PBS Plans to Start Free Live Streaming on The PBS App





PBS Passport has offered access to a huge collection of PBS content on-demand if you are willing to pay. Now, according to a report from The Streaming Advisor PBS is planning to add a live feed of PBS, even if you don’t subscribe to PBS Passport.

According to The Streaming Advisor, Ira Rubenstein, PBS’s Chief Digital Officer, says they are working on offering a free stream of PBS. This new free stream will be found in the PBS app on many popular devices.

Right now, we don’t have any date for when this will happen other than the goal of launching the free stream in 2020. Yet it is important to remember that these kinds of things can be delayed.

Currently, PBS is only streaming to cord cutters through YouTube TV. Offering PBS for free through the PBS app would open up PBS to millions of Americans who live in areas where PBS is not available for free over the air.

PBS is also reportedly in talks to bring its live feed to other live TV streaming services, but at this time no announcements have been made about which services will be next.

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