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Sling TV now has 2.2M subscribers, making it the largest internet-based live TV service

Dish-owned streaming TV service Sling TV now has 2.21 million subscribers at the end of the fourth quarter, the company announced this morning. This is the first time that Dish has broken out its Slin

YouTube TV raises pricing, expands with Turner, NBA, MLB additions

YouTube TV today announced a significant expansion of its channel lineup thanks to new deals with Turner, NBA TV, and MLB Network. A number of Turner-owned networks will be added to YouTube TV’s

Hulu rolls out support for 60fps, a top request from sports fans

Hulu announced on Wednesday it has begun to rollout 60fps (frames per second) to its Live TV service – something that’s been one of the most-requested features, especially from those who s

YouTube TV’s app arrives on Roku & Apple TV

The YouTube TV app is at last available on Roku devices and Apple TV, starting today. Google had announced earlier that YouTube’s live TV service would be coming to Roku and Apple TV in the firs

The Grammys gave CBS All Access its second-biggest day for signups yet

Sunday night’s airing of the 60th Annual Grammy Awards turned out to be a big boost for CBS’ streaming service, CBS All Access, which offered a live stream of the event on its service. Acc

YouTube TV and Hulu Live TV now have hundreds of thousands of subscribers, says report

Hulu and YouTube are battling for subscribers for their respective live TV streaming services, according to a CNBC report out this morning, which says that Hulu Live has grown to 450,000 paying subscr

Plex’s DVR now lets you skip the commercials… by removing them for you

Plex confirmed it's rolling out a new feature that will allow cord cutters to skip the commercials in the TV programs recorded using its software, making the company's lower-cost solution to streaming

Verizon delays its live TV service until spring 2018, report says

Verizon’s* plans to launch a streaming service of its own to compete with the likes of Dish’s Sling TV, AT&T’s DirecTV Now, Sony’s PlayStation Vue, and others, have been pu

Plex launches its live TV service on Roku, with limited DVR functionality to start

Plex is bringing its live TV streaming service to the U.S.'s most popular media player platform, with today's announcement of its arrival on Roku. Plex's software offers cord cutters a low-cost way to

Hulu responds to user complaints with a grid guide for Live TV

User feedback about Hulu’s new interface has not been entirely positive. In fact, a complaint about the new user interface is the most upvoted item on Hulu’s customer feedback forums, and

Disney releases DisneyNow, a new app that combines live TV, on-demand, games and music

Disney’s streaming service may still be years away, but the company this week has launched a new app for streaming Disney’s series, Disney Channel movies, live TV and music all under one r

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ debut led to record sign-ups for CBS’s streaming service

CBS’s big bet on “Star Trek: Discovery,” the first Star Trek TV series since “Star Trek: Enterprise” wrapped in 2005, is also serving the network’s big bet on its o

Hulu’s new look and Live TV service arrive on Roku

Good news, Hulu subscribers with a Roku. (Or bad news, maybe, if you’re not a fan of Hulu’s big makeover.) The streaming service announced today its new Live TV service is now available on

Sling TV is now giving away digital antennas to those who prepay for its service

Dish’s streaming service for cord cutters, Sling TV, is now offering consumers without access to local broadcasts channels the ability to add an over-the-air (OTA) antenna to their existing setu

56.6 million US consumers to go without pay TV this year, as cord cutting accelerates

Bad news for traditional pay TV: cord cutting is accelerating at a pace faster than previously estimated. According to a new industry report from eMarketer, there will be 22.2 million cord cutters age

Plex’s Live TV service comes to the web and Fire TV

Plex’s Live TV service, a service offering cord cutters a way to watch and record live television via an antenna, is now available to use via the web as well as on Amazon Fire TV. From the desk

Hulu’s Live TV service to have all five major broadcast networks with addition of The CW

Hulu today announced a new agreement with The CW Network, a joint venture between CBS and Warner Bros., which will allow Hulu to offer the network to subscribers of its newer Live TV service. The deal

HBO NOW’s app has pulled in $19 million since the “Game of Thrones” premiere

The “Game of Thrones” effect is in full force for HBO NOW, the premium network’s streaming service for cord cutters. According to new data from app market data provider App Annie, th

YouTube TV now available to 50% of U.S. households

Following July’s expansion which tripled its footprint, Google today announced that YouTube TV is now available to 50 percent of U.S. households, thanks to a rollout to 14 new markets. The compa

Sling TV now works in the browser

Despite having been one of the first to offer live, streaming TV over the internet, Dish’s Sling TV service has just now introduced a way to watch its service via a web browser. The company is t
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