YouTube TV, Google’s effort to compete with the cable television will be making its way to 10 new cities in the United States. The arrival of the $35-per-month live TV streaming service to 10 new U.S. markets was announced to the world at around 1 p.m. on July 19, Wednesday. The move was an expected one since the company announced similar intentions in a blog post in June.

YouTube TV will be making its debut to 10 new U.S. cities

The cities in the U.S. which will be getting the YouTube TV are Houston, Phoenix, Atlanta, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit, Miami-Ft.

Lauderdale, Dallas, Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, Washington DC, and Charlotte. Residents of these aforementioned places will be able to enjoy the services of the YouTube TV from Thursday, July 20. The service will be offering its viewers live television programming content from channels such as FOX, ABC, ESPN, CBS, NBC, and other regional networks for just $35 per month.

The first month for any new user is free as the YouTube TV gives them a fair chance to explore the service according to their liking. The zero-cost trail month run is similar to its competitors such as DirecTV Now, Sling, and PlayStation Vue. Prior to this announcement the YouTube TV service was already functional in Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, and San Francisco.

The company in its press statement stated that the service was developed for people who love to watch TV but according to their own way, suits, and needs on their portable handheld devices such as smartphones and tablets. The press statement further stated that the YouTube TV was made for people who love to watch TV but have a flexible lifestyle.

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YouTube TV features

The decision to launch the YouTube TV in 10 new markets comes at a juncture when most people are ready to do away with traditional cable television or even satellite companies. More and more people are now opting for service based on the internet which also includes, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu.

The YouTube video allows one account to be shared between six users, however, the digital service can be streamed at a time on only three devices.

A user can access over 40 channels and also has the option to buy viewing content from high-end networks such as Showtime. Apart from that the internet based TV service also provides the users with a virtual DVR that comes with unlimited storage so that the consumers can stream the shows that they have recorded to skip the commercials.