If the month-to-month value for all of those streaming TV providers goes to maintain going up, the least they’ll do is throw in some new options and higher video high quality, proper? That’s what YouTube says you possibly can quickly count on from YouTube TV; as we speak, the corporate introduced that within the coming weeks, the service will “introduce a brand new add-on package deal with 4K streaming, offline viewing, and limitless concurrent streams at house.”
Sadly, a YouTube TV spokesperson didn’t have a lot else to share past the top-level information of those upcoming additions. It’s not clear whether or not there will likely be any limits on what channels or reveals help offline downloads, neither is YouTube giving any examples of what content material will likely be obtainable in 4K. One would hope for some sporting occasions. At present, prospects have a most of three concurrent streams, nevertheless it looks as if YouTube will likely be eradicating any such constraints as long as you’re viewing from house.
Offline viewing is fairly uncommon among the many streaming TV apps. Hulu permits you to obtain on-demand TV reveals and films to look at offline, however this doesn’t apply to recordings from its reside TV service. Sling TV affords no such performance, nor does AT&T TV.
The “add-on package deal” language suggests you’ll must pay greater than the usual $65 month-to-month subscription to entry these options. YouTube TV raised its base subscription to that final June. However the firm nonetheless advertises that, at the same time as the price will increase, YouTube TV nonetheless doesn’t include any hidden charges and affords limitless cloud DVR house. The service has over 3 million prospects.