YouTube TV app for Apple TV and Roku to launch in the first quarter of 2018
One of the restricting determinants; when deciding on an over-the-top video streaming service is the capability to stream the content to your TV. Most of the streaming services enable some kind of casting from your smartphone or tablet, but that’s not a comprehensive solution. In order to do this, you depend on various parts of hardware that could disappoint at any time. In addition, there is some programming like the NFL doesn’t presently allow smartphone streaming of their content.
This is the reason when YouTube TV began rolling out its standalone app, I began doing a happy jig. The fact that I can now conveniently use the streaming apps on my smart TV or Xbox, and the experience is not less than an immense pleasure to me. The YouTube app for Apple TV and Roku spares me on Sundays and enables me to watch my favourite (but terrible) Bengals.
Perversely for some users, they still lack the app. Users with Apple TV and Roku devices were slated to use the app before the end of this year. Now, when just 12 days left in 2017; we’re receiving word that the apps are being thrust back to Q1 2018. In addition to YouTube TV App for Apple TV and Roku, the YouTube TV app will also be compatible with former smart TVs in the first quarter. These TVs cover few Samsung TV sets from 2013 and 2014. Older Sony TV’s that run a Linux-based OS rather than an Android TV will receive the app too.
Many of the YouTube TV’s rivals like Hulu, Sling, DirecTV Now, and PlayStation Vue are all on various platforms. YouTube TV slackens a bit backward than the others as they’re all accessible on Apple TV and Roku already. Whereas, you won’t even get the YouTube TV app on Amazon’s Fire TV or the PlayStation 4. Google and Amazon have had very public confrontations (although matters do seem to be getting better) and Sony declines to make other streaming services on its gaming system while it’s pushing PlayStation Vue.
Notwithstanding all of that, YouTube TV app is one of the favorite choices for cord-cutters at the moment now. The range of channels is excellent, and at only $35 a month; it’s very pocket-friendly. The service first rolled out to just a bunch of cities in the US when it initially launched, but that number has recently pushed past 80. And now we are going to see YouTube TV app for Apple TV and Roku globally.