Google Unplugged: What We Know About the Upcoming Streaming TV Service

The service will cost between $25 and $40

Google Unplugged, Alphabet, Inc., Streaming TV, YouTube, GOOG stock, GOOGL stockGoogle Unplugged is an upcoming streaming service that the company is currently working on and insiders are leaking information about it.

Here are a few things to know about Alphabet Inc’s (NASDAQ:GOOG,GOOGL) Google Unplugged streaming TV service, as collected from Reuters.

  • The new streaming TV service will reportedly be an expansion of Google’s YouTube.
  • CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) has signed a deal for its channels to show up on the streaming TV service.
  • The deal with CBS will include all of its content, such as live streaming of NFL games.
  • Google is also in talks with Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS), Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA,VIAB) and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX,FOXA) to have their channels available via the streaming TV service.
  • Rumors also claim that the tech company is in talks with Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) to offer its channels on the upcoming streaming TV service.
  • Google Unplugged will offer less channels than what a typical cable subscription includes.
  • Google is currently planning to launch the new streaming TV service during the first quarter of 2017.
  • The cost of the streaming TV service hasn’t been pinned down yet, but sources claim it will range from $25 to $40.
  • The streaming TV service will be separate from YouTube, but executives from that platform are reportedly working on Google Unplugged.
  • YouTube and several content providers have refused to comment when asked about the upcoming streaming TV service.

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