports Still On ‘Temporarily’

YouTube TV says Sinclair has agreed to a temporary extension that will keep the Fox regional sports networks in YouTubeTV’s lineup today while the companies continue to negotiate a permanent agreement. The live streaming service announced earlier this week that the channels would be removed today because it could not reach a new carriage pact

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YouTube TV vs. Sinclair: When Will It End?

Q. I see that YouTube TV will pull the Fox regional sports channels tomorrow, Why are they doing this and do you think it will be a short situation or a lengthy one? — Miranda, San Diego.  Miranda, as you know, YouTube TV, the live streaming service, yesterday posted an announcement saying it will remove

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3 Ways to Lower Your Monthly TV Bill

Q. My cable TV bill keeps going up and up. My bill this month is way over $100 and all I have is the basic package of channels and HBO. Is there anyway to get this bill down? I’m about to cancel. — Sam, Chincoteague, Virginia.  Sam, I hear you. Due to higher programming costs,

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Can You Watch Anything In 4K For Free?

Q. I just bought a 4K TV and I am excited about trying out some stuff in 4K. But is there anything that doesn’t require a fee? Even Netflix with 4K requires the subscription to Netflix’s highest paying plan. I could get a Comcast sub because I know they have 4K, but that’s really expensive.

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PlayStation Vue Recommends YouTube TV As Alternative

Sony’s Play Station Vue is closing in 11 days, but the service is recommending that subscribers switch to YouTube TV when the doors slam shut. Click Amazon: See Today’s Hottest Deals!! On Vue’s Home Page, the streamer notes that it’s no longer taking trial or paid subscribers. Sony announced last October that it was discontinuing

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YouTube TV Bumps Price to $50 a Month

YouTube TV has become the latest live streaming service to raise its price, bumping its base $40-a-month plan to $49.99 a month for both existing and new customers, effective today. The service tried to soften the blow by announcing it’s adding eight Discovery-owned channels: Discovery, HGTV, Motor Trend, Food Network, TLC, ID, Animal Planet, and

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Amazon Still Might Launch a YouTube Competitor

It would appear that Amazon has not given up the idea of launching a competitor to YouTube, Google’s massively-popular video sharing site. Amazon last week filed a trademark application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the name, FireTube. While Amazon does not mention YouTube in its application, the lengthy description for FireTube bares

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YouTube TV Offers Extended Free Trial

YouTube TV, the live streaming service owned by Google, is now offering a time-limited, 14-day free trial. The streamer normally provides a seven-day free trial, but the 14-day freebie is now good to new customers who sign up before December 14, 2018 at noon, ET. (The extended free trial offer began on December 3, 2018.)

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Did YouTube TV Go Down Last Night?

Q. It was supposed to be a great sports night with the Brewers  and Dodgers and the beginning of the NBA season. And I start to stream up my YouTube TV, but what happens? Disaster! I can’t access it. What the hell happened? It was out for a long, long time. — Tommy, Suitland, Maryland. 

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YouTube TV Goes Down, But Live Streaming Goes On

News Analysis YouTube TV yesterday suffered an outage during a World Cup game between England and Croatia, leaving subscribers unable to watch the semi-final contest, which was won by Croatia, 2-1. The live streaming service apologized for the interruption which lasted much of the second half. Click to see today’s best-selling TV at Amazon.com See

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3 Live Streaming Services Add SNY

Three live streaming services — Hulu, YouTube TV and fuboTV — this week have added the SNY (SportsNet New York) regional sports channel, just in time for Opening Day baseball. SNY is the TV home of the New York Mets, which begin their season today with a 1:10 p.m. ET game at Citi Field against

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YouTube TV Raises Price to $40 a Month

YouTube TV, the live streaming service owned by Google, today officially changed its monthly price from $35 to $40. The price hike was expected. YouTube revealed last month that it would increase the monthly fee when it added several Turner-owned channels including TNT, TBS, CNN, truTV, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Turner Classic Movies. Click

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