The YouTube will introduce paid subscriptions for users, transmit resource Recode, citing anonymous sources. Access to the service will cost roughly 10 dollars a month.
According to sources, the portal plans to merge music subscription YouTube Music Key, launched last fall in a beta version, and the other is a paid service that will allow you to watch videos without ads, in one service cost $ 10 a month.
Previously Director of content and business operations, YouTube Robert Kyncl told about plans of development of the popular video service. “Some users want more options for which they are willing to pay. I don’t think the introduction of a paid subscription would change anything for ordinary users,” he said. According to a top Manager, so “YouTube adapts to its users”.
In may 2013, the video service YouTube has entered in test mode, the program that allowed content creators to charge users a subscription fee for no ads. In the pilot version involved 53 channel, including Digital Theatre, DHX Kids TV, Hombre Pix, On Cue, Rap battle network, TYTplus. Subscription price – from $0.99 per month.
It was later revealed that a paid service was used by not many people as expected. In November 2014, YouTube launched a beta version of music service YouTube Music Key, which you can listen to music without ads and offline for $9.99 a month.
In March of this year, the resource Variety reported that YouTube is considering launching its own subscription VOD service (video-on-demand models for individual delivery to the subscriber of various video products).