is currently offering users the choice a subscription to standalone add-on channels without registering for the platform’s base plan. It is possible to pick from 20 channels, including , Showtime and . Epix and Starz, that may using territories, are on the list of options aswell. YouTube TV is following a likes of , , and Sling TV in adding standalone channel subscriptions.
The cable-style YouTube TV base plan and includes a lot more than 85 channels (the entire line up will change slightly, based on where you are). But you will no more need that to gain access to MLB.TV, Cinemax et al through the service. Users who opt from the base plan can still make the most of YouTube TV features such as for example unlimited DVR space, around six profiles per household and three simultaneous streams.
For some, it could seem unnecessary to join up for standalone channels through services like YouTube TV if they have their very own apps. There are several benefits though, particularly if you sign up to several. You can access the services from the single app that could be on more platforms than standalone apps for , Acorn and so forth. Managing your subscriptions with an individual bill could be useful too.
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