YouTube launches live TV streaming service

YouTube has unveiled details of its much-anticipated television streaming service, describing it as “live TV designed for the YouTube generation”. YouTube TV is set to go live “soon” in the US with a line-up of more than 40 channels, including the biggest US broadcast networks. The service will be available across devices, includes a cloud […]

Al Jazeera America launches today

Al Jazeera’s new US channel launches today, taking on existing news services such as CNN and MSNBC. The launch follows Al Jazeera’s acquisition of Al Gore-backed Current TV at the beginning of the year. The channel will be available to close to 50 million US TV homes at launch thanks to Current TV’s carriage agreements. […]