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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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YouTube TV Extends Their Guide Data

Ever wonder what your favorite channel will be showing tomorrow? With YouTube TV you can now look farther ahead inside the guide. Yesterday on the /r/YouTubeTV subreddit some readers noticed that YouTube TV has extended their guide data. When YouTube TV first launched you would only be able to look forward a few hours. Now […]

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YouTube TV is Adding Some Nexstar Locals

Last night YouTube TV started to quietly add Nexstar owned locals to their live TV streaming service. As best we can tell right now YouTube TV is just adding Nexstar NBC locals. We have reports of Nexstar locals going live in Little Rock, Columbus, Wilkes-Barre-Scranton, and more. In total Nexstar owns over 30 NBC affiliates and […]

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YouTube TV vs DIRECTV NOW vs PlayStation Vue vs Philo vs Sling TV vs Fubo TV vs Hulu – Updated May 2018

We often get asked what is the best live TV streaming service. The truth is there are no best services out there. Each person has different wants and needs. So we want to give you all the information and let you decided what is right for you. In this guide we looked at Fubo TV, Philo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling […]

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YouTube TV Update Now Allows Subscribers to Pick DVRed or On-Demand Versions of Shows on Some Channels

YouTube TV offers a great 9-month DVR, but there are a few catches. If you record a show and an on-demand version of the show is there it replaces your DVRed version with the on-demand version. This on-demand version has unskippable ads. Recently YouTube TV quietly updated several networks to allow you to pick the […]

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DIRECTV NOW Saw 158% Growth in March 2018 & YouTube TV Topped 1 Million Active Users in March

Well, it looks like DIRECTV NOW & YouTube TV had a great 1st quarter 2018. This all comes from Apptopia a research group that has been monitoring app ecosystem and publishes that data. Today they released a report looking at the current state of live TV streaming service as of March 2018. According to the […]

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Why Are HSN & QVC Not on DIRECTV NOW, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, & Others? You Asked, We Answer

Two of the networks people seem to really want to see added to many streaming services are shopping networks such as HSN and QVC. For many, it may seem strange, but for others who enjoy watching these shopping networks, they are in demand. Yet while millions of people watch HSN and QVC most major streaming […]

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YouTube TV Adds Cheddar & Cheddar Big News

Today YouTube TV and Cheddar announced that they have added Cheddar and Cheddar’s newest channel Cheddar Big News to YouTube TV. “YouTube TV is world class in its user experience,” said Jon Steinberg, Founder and CEO of Cheddar. “I am ecstatic that YouTube TV has added Cheddar to its base bundle lineup, and YouTube TV […]

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