YouTube TV service lands on Apple TV and Roku

Isaac Cain
February 5, 2018

If you'd like to try it out and have found a reason to use a data-saving, albeit a bit dumbed-down, version of YouTube, you can head to APK Mirror to download it unofficially. It's been a matter of hours for the announcement to shift to official availability and we're excited about it.

YouTube TV is an over-the-top TV offering that is available in 80 metro areas in the United States for US$35 per month. The app also shows you trending videos in your area and community and in the language that you prefer as well. The company's revenue was up 40.1% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Roku will post -2.32 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Those who want to watch the service on their Apple TV will need to stream it via AirPlay from their iPhone or iPad, and they can enjoy TV natively on their Apple TV.

While providing more information about the source from which viewers get their news on YouTube is helpful, Mohan's sentiment is at odds with another strategy now in development: YouTube is reportedly considering surfacing "relevant videos from credible news sources" when conspiracy theory videos pop up about a specific topic.

As American politicians investigate the degree to which Vladimir Putin has meddled in USA affairs, they are concerned the spread of disinformation on YouTube. However, it involved a rather redirecting method.

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Like its competitors, YouTube TV offers a free trial for new subscribers. Now, the operation is way more seamless as users can now natively stream content on their TV screens.

The app was first unveiled in a banner ad on the Apple TV with a coming soon logo.

YouTube is on its way to becoming one of the best TV streaming platforms on the market. However, most of the TV streaming providers do not include Viacom channels.

Roku also envisions being at the center of a home entertainment network with which people can easily connect a smart soundbar, add speakers in different rooms and control them with voice commands. It means Roku users now have access to another alternative to traditional cable TV.

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