YouTube TV pushed into 34 new markets today, according to a Google Support listing for the service. By our count, Google’s TV streaming option jumped from 49 markets in September to 84 today.
The new YouTube markets to join the list are:
- Baton Rouge
- Cedar Rapids
- Colorado Springs
- Des Moines
- Ft. Myers-Naples
- Ft. Smith-Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers (Arkansas)
- Grand Rapids
- Green Bay
- Greenville (either SC or NC, whichever didn’t have it last time)
- Huntsville-Decatur (Alabama)
- Jackson (Mississippi)
- Little Rock
- New Orleans
- Paducah-Cape Girardeau-Harrisburg
- Portland-Auburn (Maine)
- Roanoke-Lynchburg (Virginia)
- Rochester (New York)
- South Bend-Elkhart (Indiana)
- Springfield (Missouri)
YouTube TV still costs just $35 per month, includes really slick apps on mobile and Android TV, has built-in free DVR, and has a pretty solid channel lineup. It isn’t perfect, though. In my opinion, the lack of Turner networks (TNT, TBS, etc.), as well as missing Food and Travel Channels are close to being dealbreakers. At $35, you may not mind.
I’ve been using the service for a good couple of months now after ditching Playstation Vue and really like it. Outside of the missing channels, I don’t really have many complaints. An added bonus is picture-in-picture if you are on Oreo, so you can enjoy your Kardashians recordings even as you F5 the hell out of the latest Kylie lipkit drop.
You can sign-up for YouTube TV right here.
UPDATE: The YouTube TV Twitter account says it’s actual 34 markets, not 35. We’ve updated the post.
🗣️ Cable-free live TV is now in 34 new metro areas.
Try YouTube TV today and watch your favorite sports & shows LIVE → https://t.co/RGKYM1RfjC pic.twitter.com/Usf8XBftAN
— YouTube TV (@YouTubeTV) December 11, 2017
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