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Press Release

December 18, 2018

Local Now Hyperlocal News Service Now Available to YouTube TV Subscribers

Local Now announced today that its hyperlocal news and information service will be available for YouTube TV members. Powered by The Weather Channel television network and other content partners, Local Now delivers real-time, localized information about current events, weather, lifestyle, sports, business, traffic, and more.

Through this latest partnership, YouTube TV members will be able to stream Local Now at any time of day for up-to-date information about news, weather, sports, concerts and live events, restaurant and food recommendations, and more. In  50 markets, the content will be specific to the subscriber’s current area. YouTube TV offers cable-free live TV from 60+ networks that users can watch on their favorite screen - mobile, tablet, TV or computer. Six accounts and DVR with no storage limits are also included with membership.

“We’re thrilled to bring our hyperlocal news platform to new audiences through YouTube TV,” said Jeremy Jones, Head of Product and Innovation for Local Now. “YouTube has long been at the forefront of content creation and digital video, while at Local Now we continue to perfect and innovate our ability to get information to the public across local markets. This is the perfect coupling of streaming and content and we are excited to grow our audience through YouTube TV.”

In addition to content from The Weather Channel television network, Local Now also includes local news content from partners including: The Associated Press, Reuters, Tribune Content Agency, American City Business Journals, Yelp, Stadium, Cheddar, Pointslocal, SportRadar, Internet Video Archive, TrafficLand, INRIX, Flight Aware, and more. Local Now is available across a portfolio of over-the-top (OTT), mobile, and TV platforms, including YouTube TV, Sling TV, Xumo, MobiTV, fuboTV, Plex, iOS, Android, Roku and Amazon Fire TV.

For more information and to watch Local Now visit: www.localnow.com.


About Local Now

Local Now is a streaming service that is changing the way Americans get news about their communities. Powered by The Weather Channel and content partners, Local Now delivers real-time, hyper-local news, weather, traffic, sports, and lifestyle information. With unique technology that transmits localized information to hundreds of markets across the United States, Local Now delivers the same information seen in a 30 to 60 minute local news broadcast segment, on-demand and in a fraction of the time. Local Now is available on Sling TV, YouTube TV, MobiTV, fuboTV and other major OTT platforms. It is also available in the iOS, Android, Roku and Amazon Fire app stores as well as desktop.