Plex announces new free live service with 80+ channels
What you need to know
- Plex has made a major announcement.
- It has today launched a new free live TV service.
- It's available worldwide and features 80+ channels.
Plex has today announced a brand new live TV service with 80+ channels totally free. In a press release today the company stated:
The addition of Live TV brings news like Reuters and Yahoo Finance, as well as kids shows, sports, and movies. The new Live TV is different from Plex's TV and DVR service, as it does not require any hardware.
Plex CEO Keith Valory said:
Free Live TV streaming on Plex will be supported on Apple TV and iOS, as well as Android, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, the Plex Web App, and Roku.
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