Good news for Google TV users in the US, Google TV’s free built-in channels are now available to all. On April 11, Google unveiled over 800 free channels for Google TV but it was previously available to a limited number of users. But now it’s going live for everyone. As many other streaming platforms are providing free channels, it is a wise move by Google to not lag behind the competition.
Along with free channels, Google also revamped the Live tab, which organizes channels into categories that allow users to access channels easily. The tab also shows YouTube TV or Sling TV subscription content.
The number of free channels is quite big, not all the free channels will be useful for you, but there will be plenty of free built-in channels which you may like. These free channels are from Tubi, Plex, and Haystack News. Yes, the list of free channels is quite big.
These free channels are available to Chromecast users and users with Google TV from TCL, Sony, Hisense, etc. Since free channels are now widely rolling out, users with supported devices will get the new changes. These free channels range from movies to sports. Yes, there are various categories to explore from.
Free Google TV channels are accessible in the Live tab where Pluto TV channels are also available. Google TV’s free channels are ad supported.
What if you have an Android TV and not the Google TV, well Google plans to release free channels to Android TV users in the US later this year. Yes, the change will also include a new TV guide.