YouTube TV Adds Over 30 New Markets in Latest Expansion

Google’s streaming television service, YouTube TV, has added 34 new markets in its latest expansion efforts.  The new markets bring the total number of markets where the service is available to 84, a substantial increase for the dozen markets that were available at launch.

For those who may not recall, YouTube TV is Google’s streaming television service that, for $35 per month, you get six accounts and access to over 40 channels.  You can access your account from any device even when you are not at home plus you have an unlimited storage cloud-based DVR to record shows to watch later.  The service is aimed at “cord cutters”.

The expansion into new markets is an indicator that Google is seeing success with the service and generally reviews have been positive.

As for these new markets, here are a few of them:

  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Waco, Texas
  • Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Madison, Wisconsin
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • Flint, Michigan
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Green Bay, Wisconsin

You can find the entire list on the Available Locations page over at Google Support.

If you are interested in giving YouTube TV a try, you can do so with a free 30-day trial.  Just visit the sign-up page and enter your zip code.  If the service is available, you will be guided through the setup process.  Make sure that you do this at home however as Google will need to provision you on local networks to assure you gain access.

Finally, while you can use your iPhone and iPad to access the service, if you sign up through the Apple iTunes Store, you will pay a slightly larger premium at $39 per month.  That is to cover the cost of Apple’s fees for Google to list the service in the store.  It is less expensive if you sign up directly on the YouTube TV site.