YouTube launches TV service

The live-streaming offering competes with AT&T, DirectTV, Sony and more—and highlights the move toward digital ads, instead of traditional commercials.

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The $35-per-month service (which is the same price as PlayStation Vue’s most popular package) is immediately available in New York, Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago and Philadelphia.

YouTube announced the service in a blog post and an accompanying video:

Viewers will be able to stream live TV from any device and record unlimited programs from ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, Fox Sports, Comcast SportsNet and several cable channels. Primary users can share their accounts with up to five people.

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