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#208841 1-Mar-2017 19:00
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Ok, so who is using this now?

 

YouTube TV announcement:

 

 

Live TV streaming from ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, regional sports networks and dozens of popular cable networks. Cloud DVR with no storage limits. US$35/month

 

 

 





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  #1728475 1-Mar-2017 19:32
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Doesn't look to be available yet, maybe just an announcement? 

 

Will definitely be signing up on the first month to see what it's like and decide from there whether to stick. Looks exciting though, we'll probably see a lot more of this from other providers. 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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  #1728476 1-Mar-2017 19:33
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  #1728483 1-Mar-2017 19:46
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freitasm:

 

I would say it's US only, you will need a Google US account and VPN.

 

 

"The new service will be available later this spring to customers in the US for $35 a month with no contract; that lets up to six users access content whenever they want."

 

https://www.engadget.com/2017/02/28/youtube-tv-is-googles-live-tv-service/

 

"All in all, the total of "more than 40 networks" is comparable to options like Sling TV and PlayStation Vue, although each service varies (YouTube TV's channel lineup is below)."


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  #1734512 10-Mar-2017 19:41
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I plan to sign up also if my proxy server allows me to get to it. I have a VPN also but it's a bit slow.

 

If it goes well I would ditch VF cable completely and use OTA for local channels and Google TV for the rest. I would miss Turbo and Food Channel though and unbiased news like BBC or even CNN and only have Fox(!)





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  #1734544 10-Mar-2017 21:29
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lchiu7:

 

I plan to sign up also if my proxy server allows me to get to it. I have a VPN also but it's a bit slow.

 

If it goes well I would ditch VF cable completely and use OTA for local channels and Google TV for the rest. I would miss Turbo and Food Channel though and unbiased news like BBC or even CNN and only have Fox(!)

 

 

What is OTA for FTA? TVNZ via tablet app and 3Now via many apps?


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  #1734569 10-Mar-2017 22:05
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Sorry too many acronyms. OTA = Over the Air = Freeview (HD). I just use a traditional TV with a Freeview Tuner





Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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  #1757777 6-Apr-2017 19:18
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Well it went live today and I managed to sign up for a free trial. But it's not going to be for me.

 

Firstly it's not supported by my Proxy service so I needed a VPN to get in. Then the players are somewhat restricted. You need a phone primarily and if you want to watch on a TV you need a Chromecast. They might come out with other clients one day but at the moment it's pretty restricted.





Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #1757789 6-Apr-2017 20:06
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Had to use mock locations paired with a VPN just to get to payment screen, at least it works with my NZ card.


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  #1757798 6-Apr-2017 20:47
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Hopefully with time the DNS providers can add support


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  #1757804 6-Apr-2017 21:01
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good to see cbs on there as sling tv and directv now don't have it

 

but 1 problem with youtube is a few unblockers can not bypass the geoblock

 

 


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  #1757805 6-Apr-2017 21:02
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biggal:

 

good to see cbs on there as sling tv and directv now don't have it

 

but 1 problem with youtube is a few unblockers can not bypass the geoblock

 

 

 

 

 

 

on mobiles it seems to force you to use gps to let it see your location before sign up.

 

After one fake it now works for me.


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  #1757818 6-Apr-2017 21:38
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Yes I deliberately didn't post instructions on what I did as I think if you wanted to do it, you would know.

 

It also works with OpenVPN installed on my Asus router which Getflix say is the fastest VPN but still has an impact on speed.

 

Well I have a month free trial and if I forget after a month a free Chromecast :-)

 

Another note. The audio is only Stereo 2.0 which is disappointing.





Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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  #1757821 6-Apr-2017 21:47
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Cool can't wait to give this new service a go

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  #1758016 7-Apr-2017 10:36
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Couldn't get around the location checks, even with a VPN.  Not going to be a thing for me :( 


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  #1758087 7-Apr-2017 12:30
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The answer is on this thread unless you have an iPhone 😁




Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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