YouTube may launch subscription video service for a monthly fee
YouTube may soon have a subscription option for its best original content. A comment buried in a Variety report reveals that the Google-owned video site is “exploring the prospect of launching its own subscription VOD service.” The service would presumably offer ad-free streaming of certain video content that’s part of the program. That could likely include videos from YouTube stars under the YouTube Originals banner.
If such a service were to hit the market, it’s said that it would be similar to YouTube Music Key, which provides ad-free access to select music videos and free streaming from Google Play Music for an introductory price of $7.99 per month. The rumor comes from an unnamed executive at a company that partners with YouTube to…
Source:: The Verge