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YouTube Latest Outfit To Launch Web-TV Service; Several Sports Offerings IncludedPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 01 / 17
YouTube yesterday "unveiled a web-TV service that will offer a package of over 40 broadcast and cable channels for $35 a month," making parent company Google the "latest entrant in a race to win over millions of consumers who are shifting away from traditional TV," according to Nicas & Ramachand...
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