Free (ad-supported) cable TV channels
At this point, it’s pretty clear that Google is going all-in on YouTube’s video streaming initiative. It’ll have the NFL Sunday Ticket starting next season, and now we’re hearing YouTube is testing a hub where it’ll offer cable-TV channels for free, but with ads.
YouTube wants to stream TV shows or films from some of the most popular media groups, which could help it reach its TV streaming goals. According to The Wall Street Journal, if the tests are positive, YouTube’s parent company, Alphabet, may move forward with the plan and offer a hub of TV streaming channels on YouTube.
The idea is to potentially take on Roku, Tubi, and PlutoTV in offering ad-supported streaming television channels. Some of those include TV and films from Lionsgate, A&E, and others, with more potentially coming.
You’ll be able to watch these on-demand cable TV channels for free, but with a few advertisements. There are similar options on the…
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