No, the title of this article is not a typo, or some crazy fantasy from a wishful author. YouTube is preparing to get into the Over-The-Top market, and compete against the likes of Sling TV and PlayStation Vue. Not satisfied with being the first video service on the planet, they now want to expand even more the content options they make available to users, through a YouTube Live TV content selection. Of course, unlike the YouTube Kodi addon, which is free to use to watch all the video content on that site, their Live TV offer will surely have an associated cost. It might be priced at around 35 bucks per month. [Read: Youtube Fire TV 4k app is now a reality]
YouTube Live TV app: a new way to watch TV
This move will become an additional option for cordcutters. More people want to cut the cord these days, and for this reason, services like YouTube Live TV come in handy to give more options to the end users. YouTube has been showing interest in the Over-The-Top market. One example is the YouTube Fire TV 4k app. This app enables owners of an Amazon Fire TV device to enjoy interfaces in 4k, instead of 1080p, making browsing easier for the user.
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The YouTube Live TV app will gather content from several TV providers. There have already been talks with ESPN, ABC and CBS, in order to bring their content to the YouTube Live TV project. So far, they seem very interested on taking part on this, so we could expect this service to launch at least with these channels at first. While you wait for this release, how about some music? Play any radio station on Kodi with the Kodi TuneIn Radio addon, or get your favorite songs with the Kodi MP3 Streams addon. Combine different options and providers, and you will never lack interesting media to play!
Via: The Verge