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YouTube (GOOG) is planning to roll out paid subscriptions for individual channels, AdAge...

YouTube (GOOG) is planning to roll out paid subscriptions for individual channels, AdAge reports. The first channels, which could arrive by Q2, will reportedly cost $1-$5/month and feature a 45-55 revenue split; YouTube might also charge for content libraries and live events. The online video giant, which has invested plenty in professional content, has already hinted a subscription service could arrive. One unanswered question is how much TV channel and studio owners terrified of upsetting the pay-TV industry will play ball.
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  • Sammy Lee
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    I wouldn't pay a single penny for anything I watch on YouTube.
    29 Jan 2013, 08:22 PM Reply Like
  • New Century
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    that's not the point. the point is that you may pay a few hundred pennies for the ability to watch TV shows or movies that are currently not available on youtube...
    30 Jan 2013, 12:54 AM Reply Like
  • hahaha48
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    i can get that from netflex and amazon already
    i do not need youtube
    30 Jan 2013, 01:44 AM Reply Like
  • hahaha48
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    no way would i pay to watch youtube.
    they can keep it
    30 Jan 2013, 01:43 AM Reply Like
  • delurkingjustforyou
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    You can already pay to watch movies on YouTube
    30 Jan 2013, 01:54 AM Reply Like
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