Google’s YouTube TV signs deal to restore access to Disney channels

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Earlier this month, YouTube made a multi-year pact with streaming platform Roku Inc to distribute YouTube’s flagship app and TV service, ending a months-long battle against behavioral accusations. anti-competitive.

Alphabet Inc’s YouTube began restoring access to Walt Disney Co channels on its platform on Sunday, after the companies reached a distribution deal to end a two-day outage.

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Youtube tweeted that “we’ve made a deal with Disney and have already started restoring access to channels like ESPN and FX.”

Neither company disclosed the financial terms of the deal.

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YouTube warned last week that it would only renew its deal with Disney if the company offered “a level playing field” and announced it was cutting YouTube TV’s monthly price by $ 15, from $ 64.99 to $ 49, $ 99.

YouTube said on Sunday that a monthly subscription fell back to $ 64.99, but affected users would get a one-time discount of $ 15.

“We appreciate Google’s collaboration to achieve a level playing field that is consistent with the market,” Disney said in a statement Sunday.

Earlier this month, YouTube made a multi-year pact with streaming platform Roku Inc to distribute YouTube’s flagship app and TV service, ending a months-long battle against behavioral accusations. anti-competitive.



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