Sure, that's the way it should work. But, any issues with the YouTube TV app and how well it works (or doesn't) are unrelated to the fact that Google didn't renew the contract for Roku to carry the app. Google added the YouTube app workaround, so they do want the app to work. Roku wants the app to work. But sometimes, apps don't work.
Keep in mind also that Google has dedicated servers for YouTube TV on Roku, just like they have dedicated servers for YouTube TV on Apple TV, and so on. If there is an issue with the network working, either yours or the extended network to include the path between your device and the Google servers, they will be reported by the app in certain ways. Sometimes the apps give their own responses, other times the apps trigger error messages from the operating system, just like on your laptop or desktop, your iPhone or Android, and any other device.
Yes, some people are experiencing issues with the YouTube TV app, either the app itself, or in the service, but it's unrelated to the Google/Roku contract dispute.
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