YouTube just gave a big clue that its $12-a-month Premium service is headed for extinction after only eight months (GOOG, GOOGL)
|11/28/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Starting in 2019, new original content on YouTube will be available for free with advertisements, rather than being available exclusively through the company’s subscription service, YouTube Premium.
- The goal behind the streaming platform’s decision to move its original content outside of its subscription service is to expand its audience and “meet the growing demand of a more global fanbase,” YouTube said.
- But the move raises serious questions about the future of YouTube’s $12-a-month Premium subscription service and underscores a longstanding tension within YouTube’s business.
It’s been less than eight months since YouTube launched its $12-a-month “Premium” subscription service — and read more >>>