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YouTube TV Loses Yes Network In Carriage Fight

YouTube TV is no longer carrying the Yes Network, the TV home of the New York Yankees, and Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket due to a carriage dispute with their ownership, Sinclair Broadcasting. However, it’s unclear this morning if the live streaming service is also losing the remainder of the 20 Sinclair-owned, but Fox-branded

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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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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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