NBC’s Fight With YouTube TV Is Why Everyone Should Have A TV Antenna – XDA Developers

Google and Comcast-owned NBCUniversal are presently preventing with one another over distribution rights on YouTube TV. Disputes between media firms and TV suppliers are nothing new, and the fights typically go public as either side try to rally public help behind them, and even cable-cutting platforms like YouTube TV aren't immune. Nonetheless, there may be one lesson we will all be taught from these unending distribution battles: everybody ought to get a TV antenna.

The newest company battle includes NBCUniversal and YouTube TV, which might end in YouTube TV dropping entry to all of NBC’s networks (together with NBC, E!, CNBC, Bravo, and numerous native channels) as quickly as at present. In response to a report by Ars Technica, NBCUniversal wished Google to incorporate subscriptions to NBC’s Peacock streaming service in YouTube TV, which might have elevated prices for subscribers. Though NBC was prepared to drop that demand, Google alleges that NBC nonetheless needs to cost extra for its channels than different similarly-sized TV suppliers.

“If NBCU provides us equitable phrases,” Google wrote in a weblog submit, “we’ll renew our settlement with them. Nonetheless, if we're unable to succeed in a deal by Thursday, the NBCU lineup of channels will not be accessible on YouTube TV and we'll lower our month-to-month worth by $10, from $64.99 to $54.99 (whereas this content material stays off our platform).”

There have been many related battles over TV distribution in recent times, to the purpose the place the apply has its own Wikipedia page with plenty of examples.

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