YouTube TV will launch Roku and Apple TV apps in early 2018
Cable TV cord-cutters expecting YouTube TV's full app for Roku and Apple TV devices this year will have to wait a little longer.
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YouTube TV is a $35-per-month live TV service aimed at cable cord-cutters. Unlike the free YouTube you know so well, populated by cat videos, how-tos and myriad independent channels and shows, YouTube TV is a direct competitor to cable TV.
In addition to
, and PC browsers, YouTube TV is currently available via the following TV-connected devices. All of them, except Chromecast, use the new big-screen app that debuted in October.
Chromecast (including Chromecast built-in TVs from Vizio and others)
Update, 11:20 a.m. ET: The headline previously read "YouTube TV delays its Roku and Apple TV apps to 2018" and was updated following a clarification by YouTube TV's representative of its original statement on timing.