The announcement was made by Susan Wojcicki, YouTube CEO.
The live TV streaming platform will also offer sports networks including ESPN, Fox Sports Networks and Comcast SportsNet and dozens of popular cable networks, such as MSNBC, Fox News, USA, FX, the Disney Channel, Sprout, E! and Bravo. Showtime and Fox Soccer Plus are available for an additional charge. In total, YouTube TV gives access to more than 40 networks.
YouTube TV offers unlimited cloud PVR recording. People can stream up to three channels simultaneously, and a single subscription can have up to six accounts.
It is possible tostream to a regular TV set with a Google Chromecast or watch on a Chromecast built-in TV. YouTube TV works on both Android and iOS.
In addition, subscribers will have access to YouTube Red premium content.
YouTube TV will be available soon in the largest US markets and will quickly expand to cover more cities across the country. Subscriptions can be cancelled anytime.