unveiled its live TV service called YouTube TV, which offers live TV streaming over the internet for $35 per month with no long-term contract required.
The company has
officially launched the service today in five select markets:
New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, and
Philadelphia. YouTube says that more markets are coming soon, however,
details on when/where are scarce.
A membership to
YouTube TV costs $35 per month and includes live streaming of channels
like ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, ESPN, and others. Subscribers also get an
unlimited cloud DVR for recording shows that'll last up to nine months,
and six accounts that each get their own recommendations and cloud DVRs.
YouTube is offering a free one-month trial of YouTube TV so that
everyone can give it a try.
After your first paid month, YouTube will
give you a Google Chromecast to thank you for sticking with the service.
Source: YouTube Official Blog