As PlayStation Vue includes more local channels on its lineup, live streaming audiences can watch more programs that matter in their everyday lives.
The Sony-owned Internet TV service has gradually added CBS, ABC, and other local stations for viewers all over the United States. Viewers from any region can access local stations like NBC and FOX networks as well.
These added channels are important for the majority of PlayStation Vue audiences due to the daily doses of weather, local news, and sports they provide.
Sony Corporation, PlayStation Vue’s umbrella organization, announced that it included another 85 local stations for its streaming service.
Customers are provided with the availability of their area’s ABC, NBC, and other similar channels. Sony said that with these new additions, PlayStation Vue now provides over 540 local stations across the areas it is serving.
Although these local channels are accessible in populated areas for over-the-air antennae that are free of charge, some customers choose to stream them because this method is more convenient.
The digital video recorder (DVR) option is also preferred. In April, PlayStation Vue removed the Sinclair Broadcast Group’s local channels from its rosters like ABC, FOX, CBS, and NBC locals.
Now, PlayStation Vue’s relationship with the broadcasting firm appears to be on the mend. The live streaming TV service is adding the Sinclair-owned local channels back.
Sinclair controls programs and offers marketing services to more TV networks than any other firms.
As one of the largest and most diversified TV broadcasting companies in the country, it is also the major local news service provider and sports content producer in America.
PlayStation Vue is also enabling customers to gain access to a huge number of networks available nationally besides the local channels.
These include the mainstream and major networks like Animal Planet, Disney Channel, USA, and ESPN. In addition, AMC, ESPN2, Disney Junior, and SyFy are included in the offerings.
The PlayStation Vue subscribers can select one of four different channel subscription package choices and add-ons like Showtime and HBO.