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Aimed at 'cord cutters,' YouTube TV expands into Baltimore market

Aimed at 'cord cutters,' YouTube TV expands into Baltimore market

YouTube TV, which bills itself as an alternative to cable television, is expanding into Baltimore and 13 other markets.

With the new markets — including Boston, Cincinnati, Las Vegas, Louisville, Ky., Memphis, Tenn., Nashville, Tenn., and Pittsburgh — YouTube TV said Thursday it is now available in 50 percent of U.S. households.

It said it plans to expand into 17 additional markets in the coming weeks, including Indianapolis, Kansas City, Mo., Milwaukee, San Diego and St. Louis.

YouTube TV, a Google-owned pay service, is different from YouTube, its online partner offering originally created videos.

It offers nearly 50 networks, promoting itself as suitable for...