Roku and YouTube End Lengthy Standoff as YouTube TV Returns to Platform

Sides reach multiyear carriage agreement after earlier accusations of anticompetitive behavior

Roku and Google have finally settled their months-long disagreement, coming to a long-term carriage deal for both YouTube and YouTube TV on the connected TV platform.

Top line

The companies, whose stalemate threatened to shake up the connected TV landscape, reached the deal just a day before the previous deal for the YouTube app expired on Dec. 9. YouTube TV has been off the platform since April after the two sides failed to reach a carriage renewal.

Between the lines

Roku and YouTube have been facing off for the better part of the year, with the connected TV platform accusing Google of anticompetitive behavior.

“Roku and Google have agreed to a multi-year extension for both YouTube and YouTube TV.  This



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