• YouTube TV jumps in price again-it's now $72.99 per month

    3 days ago - By Ars Technica

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    YouTube TV is jumping up in price again. The cable TV replacement service launched in 2017 for $35, but it went up to $40 in 2018, $50 in 2019, $65 in 2020, and with this latest price increase, it's up to $72.99 a month. It's a cable TV replacement at cable TV prices.
    YouTube made the announcement on Twitter , saying, "As content costs have risen and we continue to invest in our quality of service, we'll be adjusting our monthly cost." You have to wonder if "content costs" means the massive NFL Sunday Ticket deal Google recently signed for $2 billion per year. Google will probably...
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  • YouTube TV tells subscribers how to cancel after huge price hike

    YouTube TV tells subscribers how to cancel after huge price hike

    3 days ago - By Tech Radar

    For a while, the value offered by YouTube TV seemed too good be true - and now the streaming service has shown that was indeed the case with its first big price hike in three years. The US-only subscription service, which offers cable-like features like live sports, will see its price raised to $72.99 per month. YouTube TV has blamed the rise on the fact that "content costs have risen". Subscribers will see the price change from April 18, while new members will be charged it now. That price doesn't include 4K resolution streaming, but YouTube TV has at least lowered the cost of that add-on...
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  • Is YouTube TV still cheaper than cable?

    Is YouTube TV still cheaper than cable?

    3 days ago - By 9to5Google

    The high cost of cable TV has been a huge part of the rise of streaming services, as well as live TV streaming services such as Google's YouTube TV. When it launched, YouTube TV was incredibly affordable, but prices have continued to rise. Is it still the cheaper alternative? Let's compare.
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