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Starz Is Coming to YouTube TV

Lionsgate, the parent company behind Starz, announced yesterday that they are coming to Amazon Prime in the United Kingdom and Germany. They also announced that they will launch on YouTube TV in June in the US. “In spite of disruption in the traditional MVPD universe, the success of our Starz OTT offerings allowed us to […]

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Sling TV Now Offers the Most Channels Per Dollar (But Does That Even Matter?)

I have recently noticed a growing trend of new cord cutters wanting to know what service offers the most channels for what they pay. Many new cord cutters are looking for the best return on their dollar. If that is what you are looking at you likely want Sling TV. For $40 you can get […]

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Editorial: Live TV Streaming Will Never Succeed Unless They Can Speak a Language Their Customers Understand

This week I attended the Pay TV Show in Denver and had an opportunity to hear from some of the biggest names in cable TV and live TV streaming. PlayStation Vue, Philo, Sling TV, Pluto TV, fuboTV, Hulu, Amazon, and a host of others companies all sent executives to the event. During the talk it […]

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Over One-Third of DIRECTV NOW, PlayStation Vue, & Sling TV’s Customers Also Have Cable TV

This week at the Denver Pay TV Show, Joel Espelien, a senior analyst at TDG, opened up about their cord cutting studies. One of the most interesting was a look at who is paying for a live TV streaming service—such as Sling TV, DIRECTV NOW, and Hulu—and cable TV. According to Espelien, 36.9% of live […]

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YouTube TV Adds The TYT Network

Today YouTube TV added The Young Turks Network. This brings a new 24-hour news service to YouTube TV helping them expand their news coverage. ABOUT ‘THE YOUNG TURKS’ AND TYT NETWORK TYT Network is the largest online talk, news and entertainment networks for the connected generation. The award-winning TYT is one of the top multi-platform […]

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YouTube TV Adds Tastemade to Their Lineup

Today YouTube TV announced the addition of Tastemade to their lineup. Tastemade will deliver original programs on categories of food, home, and travel, and provide a 24/7 linear channel with hundreds of hours of original programing, including 10 new episodic series to roll out over the next year, plus live programming and thematic blocks. “When we […]

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YouTube TV is Adding Voice Commands

Recently YouTube TV added the ability to use voice commands inside the mobile apps. Now you can use your voice to change channels, fast forward, and more. Here is how you can set it up: Select the microphone icon  anywhere you see it in the YouTube TV app. Enable microphone access if you haven’t already. Speak any […]

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Google Joins Amazon, Verizon, & More in The Video Streaming Alliance

Today Google announced that they are joining The Streaming Alliance (SVA) a group that promotes best practices for video streaming. First formed in 2014 the alliance seeks to work with video streamings to help create best practices for the industry. Google will join Adobe, Amazon Web Services, Arris, Bamtech Media, Beamr, Charter Communications, CenturyLink, Comcast, Conviva, […]

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