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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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Will Sling TV & DIRECTV Now Raise Prices Again?

Q.  I subscribed to Sling TV from the beginning and it was great to get some good programming for just $20 a month. But they just raised the price to $25 a month. It’s still a good deal, but is this the beginning of things to come? Will prices go up again and again like

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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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Sling TV Adds NBA Team Pass

Sling TV, the live streaming service owned by Dish, has added the NBA Team Pass plan to its lineup. Team Pass offers live regular season games, full game replays and audio broadcasts for one out-of-market team. Click Amazon: See today’s ‘1-Day-Only’ deals! Sling said its Team Pass plan, which can be added to either its

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YouTube TV Adds MLB Network, NBA TV

YouTube TV, the live streaming service owned by Google, yesterday added the MLB Network and NBA TV channels. In addition, the streamer said it would soon add MLB.TV, the baseball league’s package of out-of-market games. YouTube TV did not offer a date for when customers can sign up, or a price, but the online plan

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Updated: YouTube TV Adds Channels, Raises Price

YouTube TV today is expected to add several Turner-owned channels including TNT, TBS, CNN, truTV, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Turner Classic Movies, according to BuzzFeed.com. However, the site writes that YouTube TV will also raise its price from $35 to $40, although it’s unclear if the new price will only be for new customers.

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YouTube TV Adds 34 New Markets

Google has added YouTube TV, its multi-channel, live streaming service, to 34 new markets, bringing its total to 84 markets. YouTube TV, which competes against such multi-channel, live streaming services as DIRECTV Now, Hulu, Sling TV, fuboTV and Play Station Vue, offers roughly 40 channels for $35 a month. Shop Now at Amazon! The Holidays

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